It has been 10 years since I began walking the Way of Saint James, the Camino de Santiago. The Camino is a network of historic paths leading from various points in Europe to the tomb of Saint James the Greater, the son of Zebedee, friend of Jesus and the first apostle to give his life for the Gospel.
by Patrick J. Raglow, Director Ejecutivo, Caridades Católicas de la Arquidiócesis de la Oklahoma City
Queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo, Esta edición de Sooner Catholic incluye varias historias alentadoras directamente de clientes, cuyos nombres han sido cambiados para proteger la confidencialidad de ellos, estos clientes han sido impactados positivamente por su apoyo a Caridades Católicas.
by Patrick J. Raglow, Catholic Charities Executive Director
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, This issue of the Sooner Catholic includes several encouraging stories directly from clients, whose names have been changed to protect client confidentiality, who have been positively impacted by your support of Catholic Charities. These examples were chosen to showcase how each Catholic Charities program animates the seven Corporal Works of Mercy. We hope these true stories inspire your continued support as we launch the 2022 Catholic Charities Annual Appeal.
Father Kasimir “Casey” Krutkowski came to Oklahoma in 1949, with 12 other priests from Poland recruited by Bishop Eugene McGuinness to serve in the diocese as one of many who could not return to their homeland after World War II. His path to the Sooner state is one of heroism and terror.
ADRIAN, Mich. — During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the community of Adrian Dominican Sisters was a microcosm of the suffering and loss inflicted by the coronavirus. Of the 219 residents at the sisters’ motherhouse in Adrian, 14 passed away from COVID-19 in the pandemic’s first year.