Sunday Mass at the Cathedral Archives

Click links below to listen to 9 a.m. Sunday Mass from the beautiful Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in Knoxville. The Cathedral was dedicated on March 3, 2018, with Bishop Richard F. Stika as the lead celebrant. You can also listen to the Masses on Sunday at noon on WKXV Radio (AM 900 and FM 100.7) in …

East Tennessee Catholic wins best redesign, best feature writing by Catholic Press Association

Emily Booker Media, News

The East Tennessee Catholic was recently awarded first place by the Catholic Press Association in two categories: Best Redesign of a Newspaper and Magazine Feature Writing.  In the Feature Writing category, Editor Bill Brewer’s story about the Gatlinburg wildfires won first place. The story appeared in the January 2017 issue of The East Tennessee Catholic Magazine.  Regarding the new format …

Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Click links below to listen to 9 a.m. Sunday Mass from the beautiful Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in Knoxville. The Cathedral was dedicated on March 3, 2018, with Bishop Richard F. Stika as the lead celebrant. You can also listen to the Masses on Sunday at noon on WKXV Radio (AM 900 and FM 100.7) in Knoxville.  WKXV …

Our Lady of Fatima: 100 years of grace

Emily Booker Media, News

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the appearance of Mary to three young visionaries in the town of Fatima in Portugal. This report is excerpted from Fatima, 100 years of grace by the World Apostolate of Fatima, U.S.A. – Our Lady’s Blue Army. If you would like to read an in-depth account of the miracle, its history and the …

East Tennessee Catholic wins national press award

Emily Booker Media, News

The East Tennessee Catholic won top honors at the Catholic Press Awards for its coverage of the World Meeting of Families, which took place in Philadelphia last September. The paper took first place in Best Coverage of the World Meeting of Families: Diocesan Newspaper. The October 2015 issue of The East Tennessee Catholic featured coverage of the World Meeting of …

Diocese breaks ground on facility to house St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, Home page, Media

By Dan McWilliams The St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic will soon have a new home. The diocese broke ground July 1 for a 40-by-60-foot warehouse that will house the mobile clinic, which is a family physician’s office on wheels that provides free health care each month to the needy of Washburn, Crab Orchard, and Athens. Bishop Richard F. Stika and Sister …

Observing Lent in 2014

Bill Brewer Lent, Media

With the arrival of Lent and the beginning of the Easter season on March 5, the Diocese of Knoxville will begin observing this holiest time of the year and the special events that mark it, such as Ash Wednesday, the days of fasting, the Rites of Election for RCIA candidates, and the sacraments of penance leading up to the Holy …

Notre Dame students receive All-State honors, scholarships

Bill Brewer Home page, Media, News

By: Bill Brewer All-State honors have been awarded to six Notre Dame athletes and one student musician. Anthony Smith was named to the Tennessee All-State Band. He was joined in state-wide honors by Robert Kidwell in football, Kareem Orr in football, and Tyler Enos, also in football. Maddie Robbins was named All-State in soccer; Stephanie Bouchard was named All-State in …

Season of change: new coach, plays, foes face Fighting Irish

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, Media, News

Steve Matthews welcomes Catholic school setting as he leads KCHS football team in new TSSAA classification Knoxville Catholic High School head football coach Steve Matthews is settling into his new job after seven months at the helm of the Fighting Irish. Mr. Matthews was introduced to players, parents, and the media Dec. 21. He is a former NFL player with …

Planning the diocese’s first Eucharistic Congress

Bill Brewer Eucharistic Congress, Media, News

25th Jubilee Year begins with historic celebration Sept. 13-14 at Sevierville Convention Center A special birthday is just one reason to celebrate a Eucharistic Congress, as the Diocese of Knoxville will do Sept. 13-14. So as the diocese’s first Eucharistic Congress draws near, plans are being finalized for 5,000 faithful to celebrate as the body of Christ the holy Eucharist. …

Continuing the work of Catholic Charities in East Tennessee

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, Media, News

Sister Mary Christine Cremin directing area’s key social service agency as Father Ragan Schriver begins sabbatical Sister Mary Christine Cremin, RSM, is adjusting to her new duties as acting executive director of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, knowing she has large shoes to fill as Father Ragan Schriver begins a sabbatical that will take him away from the position he …