St. Paul Parish, Eufaula – 120th Anniversary

St. Paul Parish in Eufaula will celebrate its 120th Anniversary with Mass celebrated by Bishop Edward Slattery.

Sunday, Sept. 23rd at 8:30 am.  Breakfast follows.

Forest Avenue & Sixth Street in Eufaula.


Passing of Rev. Daniel A. Perlinski

Rev. Daniel A. Perlinski (86) died peacefully at Franciscan Villa, Broken Arrow, Sunday, June 24, on the Solemnity of the Birth ofSt. John the Baptist.

Since his ordination on June1, 1957, Father Dan served in various parishes throughout Eastern Oklahoma. His last two pastorates before retirement in 1996 were St. Cecilia Parish in Claremore and the Church of the Madalene in Tulsa.

Worthy of note is that Father Perlinski was State Chaplain for the Knights of Columbus for a 10-year period. He was also a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre.

During his retirement, Father Dan continued to be active in his priestly ministry throughout the diocese especially by hearing confessions and celebrating Mass.

Father Perlinski is survived by two cousins who live out of state – Mary King and Charlotte Wentland.

There will be a liturgical wake service on Wednesday, June 27, at 7 p.m. at the Church of the Madalene. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 28, at 10
a.m. at Holy Family Cathedral, followed immediately by interment at Calvary Cemetery.


(source:  Diocese of Tulsa website)

Mass – Catholic Charismatic Renewal

A Mass sponsored by Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services of the diocese is planned for Friday evening June 29th at Church of the Madalene.

Welcoming songs of praise begin in the church at 7:00pm, with Mass at 7:30pm.  Fr. Mike Cashen, Pastor of Holy Ghost in Vinita is the celebrant.

Following Mass, prayer teams will be available for ministry in the church as well as a fellowship reception in Aquinas Hall.  Come and be blessed!

Mass & Procession for Corpus Christi!

Candlelit Procession on June 7th and Mass on June 10 that the Holy Family Cathedral.

The Feast of Corpus Christi honors Our Lord’s on-going presence in the Blessed sacrament. Join us at the Cathedral for the annual diocesan celebration in honor of Christ’s Real Presence.

At 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 7th we will have devotions including an outdoor, candlelit procession and closing with Benediction. Then on Sunday, June 10th, the Bishop will celebrate Mass at the Cathedral at 10:00 a.m. with a special blessing for pregnant moms and for those suffering from chronic or debilitating illness.

Please call 918-307-4955 to register or for information.

Anniversary Mass for Fr. O’Brien and Fr. Kastl

All are invited to Mass Saturday evening at 5pm at the Church of Saint Mary.Fr. Gary Kastl and Fr. Brian O’Brien are celebrating the 5th anniversary of their ordination as priests.

They will celebrate Mass together and give thanks to God for the gift of the Holy Spirit and for our vocations as priests.

Please come if you can.

Annual Memorial Day Mass at Calvary Cemetery!

Each year the Bishop celebrates a special Memorial Day Mass at Calvary Cemetery, praying for the repose of all souls, and especially those who have died in service to our nation.

Please join us at Calvary Cemetery, 9101 S. Harvard at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, May 28th. In case of inclement weather the celebration
will be transferred to St. Bernard of Clairvaux Parish, 4001 E. 101st Street South.


With great joy, the Diocese of Tulsa anticipates the priestly ordination of the Rev. Mr. John Leland Grant and the Rev. Mr. Sean Thomas Donovan at 10:00 am, Saturday June 30, 2012 at Holy Family Cathedral.  A reception with First Blessing will follow.