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Interfaith Alliance and Jewish Federation to host “Fighting Hate Online” ZOOM event on June 25

The Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City and The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma will host “Fighting Hate Online,” a  ZOOM event scheduled for June 25 at 7 p.m.  Photos provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Report   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Fighting Hate Online, a ZOOM online event, co-sponsored by The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma and the Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City, will be held on Thursday, June 25, at 7 p.m.  Advance registration is required. The event will feature the Anti-Defamation League‘s (ADL) […]

Statement from Oklahoma Catholic Bishops in support of State Question 802

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The City Sentinel Online, Staff Report A statement from the Catholic Conference of Oklahoma, sent to The City Sentinel and other news organizations, expressed support for State Question 802, the constitutional ballot initiative aiming to expand Medicaid in the Sooner State. The June 8 statement, issued on behalf of Oklahoma’s two Catholic bishops, read as […]

Virtual Interfaith Community Conversations set for Monday, April 20 and Thursday, April 23

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  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Faith community leaders are invited to participate in the first Interfaith Alliance Community Conversations Facebook Live event on Monday, April 20, from 5:30-7 p.m. The conversation, co-sponsored by Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma, Respect Diversity Foundation, and Oklahoma City Women’s Interfaith Group, will take place via […]

State Rep. Tammy West invited to serve as Prison Fellowship member

State Rep. Tammy West, R-Oklahoma City. Legislative Photo.

Staff Report State Rep. Tammy West, R-Oklahoma City, was recently invited to become a member of Faith & Justice Fellowship, a part of Prison Fellowship, which serves prisoners, former prisoners, their families and others affected by crime and incarceration throughout the nation. Prison Fellowship was founded by the late Chuck Colson, a former top aide […]

Canterbury Voices will perform Handel’s “Messiah” on Dec. 8

On Sunday, Dec. 8, Canterbury Voices will perform Handel’s “Messiah” at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – October 28, 2019 – Canterbury Voices will perform “Messiah”, George Frideric Handel’s most beloved choral work on Sunday, December 8 at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker, in downtown Oklahoma City. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. The concert will feature Canterbury’s […]

At a Rededication: ‘That Glimpse of Thee’

The Blessed Stanley Rother, honoring the martyred priest from Okarche, Oklahoma, is shown in this photo taken in the southern transept at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Oklahoma City. After months of redesign the Cathedral (including the Rother oratory) was rededicated on November 16. Enclosed in the case below the painting is a relic. Photograph by Patrick B. McGuigan, The City Sentinel

Dante Alighieri (G.K. Chesterton translation) “Then was my vision mightier than man’s speech; Speech snapt before it like a flying spell; And memory and all that time can teach Before that splendid outrage failed and fell. As when one dreameth and remembereth not Waking, what were his pleasures or his pains, With every feature of […]

First Unitarian Church of OKC to host Ceremony of Commitment for Rev. Diana Davies on Oct. 6

The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will hold a service of installation for its minister, the Reverend Diana Davies, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 6.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will hold a service of installation for its minister, the Reverend Diana Davies, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 6 in the church sanctuary at 600 NW 13th Street. The event is open to the public. A reception […]

Oklahoma Conference of Churches opposes placement of immigrant children at Fort Sill

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June 18,  2019 To The Editor:   The way in which we treat refugees, immigrants, and visitors is a matter of faith. Care of “the stranger” and the ministry of hospitality are central to the activity of the people of God. Immigration laws and policies must uphold the human dignity of every person, as every […]

Rabbi Ovadia Goldman and wife Nechoma will be honored at this week’s “Aspire to Inspire” gala

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City – On behalf of the Chabad Community Center, friends of Rabbi Ovadia Goldman and his wife Nechoma are hosting an event deemed “Aspire To Inspire.” The Goldmans have served the Oklahoma community for 20 years – 7,300 days. On each of those days, the Goldmans and their partners in […]

Oklahoma City Interfaith leaders respond to atrocity in New Zealand

Faith leaders in Oklahoma City addressed the atrocity in New Zealand during a press conference at the state Capitol.  Photo by Bill O'Brien.

Staff Report   Faith leaders in Oklahoma City addressed the atrocity in New Zealand on Friday (March 15). Speakers at the gathering said they were horrified at events in Christchurch, New Zealand, where two mosques were attacked within an hour’s time, in coordinated assaults. In all, 49 people were killed. The South Pacific nation’s Prime […]

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