March for Life: January 22, 2017


The 2017 Tulsa March for Life is the annual gathering of thousands of Tulsans willing to stand up for the dignity of life. The march will feature a pre-March rally of Praise and Worship music led by Jake Szoeke, Director of Contemporary Music at the Church of Saint Mary.

This is a great outing for families and the entire Saint Mary community as we stand together for life. Make plans to participate.

Bishop David Konderla will be the celebrant at the 12:00 Mass at Holy Family Cathedral, at 8th & Boulder in downtown Tulsa. The Cathedral will undoubtedly be full.At 12:15 p.m., the pre-March rally will begin outside to engage the crowd that cannot fit inside the Cathedral. We will hear familiar Sunday Mass hymns as we sing and pray together.

At about 1:00 p.m., Bishop Konderla will give an address to everyone assembled outside the Cathedral. He will lead everyone though a short march through the streets of downtown Tulsa. The march concludes at the downtown Centennial Green with some excellent keynote speakers:

  • Mr. Michael A. Scaperlanda, President of Saint Gregory’s University in Shawnee
  • Shelby Flahive, a Bishop Kelley High School student,
  • Pastor John Wilke, Pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Broken Arrow,
  • Pastor Ryan Moore of First Presbyterian Church, and
  • Father Bryan Brooks, Pastor of the Church of the Madalene.


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