Diocese of Oklahoma

Articles

May 31, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Barely a week into the cleanup after a string of tornadoes killed dozens and devastated parts of Oklahoma, the Rev. Paul Snyder’s role had shifted from first responder to “helping people try to get order back into their lives.”

Snyder, a 35-year sheriff’s...

May 22, 2013

A woman walks through debris after a huge tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma, near Oklahoma City, May 20, 2013. A massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, killing at least 24 people as winds of up to 200 miles per hour (320 kph) flattened entire tracts of homes, two...

May 21, 2013

A couple searches for belongings after a tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma, May 20, 2013. A 2-mile-wide (3-km-wide) tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, killing at least 51 people while destroying entire tracts of homes, piling cars atop one another, and...

June 4, 2009

After serving two years in an Oklahoma state prison, Melissa Serrano was paroled, but not released. At least not until six months later.

For another prisoner, Noel (who asked that his real name be withheld), the wait between parole and release was longer, about four years.

While...

May 8, 2008

Throughout history -- the gigantic sculpture of Zeus in Olympus, to Michelangelo's legendary Sistine Chapel in the Vatican -- humankind has created works of art as a connection to the divine.

 

Such may be the case on May 10, at 7 p.m. when University of Tulsa (TU) art students...

May 8, 2008

"We want a goat for Christmas. We're not kidding."

That was the motto of the youth at Trinity Episcopal Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma when they launched a fundraising project during Advent 2007 for Heifer International, a non-profit, worldwide program to help end hunger and poverty while...

September 16, 2007

Edward J. Konieczny was ordained and consecrated on September 15 as the fifth diocesan bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma.

Konieczny, 52, was the rector of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Grand Junction, Colorado, when he was elected May 2 on the first ballot from a slate of...

September 11, 2007

Bishop-elect Edward J. Konieczny will be ordained and consecrated on September 15 as the fifth diocesan bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma.

Konieczny, 52, rector of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Grand Junction, Colorado, was elected May 2 on the first ballot from a slate of...

May 4, 2007

The Rev. Dr. Edward J. Konieczny (pronounced con YETCH nee) was elected May 5 to be the next bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma.

Konieczny, 52, rector of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Grand Junction, Colorado, was elected on the first ballot from a slate of six candidates....

March 2, 2007

The nominating committee for a new bishop in the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma has announced a slate of five men.

 

The person elected will succeed Robert Moody, 67, who has been Oklahoma's bishop since 1989.

The five nominees are:

the Very Rev. James Mark Goodman, 48...

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