Operation Hope Helped by Tulsa Sportscaster
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.
Faith Keeps David Rader in Game of Life
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.
St. Joseph Monastery
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.
Monica Epperson Experiences a ‘Heart With Two Homes’
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.
Major Event to Benefit Catholic Charities of Tulsa
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.
25th Anniversary of the RHEMA Christmas Lights
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.
Calendar to Benefit Tulsa’s St. Joseph Monastery
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.
Up With Trees Remembrance
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.
Couple Becomes Engaged After Friendly Persuasion
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.
The Gift of Giving
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.
Dr. Mouzon Biggs Honored
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 Celebrates 90 Years
Congregation B’nai Emunah’s held its 90th Anniversary Gala Celebration Saturday, Nov. 18 at the synagogue located at 17th Street and Peoria Avenue.
Catholic Charities Campaign Gets Boost
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.
Twentieth Century Fox Unveils New Faith-Based Label
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.
Welch Family Lecture Series Coming to TU November 4-7
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.
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