The Catholic Pastoral Center of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is seeking a full-time experienced cook to work a flexible schedule that requires evening and weekend work. The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience in food service. Catering experience is preferred. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are available during regular business hours at the CPC, 7501 Northwest Expressway, Oklahoma City.
The Blessed Stanley Rother Shrine is seeking a director of development to be responsible for all aspects of fundraising and donor relations. The director will be charged with building the material resources of the Shrine in support of its mission of leading souls to Christ and honoring Blessed Stanley Rother. The successful candidate will organize and manage all fundraising programs and services for the Shrine, including direct mail, gift cultivation and solicitation, annual appeals, donor events, database management, planned giving, endowment funding and grant writing. The director of development will form a collaborative working relationship with pastors, parish leaders, chancery staff and potential donors to identify and cultivate gift prospects for special projects and programs of the Shrine as well as create and execute an annual calendar of development initiatives. The successful candidate will organize special events and capital campaigns to raise funds for Shrine initiatives and building projects. The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree (Masters or MBA preferred) in business/management or another relevant field, or possess general management experience in a comparable position, a minimum five years of development experience and be an active, practicing Catholic in good standing. Send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. *Click on the job title to view a more detailed job description.
The Blessed Stanley Rother Shrine is seeking a director of pilgrimage to be responsible for coordinating pilgrimages and religious events at the Blessed Stanley Rother Shrine. The director of pilgrimage will manage and organize all aspects of Shrine pilgrimages, including scheduling of Masses, tours and special events and supervision and training of staff and volunteers. The director of pilgrimage will ensure that pilgrims and visitors are greeted and receive orientation to the Shrine, including opportunities to learn about Blessed Stanley Rother and time for prayer and reflection. The successful candidate will coordinate outreach and promotion of Blessed Stanley Rother Shrine pilgrimages in dioceses, churches, schools, conferences and events. The director of pilgrimage will have a desire to promote the Church’s work of evangelization and to promote knowledge of and devotion to Blessed Stanley Rother. Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. *Click on the job title to view a more detailed job description.
The Catholic Pastoral Center of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City seeks an administrative assistant in the Secretariat for Divine Worship to organize and coordinate archdiocesan liturgical events, retreats and workshops and assist the director with ongoing formation and growth of liturgical ministries as well as provide liturgical resources to be used in parishes. Catholic in good standing who is knowledgeable in liturgy. Independently manage a wide range of administrative tasks. Send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
The Office of Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is seeking a coordinator of Catholic education with a focus on curriculum and instruction to provide guidance, direction and leadership to school administrators and faculty. Oversee implementation of a clearly articulated curriculum aligned with relevant standards and Gospel values; provide programs and services aligned with the mission to enrich academic programs and support the development of student and family life; assist principals by responding to issues, problems and concerns at school sites. Masters’ degree in education, educational administration and supervision or a related field a must; at least five years of experience in Catholic school leadership preferred; practicing Catholic in good standing, and committed to Catholic identity and mission of Catholic schools. Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
“It took tremendous courage in the face of intense pressure for Gov. Stitt to grant clemency in this case. I applaud his commitment to seeking justice while providing the condemned an opportunity for redemption. To oppose the death penalty is not to be soft on crime. Rather, it is to be strong on the dignity of life.” -- Most Rev. Paul S. Coakley, Archbishop of Oklahoma City
Durante noviembre, mientras vemos el mundo natural que nos rodea preparándose para su largo descanso invernal, la liturgia de la Iglesia y muchas costumbres populares nos invitan a reflexionar sobre lo que llamamos las últimas cuatro cosas: muerte, juicio, cielo e infierno.
During November as we see the natural world around us preparing for its long winter rest, the Church’s liturgy and many popular customs invite us to reflect on what we call the four last things: death, judgment, heaven and hell.
Los católicos de Oklahoma que buscan apoyar a las empresas católicas locales esta Navidad tienen varias opciones de donde comprar, incluyendo una nueva librería católica en el suroeste de la ciudad de Oklahoma.
The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City and the Diocese of Tulsa on Nov. 11 launched a new project to better understand the history, educational value and experiences of Native students in Oklahoma Catholic boarding schools from 1880 to 1965.
SULPHUR – With the arrival of Father Aaron Foshee as pastor in 2018, the staff and parishioners at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church began thinking of ways to follow Archbishops Coakley’s call to “go and make disciples.”
The events leading to the imagining and ultimate failure of Saint John Vianney Seminary in the Tulsa area became a story of the great depression and a compelling conflict between two very strong and gifted men both possessing formidable egos.
by Jim Beckman, Executive Director of the Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis
What are you thankful for? Seems a bit trendy to ask such a question at a time like this, Thanksgiving and all. I’m hoping you will dig a little deeper with me, though, as you read this. What are you really thankful for? And, when is the last time you told someone about it?
This short book, 94 pages, by Monsignor James Shea, the president of the University of Mary (sponsored by Benedictine sisters) in North Dakota is worth pondering. “From Christendom to Apostolic Mission: pastoral strategies for an Apostolic Age” is not an easy read. It is an academic and theological presentation of Shea's vision of what Catholicism could be with the New Evangelization of the Church, which several of the recent popes have called for.
A major issue in bioethics today involves "informed consent," but some try to make everything about consent. This is especially notable when it comes to ethical discussions around the exercise of human sexuality.