Lenten Fast and St. Patrick’s Day

This was posted on Facebook from Bishop Konderla in regards to St. Patrick’s Day:   This Friday presents an opportunity for evangelization as we keep our Lenten fast this St. Patrick’s Day. Accordingly, I have issued the following memorandum. We will be celebrating on March 17th the Commemoration of St. Patrick, Bishop and Missionary. This […]

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. […]

Relics of St. Sharbel

The relics of Saint Sharbel are coming to the US this fall and will be available for veneration at St. Therese Maronite Catholic Church, Tulsa, on November 17, 2015. The relics will be exposed at 5pm, followed by a rosary, veneration, Mass, novena, and a movie on the life of the saint’s life. St. Sharable […]

Vatican commission approves martyrdom in the Cause for Father Stanley Rother

  Important news from  the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City website: A special Theological Commission at the Congregation of the Causes of Saints in Rome voted Tuesday to formally recognize Oklahoma’s Servant of God Father Stanley Rother a martyr. The determination of martyrdom is a critical step in the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City’s Cause to have Father […]