State of the Diocese
The State of the Diocese presentation was delivered by our Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer, Deacon Sean Smith, to the priests of the diocese on March 25, 2014. In these slides you’ll find a number of statistics concerning the Diocese of Knoxville and interesting facts about key ministries and initiatives.
Join us Saturday, September 13th on the campus of Knoxville Catholic High School for a celebration marking the end of our Silver Jubilee Anniversary Year. Activities for all ages will begin at 10:00 am, culminating with an outdoor Mass celebrated by Bishop Stika at 4:00 p.m. This event is FREE, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Young Adult Ministry
The Frassati Fellowship is a ministry for young adults (18-39) who meet regularly for prayer and social activities in their local areas. Currently Frassati groups exist in Knoxville and Chattanooga. This ministry is led by Diocesan Coordinator, Elijah Martin, PhD. Visit our Facebook page or contact Elijah via email.
Diocese in Depth
The Diocese of Knoxville includes 47 parishes and more than 60,000 faithful Catholics. Geographically, we are vast, covering all the major cities of East Tennessee, rural areas in-between and the Cumberland Plateau. We invite you to see the good works of our diocese by watching the above video.
Ministries at Work
Enhance your faith and keep up with important initiatives around the diocese by viewing our videos and listening to various audio recordings on our media page. You'll also find links to Catholic websites offering high quality programming online, including CatholicTV, The Catholic Channel, EWTN and the Vatican Channel.