Parish Speaker Series

The Parish of Christ the King is privileged and honored to host occasional speakers of national and international repute. The Parish Speaker Series is an opportunity for the larger Catholic community of Tulsa and Eastern Oklahoma to be enriched by some the most outstanding intellectual and spiritual leaders of our time. 

The Parish Speaker Series is an opportunity to explore deeply topics of relevant interest from noted authors and scholars as well as to broader our understanding and appreciation for topic of current and perennial relevance.

PAST SPEAKERS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING

 Fr. Peter Lenox from the Diocese of Bridgeport, CT.

Topic:  "Active Participation: The Key to a Deeper Communion in the Eucharist."

 Fr. Scott Giuliani is 9 years a priest with the Society of our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity and is currently serving at Divine Mercy Church, San Pedro and Our Lady of Lourdes in Belize.

Topic: “Call to Holiness”

 Fr. Simeon Gallagher, OFMCap, his preaching ministry began in 1984 and has taken him to present T many parish missions and retreats to religious communities and open retreats in retreat center.

Topic: “A Spirituality for Relationship”

Sherry Weddell, Co-Founder of the Catherine of Siena Institute and Author of "Forming Intentional Disciples".

Topic: Discipleship in the Catholic Church Today - Challenges and Opportunities for Growing Closer to Jesus.

Fr. Paul Murray, O.P. professor at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome and renowned literary critic, historian and author. 

Topic:  "Learning from the Saints"

Maria Ruiz Scaperlanda, Christian Writer and Journalist and Author of The Shepherd Who Didn't Run

Topic: Biography of Father Stanley Rother

Matthew Kelly, Founder of Dynamic Catholic.  

Topic: Purpose and Passion Seminar

Dr. Russell Hittinger, nationally noted author, lecturer, and professor who serves on the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences and the governing council of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Topic: Faith Images: The Sacred Heart of Jesus and Christ the King

The Honorable L. Francis Rooney, Former Ambassador of the United States of America to the Holy See.  

Topic: The Global Vatican

George Weigel, Author and Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Policy Center, Washington, DC.  

Topic: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism

Rev. Paul Murray, OP, Author and Director of the Spirituality Institute (Angelicum Univsersity, Rome).  

Topic: The Spirituality of Mother Teresa

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, named one of CNN's 100 Most Influntial People and personally identified by Pope Francis as a shining light in Africa. Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.