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‘This is what the Lord made me to be’

Stephen Austin Jones ordained to the priesthood

Divine Direction

Miguel Mireles repeatedly recognized the Lord’s calls on his journey to the shrine

Benedictine monks regain St. Gregory’s University campus

SHAWNEE – Five years after Hobby Lobby and the Green family bought the former campus of Saint Gregory’s University and gifted it to Oklahoma Baptist University, the monks of Saint Gregory’s Abbey have entered into an historic land swap with OBU that will return the campus and its buildings to the abbey.

Reunion draws generations of former students to Ponca City

Not a Vigil Mass, but one of celebration, accompanied recognition of Saint Mary Catholic School and her students and patrons June 7, as the parish celebrated what is believed to be the first-ever, school-wide reunion.

Ask a Priest

Q: In Matthew 7:13, Jesus instructs us to "enter through the narrow gate" ... and "constricted the road that leads to life. And those who find it are few." Are we Christians taking this seriously enough? How few is few? And how do we ensure we are on the path to the narrow gate?

Rother included among Southeastern’s 2024 Distinguished Alumni

Blessed Stanley Rother is among five who will be honored during homecoming festivities Oct. 4-5 at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

National Eucharistic Congress: A Plan

On most Fridays, you can find my wife and I in a sandwich shop having a tuna sandwich for lunch. While I enjoy the tuna on Fridays, it’s not a sandwich I typically would order any other day. Our practice of not eating meat on Fridays has become part of our family life.

Relics of St. Padre Pio at the Bl. Stanley Rother Shrine

OKLAHOMA CITY – In an event that transcends the boundaries of faith and opens up an avenue for historical appreciation, The Blessed Stanley Rother Shrine is honored to announce the public veneration of the relics of Saint Padre Pio on Saturday, July 13.

Sooner Catholic receives seven national media awards

The Sooner Catholic received seven awards from the Catholic Media Association during the 2024 Catholic Media Conference held June 18-21 in Atlanta. Awards are from 2023 publications.

Reds, Whites & Brews moves to OKC Farmers Public Market

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City will host the 15th annual Reds, Whites & Brews from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, July 25 at The OKC Farmers Public Market, 311 S. Klein Ave. in Oklahoma City.  This annual event supports Sanctuary Women’s Development Centers in Oklahoma City and Norman to help women and children experiencing homelessness.