Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

David Oatney Blog: Life at 25

Acts 4:8-12 1 John 3:1-2 John 10:11-18 The Fourth Sunday of Easter on the Church’s calendar is often called “Good Shepherd Sunday” because this is the Gospel we hear on this day, the Good News that Jesus is the Good Shepherd who loves His sheep, even to the point of laying down His life for them. Jesus uses the analogy …

Bishop Stika, Father Boettner dedicate Blessed Virgin Mary altar

Emily Booker News

Bishop Richard F. Stika and Father David Boettner, rector of the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and a vicar general for the diocese, dedicated the Blessed Virgin Mary altar in the new cathedral on April 9, the Solemnity of the Annunciation. Also, the new painting of Our Lady of Guadalupe was hung on the south wall of …

Declaración del Obispo Stika sobre detenciones de inmigrantes; se extiende gracias a aquellos que han apoyado a las familias

Jim Wogan News

El Obispo Richard F. Stika, quien el viernes comenzó una serie de celebraciones Eucarísticas, durante todo el mes para ofrecer el Sacramento de la Confirmación a más de 1,700 jóvenes en la Diócesis de Knoxville, emitió la siguiente declaración sobre los esfuerzos diocesanos para ayudar a las familias después del ataque del gobierno el día jueves 5 de este mes …

Bishop Stika statement on immigrant arrests; extends thanks to those who have supported families

Jim Wogan News

Leer en Español Bishop Richard F. Stika, who on Friday began a month-long series of Mass celebrations to offer the Sacrament of Confirmation to more than 1,700 youngsters in the Diocese of Knoxville, has issued the following statement regarding diocesan efforts to assist families following Thursday’s government raid in Grainger County: “The arrests of workers and undocumented immigrants in East …