Tag: Stanley Rother

Rothers still rooted to land where martyred priest and siblings grew up

Rothers still rooted to land where martyred priest and siblings grew up

| Anamaria Scaperlanda Biddick | September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tom Rother and his wife of 52 years, Marti, live on the farm where he grew up, less than an hour’s drive from their five children and 15 grandchildren.

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Oklahoma set to welcome world for beatification of ‘ordinary’ native son

Oklahoma set to welcome world for beatification of ‘ordinary’ native son

| Rhina Guidos | September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholics in Oklahoma have been preparing for a long time for this moment. Many, like Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, had faith it would come, but there’s still a sense of awe, to think that a farm boy, one of their own, is about to take a step toward official sainthood.

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‘They killed a man, but they created a saint’

‘They killed a man, but they created a saint’

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Flynn, others describe Father Rother’s life, legacy and Minnesota ties ahead of Sept. 23 beatification

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