Spreading the story of Servant of God Fr. Stanley Rother.
The date is set for Father Rother’s Beatification. The Mass will be September 23, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. More information to come!
It is official Pope Francis today, Dec. 2, 2016 recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr born in the United States.
The recognition of his martyrdom clears the way for his beatification.
Fr. Stanley Rother was an Oklahoma priest killed in Guatemala, July 28, 1981 in his own rectory. A cause of canonization was opened for him in October of 2007. His Positio is now in the process of being reviewed. In June of 2015 the Theological Commission of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints in Rome voted to formally recognize Oklahoma’s Servant of God Fr. Rother a martyr.
This is the website of his guild. We exist to tell his story and ask for prayer for his canonization. In these pages you can learn more about Fr. Rother, his life, ministry, death and cause for canonization.