Adoption Events and Support Groups

We gather throughout the year to share our adoption experiences and learn more about adoption. Adoption is a life-defining event meant to be celebrated and we share together in these special moments together. Look at the Catholic Charities’ Calendar of Events for specific time and location.

Birth Mother Support Group

For women who have or are considering adoption for their child. Held the last Monday of each month (except for May, July and December) from 6pm to 8pm at Catholic Charities St. Anne Adoption Services. Bring a snack to share. RSVP to Mary Lee at 918.508.7142 or All birth mothers are invited. (Not just Catholic Charities birth mothers.) See the Calendar of Events for details.

birthmothermassBirth Mother Mass

Each May, Catholic Charities celebrates all mothers with a special Mass. See the Calendar of Events for details.

Adoptive Parent Orientation Meeting

Meetings are held once a month with prospective adoptive couples who are interested in adoption and learning more about the services of Catholic Charities. Call 918.508.7131 to make reservations. Meetings rotate monthly from afternoon to early evening.

Adoptive Parent Support Group

Monthly educational meetings occur at the Church of the Madalene to learn more about adoption.  Go to the Calendar of Events for more info or call 918.508.7131. Participation is required.

dadfeedingbabyAdoptive Parent Preparation Class

This is a 7-hour introductory class held in January and August of each year to prepare couples for the adoption process. The next class is Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 9am to 4pm. It is required that each couple attend this course. The course will review what is involved with an adoption home study and the legal, financial, emotional and spiritual aspects of adopting. A panel of adoptive parents and birth parents speak, as well as an attorney. To register, call 918.508.7131 or e-mail

Adoptive Family Picnic

We celebrate adoptive families with fun in the park and a picnic every June. To learn more, go to the Calendar of Events or call 918.508.7131.

natladoptionmonthNational Adoption Month

Each November, Catholic Charities celebrates National Adoption Month with special events. Stay tuned to the Calendar of Events for more information.