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  • St. Philip Neri Catholic School to break ground on new Family Life Center

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    MIDWEST CITY -- St. Philip Neri Catholic Church and School will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Family Life Center at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30, on the west side of the church/school property at 1107 Felix Place. The project is fully funded by the parishioners of St. Philip Neri...

  • Holocaust victims' remains found in France

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Sun, Jul 26, 2015

    The burial on Sunday of the remains of an unknown Holocaust victim brought a solemn close to an extraordinary set of circumstances. Members of the Oklahoma City Jewish community, led by Rabbi Abby Jacobson, hosted a traditional Jewish burial ceremony for the remains of an unknown woman killed...

  • Devil in Detroit: Satanic Temple to unveil Baphomet statue on Saturday

    Carla Hinton,Religion and Values Blog | Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    A monument of Satan that has been proposed for the grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol building will be unveiled on Saturday, July 25 -- in Detroit. In a news release, the Satanic Temple based in New York City said it will unveil its Baphomet monument during an event at an undisclosed...

  • How To See Pope Francis During His U.S. Visit

    Published: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    People are busy making plans to see Pope Francis during his September visit to the United States. Here's a story giving some details about ways to see the pontiff when he comes to America: Pope Francis will make his first visit to the U.S. in September, stopping in Washington, D.C., New York and...

  • Oklahoma's congressional leaders hold prayer breakfast

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    The Oklahoma Congressional delegation recently hosted its 10th annual Oklahoma Prayer Breakfast at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., to pray for Oklahomans and celebrate the proud history and tradition of the Sooner State. About 140 people attended, ranging from Oklahomans...

  • Wade in the water ...

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    I was very little but I remember being baptized by Rev. Albritton at Tabitha Baptist Church in northeast Oklahoma City. I remember being intrigued when I saw people being baptized from the pews but I was a little terrified when it came time for me to get into the baptistery myself. I understood...

  • Faith Notes: Weekend June 27-28

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    Here are several faith-themed events happening in the metro area this weekend: Saturday, June 27 Buddha Mind Monastery’s 2015 “Veggie Festival” continues through 4 p.m. at 5800 S Anderson Road. The free event, which began at 10 a.m., will include cooking demonstrations, a cook-off and...

  • See Falls Creek evening worship service live tonight

    Carla Hinton | Published: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

      DAVIS — Falls Creek Baptist Conference is broadcasting a live worship service via a live stream channel at 7 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, June 24. “Even though Week 4 of summer camp (June 22-26) was suspended, the spiritual impact of Falls Creek continues,” Andy Harrison, Falls Creek program...

  • Faith Notes: Weekend June 20-21

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, Jun 20, 2015

    Here are several faith-themed events planned for the weekend:   Saturday, June 20   “Praise in the Stadium” continues through 9 p.m. at Douglass High School’s Moses F. Miller Stadium, 900 Martin Luther King Ave. The event is hosted by Secret Place Community Church, Good News Festival...

  • OKC community prayer vigil for Charleston, S.C., set for Sunday, June 21

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, Jun 20, 2015

    An Oklahoma City Community Prayer Vigil for Charleston, S.C., will be at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 21 at Avery Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1425 N Kelham. The church’s senior pastor is the Rev. D. Lavel Crawford (pictured). A flier and Facebook promotion about the event said all...

  • Baptist leaders cancel next Falls Creek youth camp session

    Carla Hinton | Published: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    DAVIS — The June 22-26 session of Falls Creek youth camp has been canceled due to flooding in the Turner Falls area, Baptist leaders said. Officials with Falls Creek Baptist Camp & Conference Center near Davis said the upcoming camp session will not take place due to continued infrastructure...

  • Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins

    Carla Hinton | Published: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting, started today, June 18. It is one of the five pillars, or obligations, of Islam. Many Muslims around the world abstain from food, drink and sensual pleasures from dawn to sunset during the month, which commemorates the divine revelation of the...



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