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Jubilee of Single Catholics: Sunday, April 17

Jubilee of Single Catholics: Sunday, April 17

Bishop Slattery will celebrate Mass at Holy Family Cathedral on Sunday, April 17, at 5:00 p.m. to mark the Year of Mercy’s Jubilee for Single Catholics. The Single Catholics of Tulsa aims to create and sustain a welcoming and joy-filled community for single, divorced and widowed Catholics, 35+. Call Bryan, 918-835-3618; Terri, 918-361-7076; or Mary, 918-749-6791 for more information. … Read entire article »

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Wednesdays at the Cathedral: Fireside Chat on Divine Mercy March 30

Wednesdays at the Cathedral: Fireside Chat on Divine Mercy March 30

Wednesdays at the Cathedral continues on Easter Wednesday, March 30.   The Adult Education class features Father Jovita and Deacon Kevin Sartorius talking about Divine Mercy, especially topical in this extraordinary Year of Mercy. The Youth Group will have a Confirmed! party celebrating the members who were confirmed on Easter Sunday. RCIA and the children’s Religious Education classes will continue.   … Read entire article »

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24 Hours for the Lord: Confessions on March 4 & 5

24 Hours for the Lord: Confessions on March 4 & 5

  Pope Francis declared that 2016 would be a Jubilee Year of Mercy for the whole world. “So many people, including young people, are returning to the sacrament of reconciliation; through this experience they are rediscovering a path back to the Lord, living a moment of intense prayer and finding meaning in their lives.” Pope Francis Holy Family Cathedral is fortunate to be the center of a number of Year of Mercy events: The Relics of Saint Maria Goretti, The Sealing … Read entire article »

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When are the holy doors open? How do I get an indulgence?

When are the holy doors open? How do I get an indulgence?

During this Year of Mercy, Pope Francis wishes for all of us to experience God’s mercy. Pope Francis wants each of us to have a “moment of encounter with the mercy of God” through an indulgence. I wish that the Jubilee Indulgence may reach each one as a genuine experience of God’s mercy, which comes to meet each person in the Face of the Father who welcomes and forgives, forgetting completely the sin committed. To experience … Read entire article »

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Absolution in the Jubilee Year of Mercy

Absolution in the Jubilee Year of Mercy

The Diocese of Tulsa offers the following as a clarification on Pope Francis’ recent statement allowing priests to absolve the sin of abortion without having recourse to the local bishop for the removal of the attached penalty of excommunication.   Download a PDF of the Clarification here.   Several weeks ago Pope Francis announced that during the upcoming Holy Year of Mercy, all priests throughout the world would be empowered to offer absolution for the sin of abortion. In considering … Read entire article »

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Bishop Slattery will seal the Holy Doors at the Cathedral: September 8

Bishop Slattery will seal the Holy Doors at the Cathedral: September 8

The Holy Father has declared a Jubilee Year of Mercy to begin December 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, in order to more deeply contemplate and avail ourselves of the Father’s infinite mercy. As part of this Jubilee, the Pope Francis has decreed that each diocesan Cathedral should have a Holy Door, a Door of Mercy, which will serve as “a sign that mercy is also a goal to reach and requires dedication and sacrifice” … Read entire article »

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The Relics of Saint Maria Goretti at Holy Family on November 10

The Relics of Saint Maria Goretti at Holy Family on November 10

The relics of Saint Maria Goretti are coming to Holy Family Cathedral on November 10 and 11. The Diocese of Tulsa has arranged for public veneration at Holy Family, Saint Therese in Collinsville, Bishop Kelley High School, Saints Peter & Paul, and Saint John in McAlester. Holy Family’s Schedule Mass: November 10, 6:00 p.m. Public Veneration of the Relics: November 10, 7:00 p.m. to November 11, 6:59 a.m. (all night) Confessions: all night Mass: November 11, 7:00 a.m. The schedules for … Read entire article »

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