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Archbishop Coakley praises senators’ efforts to address ‘plague of gun violence’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee June 14 praised a bipartisan Senate proposal “to help prevent senseless violence” that includes “reasonable gun safety measures.”

Local fathers share faith, unconditional love

“A man does not become a father simply by bringing a child into the world, but by taking up the responsibility to care for that child. Whenever a man accepts responsibility for the life of another, in some way he becomes a father to that person” (Patris corde).

Bl. Sacrament Catholic Church celebrates 120 years

June 11 marked a special day for Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Lawton. It commemorated the 120th anniversary of the church, and the church celebrated it with an afternoon of family fun and activities.

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd prepares adults serving children in religious formation

Catechists will have the opportunity to attend a camp to enhance their skills to teach children through Good Shepherd Adult Formation.  

Protection charter reaches 20-year mark

Safe Environment protocols were put into place after the creation in 2002 of the USCCB’s Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, which reached its 20-year anniversary this month.

Reds, Whites & Brews returns to raise funds for homeless women in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City will host the 13th annual Reds, Whites & Brews on Friday, July 22, at Dunlap Codding in Oklahoma City’s Film Row. Proceeds will benefit the Sanctuary Women’s Development Center in Oklahoma City. 

Parish-based effort brings focus on pregnant, parenting moms in need

Walking with Moms in Need is a nationwide initiative to increase support for pregnant and parenting mothers facing difficulties. 

Saint Ann assisted, independent living to celebrate 20 years

Saint Ann Retirement Center will celebrate its 20th anniversary with festivities throughout June. 

Revival Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a Eucharistic procession?  A: The Eucharist is the source and summit of Christian life. A Eucharistic procession is a public witness of the adoration of the holy Eucharist, conducted through public streets.

Hope chatbot providing more than “hope” to Catholic Charities’ clients

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City released statistics on an AI-based texting platform that provides immediate access to mental health support through a chatbot named “Hope.”