More on "To Save a Life"
February 25, 2012
In today’s paper, I promised to post one of my stories from The Oklahoman’s archives about the movie “To Save a Life.” I interviewed the film’s star, a young man with Oklahoma ties, right before the movie premiered locally. I thought people interested in knowing more about the film, in... Read More
Southern Baptists stand with Catholics regarding mandate
February 24, 2012
Southern Baptists are standing with the Catholic faith community regarding the controversial federal healthcare mandate in recent headlines.
Baptist Press reports that Southern Baptist leaders wrote a column published in The Washington Post in which they voiced their opposition to the contraception mandate.... Read More
Lenten tweets from the Pope
February 22, 2012
Ash Wednesday is winding down, but here’s some news for the new Lenten season: Pope Benedict XVI plans to tweet daily Lent messages for the next 40 days.
Apparently, this is part of the pontiff’s desire to reach the techno-savvy.
Ash Wednesday marks beginning of Lent
February 21, 2012
Wednesday, Feb. 22, marks the beginning of the Lenten season.
Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, the seventh Wednesday before Easter Sunday.
Traditionally, ashes used to observe the day come from the burning of palm leaves used during Palm Sunday services the previous year.
The ashes are placed... Read More
Oklahoma City archdiocese debuts revamped website
February 20, 2012
The Most Rev. Paul S. Coakley (pictured) is known for embracing social media like Facebook.
Coakley, who celebrates his first year as archbishop of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City this month, has expressed interest in seeing the Church connect with other through the Internet.
So it... Read More
"The Other Wes Moore"
February 20, 2012
I just finished reading a great book called “The Other Wes Moore (Random House).”
It was given to me by Masie Bross, director of Whiz Kids, a faith-based tutoring and mentoring program sponsored by City Care. Through the program, inner-city and suburban churches join together to offering free tutoring... Read More
Feb. 4 Today's Prayer
February 04, 2012
Saturday, Feb. 4
Dear Lord, we seek Your peace to guard against the wickedness that confronts us. Amen.
Feb. 3 Today's Prayer
February 03, 2012
Friday, Feb. 3
Lord, we pray the knowledge of Your glory will fill the world as water fills the oceans. Amen.