Cardinal Justin Rigali celebrates Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Lenoir City.
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    St. Mary's student Anne Marie Carter pictured with her mom after winning Tennessee Titans Punt, Pass and Kick team title on Dec 7.
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    Catholic Charities of East Tennessee receives $10,000 gift from Regions Bank at Samaritan Place on Dec. 3.
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    Women and men of religious orders in the Diocese of Knoxville participated in solemn vespers to celebrate the opening of the year of Consecrated Life.
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    Bishop Richard F. Stika and Deacon Sean Smith sign the decrees establishing Divine Mercy Parish as Father Hoan Dinh watches.
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    Sister Mariana Koonce, RSM, speaks at the Diocese of Knoxville Youth Conference on Nov. 22 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Jefferson City.

Advent reflection from
Bishop Stika


Our Lady of Guadalupe
Second Collection

On Friday, December 12th, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a collection will be taken up to assist Catholic Charities of East TN and their Office of Immigrant Services. The collection echos Mary's message of love, hope and unity to the people of America. Your gift will help better serve the immigrant community. Please be generous.
Make a gift today.


Cardinal Rigali's
Homilies and Recordings

Visit CardinalRigali.com
for all of his homilies and recordings.


Home Campaign Video

About the Campaign

The Home campaign will do more than build a cathedral. Learn how the campaign will benefit parishes, fund charity, secure priest retirement and boost educational opportunities throughout the Diocese of Knoxville. To learn more about the Home campaign please view the videos.
Make a gift today.

Video de la Campaña

Deacon Smith at St. Patrick’s

On Friday, November 7, 2014, Deacon Sean Smith, Chancellor of the Diocese of Knoxville, helped celebrate 7 a.m. Mass with His Eminence, Cardinal Timothy Dolan at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City. Deacon Smith read from the Gospel of Luke. Click image to hear audio excerpts from the Mass.

Medal of Honor Visit

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