In 2007 Bob Carpenter was asked to emcee a benefit banquet for Operation Hope. It made quite an impression on him.
It was such a positive impact that in October he sponsored a golf tournament in their behalf. He plans to do more in the future.
David Rader has been through what some may compare to a modern day football version of the trials and tribulations of those found in the Book of Job.
Sister Jacinta and Sister Veronica welcomed visitors to tour their newly renovated monastery and grounds, in September.
The renovations to St. Joseph Monastery were made possible by the monastery’s Cornerstone Project, a $ 3.4 million renovation to the community’s 4,100 square foot 1929 Tudor-style home at 2200 S. Lewis. The project was entirely funded by private donations.
After listening to Monica Epperson’s story, most would say that she is a survivor. They would be wrong. Monica Epperson is an over-comer, a vivid example of how a child can overcome the trauma of divorce. Epperson’s story is particularly compelling.
FOX News Correspondent Rev. Jonathan Morris will accompany the Pope on his United States visit in April, followed immediately by Morris’ appearance in Tulsa. Morris will appear at Cascia Hall’s 750-seat Helmerich Theater on Tuesday, April 22.
On Nov. 21 at 6 p.m., RHEMA Bible Church will once again hold its annual “flip the switch” ceremony to illuminate a brilliant display of Christmas lights on the RHEMA campus, located at 1025 W. Kenosha in Broken Arrow. The lights will shine until 11:30 p.m. each night from Thanksgiving Eve through New Year’s Day. Admission is free.
The Benedictine Sisters of St. Joseph Monastery have produced a 2008 calendar entitled “Divine Days.” The calendar provides a glimpse into the daily lives of these sisters, helping the public learn more about the monastery and the monastic way of life.
The family of the late Ray McCollum took part in an Up With Trees planting at Minshall Park recently to honor the former neighborhood and civic leader who was also a candidate for mayor of Tulsa at one time. A large contingent of Minshall Park residents and other friends of the McCollums attended the event. From left are, daughter Holly Yeagle, wife Jean McCollum and son Mike McCollum.
Sometimes true love can need a little nudge.
Or a gentle push.
Or a hearty shove.
Or get kicked off a cliff and see where it lands.
We live in an acquisition, consumption, disposable society. I am reminded of the famous, or possibly infamous, bumper sticker and slogan that says, “The one who dies with the most toys, wins.” In reality, the one who dies with the most toys simply died with the most toys. The ones who win are the true winners. They are, quite simply, not the same thing.
The Rotary Club of Will Rogers in Tulsa and the Will Rogers Museum and Memorial in Claremore, Will’s hometown, have joined forces for several years to honor Will Rogers. A major component of this celebration is the Will Rogers Gala, an evening celebration in Tulsa, including dinner and entertainment. The Gala culminates in the honoring of an individual who embodies the spirit of Will Rogers and his impact on the world.
Congregation B’nai Emunah’s held its 90th Anniversary Gala Celebration Saturday, Nov. 18 at the synagogue located at 17th Street and Peoria Avenue.
On October 17 Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Tulsa announced its capital campaign, Mission of Hope: Changing Lives With Love, has raised $9.7 million in support of its $16 million goal thanks in part to a $1.5 million challenge grant from the J.E and L.E. Mabee Foundation.
As the leading supplier of high quality entertainment product for the faith-based marketplace, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment unveils Foxfaith, a new branded distribution label to house its growing portfolio of faith-based programming.
The Welch Family Special Collection of Reformed and Renewal Theology, a recent gift to The University of Tulsa and the Tulsa community, will be celebrated with the Welch Collection Inaugural Lecture Series from Nov. 9-11 at TU.