Bishop Konderla Appoints Fr. Brian O’Brien As Pastor of St. Francis Xavier in Stillwater

Bishop David Konderla has appointed  Father Brian O’Brien as Pastor of St. Francis Xavier in Stillwater. Continuing his role as the Associate Director of Vocations, Father O’Brien will complete his assignment as the President of Bishop Kelley High School on  December 21, 2017, and will begin his work in Stillwater on  January 13, 2018.

Pope formally recognizes Oklahoma’s Fr. Stanley Rother as first U.S.-born martyr

From the Catholic News Service: Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr born in the United States. The Vatican made the announcement Dec. 2. The recognition of his martyrdom clears the way for his beatification.   Read the full report here. […]