November 13, 2013 – Msgr. Dennis Dorney, Vicar General of the Diocese of Tulsa, issued a letter today to all the clergy of the diocese requesting a special second collection to “assist those in Vietnam and the Philippines who suffered the devastation of the recent typhoon.” The letter was issued at the request of Bishop […]
The Holy Family Cathedral Women’s Club is collecting toiletries for abused women residing at the Day Spring Villa. Donation boxes will be at the south and east cathedral entrances from October 14 through November 14.
The Catholic Home Mission Appeal works to support home mission diocese in the United States by supporting seminarian formation in a poor diocese. Often home mission priests and lay ministers require special training to attend to unique needs of their faith communities. Your support is necessary for the success of these and other projects. Please […]
Christians around the world are united in a special way during Lent, Holy Wek and Easter. Our hearts, minds and prayers are also especially aware of the Holy Land. One a year, on Good Friday, our parishes are called on to support Christians in the Holy Land. As a pontifical collection requested by Pope Benedict […]
Second Collection for the “Retirement Fund for Religious” will be on December 10th/11th. This collection will help fund the retirement and medical expenses nationally for retired religious brothers and sisters.
Next week our diocese will take up the Peters Pence Collection, which provides the Holy Father with the funds he needs to carry out his most important charitable works. The proceeds benefit the most disadvantaged: victims of war, oppression, and natural disasters. Through your generosity, we can cast the peace of Christ upon the world.
From Bishop Slattery: (via www.dioceseoftulsa.org) My Dear People, “We Oklahomans know the deadly power of tornadoes firsthand, so when we heard of the destruction in Joplin, Missouri, we were among the first to ask, ‘What can we do to help?’ I called the Bishop of Springfield-Cape Girardeau on the night of the tornado and again […]
The Church of St. Mary is organizing an effort to send food and water to those affected by the Joplin, Missouri tornado. For more information, or to contribute to the effort, please follow this link: http://saintmarystulsa.blogspot.com/2011/05/tulsa-help-for-missouri-tornado-victims.html
The Church in Latin America faces many difficult challenges. Powerful earthquakes devastated Haiti and Chile last year, creating lasting damage to the Church, while a significant loss of parishioners to migration and other faiths, the inability to support itself financially, and a lack of priests and religious to effectively minister to the large number of […]