St Michael the Archangel youth help hurricane victims

Emily Booker News

Twelve members of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Mission youth group—Elena Orozco, Chris Andrade, Zayra Andrade, Tanya and Samantha Chavez, Andrea Lopez, Aaron Manzanares, Daniel Meza, Fernanda Murillo, Luz Perez, Bernice Luquin, Fernanda Ruiz-Yin—gave up their fall break to travel to Naples, Fla., to help with Hurricane Irma recovery efforts. Overseeing the group, and working with them were Kathy O’Brien, …

Bishop Stika announces disaster relief distributions

Jim Wogan News

Bishop Richard F. Stika has announced distributions for recent collections to assist hurricane and earthquake victims in the United States, the Caribbean, and Mexico. Through the generosity of its 51 parishes and mission churches, the Diocese of Knoxville raised more than $400,000 through a series of special collections that were initiated in late August and continued through late September. “This …

Bishop Stika issues statement on disaster relief response

Emily Booker News

Bishop Richard F. Stika has released the following statement on the diocesan response to helping those affected by recent natural disasters: “Our parishioners have once again responded with generosity and compassion in a time of great need. We realize the rebuilding and recovery efforts in all of the areas hit by the hurricanes and the earthquake will take time and …

2018 Confirmations at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Emily Booker Christian Formation, News

On April 6, Bishop Richard F. Stika began a month-long series of Mass celebrations to offer the sacrament of confirmation to approximately 1,700 youngsters in the Diocese of Knoxville. Four Masses were celebrated the weekend of April 6-8. To mark the dedication of the new cathedral and the 30th anniversary of the Diocese of Knoxville’s founding, confirmation Masses for all parishes …