Pastoral Juvenil Groups for Young Adults/Mayores de Edad

Pastoral Juvenil Groups for Young Adults/Mayores de Edad Todos los grupos de la Pastoral Juvenil Hispana se basan en estos 3 principios pastorales: Servicio, Socialización y Espiritualidad.  Todos los jóvenes entre 18-35 años están invitados a participar en estos grupos de las siguientes parroquias: Sagrado Corazón en Knoxville, TN.  Las reuniones son los viernes de 7:00 PM hasta 8:30 PM. …

Pastoral Juvenil Groups for Youth/Menores de Edad

Todos los grupos de la Pastoral Juvenil Hispana se basan en estos 3 principios pastorales: Servicio, Socialización y Espiritualidad.  Todos los jóvenes entre 13-17 años están invitados a participar en estos grupos de las siguientes parroquias: San Patricio en Morristown, TN.  Las reuniones de los Valientes Discípulos de Jesús son los jueves de 6:30 PM hasta 8:30 PM en el Parish Center.  …

St. John XXIII is 14th best U.S. Newman Center

Bill Brewer Diocese of Knoxville, Offices, Parishes, Schools, Youth Ministry

Best College Reviews, an independent college review journal that provides information on schools, ranks the Diocese of Knoxville’s St. John XXIII University Parish and Catholic Center as the 14th best Newman Center in the United States. A Pew Research study found that Christianity makes up 70 percent of the total population, with about 21 percent of the total identifying as …

Hispanic Girls’ Retreat

Brittany Koepke Hispanic, Youth Ministry

Todas las jovencitas de 13 a 17 años están invitadas al noveno retiro para chicas de “La Vida en Rosa.” El retiro se realizará del sábado 18 de julio de 8 a.m. a domingo 19 de julio a las 3 p.m. en la parroquia St. Thomas the Apostle en Lenoir City.  El costo es de $30, e incluye comida y …

Curtis Martin’s focus is on the New Evangelization

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, New Evangelization, News, Young Adult Ministry, Youth Ministry

By Bill Brewer Curtin Martin delivered his unique brand of evangelization to the Diocese of Knoxville on April 18 as a featured speaker for the diocese’s Following Jesus Conference. (Note: audio recordings of the Following Jesus Conference are available on the Catholic Radio Knoxville page) The appearance by Mr. Martin, founder of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students, as part of …

Contagious Catholicism theme at Diocesan Youth Conference

Jim Wogan Diocese of Knoxville, News, Uncategorized, Youth Ministry

The power of the Holy Spirit can be felt many different ways—some not so subtle. “Don’t underestimate God’s power,” Sister Albertine Paulus, RSM, told youngsters attending the Diocesean Youth Conference at Holy Trinity Catholic Church the weekend of Nov 21-23. Sister Albertine was part of a 10-person panel speaking about religious life and was asked about hearing the call to serve God. “He …

Fighting Irish hold off Webb in Battle of the Bluff

Bill Brewer News, Schools, Youth Ministry

The Fighting Irish of Knoxville Catholic High School emerged from the annual Battle of the Bluff with a 24-6 football victory over Webb School Oct. 23. The Fighting Irish’s 2014 record remains unblemished at 9-0, and it is the first win over Webb since 2008, the year KCHS won the state championship. The schools, which have been competing for decades, …

Diocese parishioners gather for Ministries Day

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, Christian Formation, Diocese of Knoxville, Marriage, Marriage and Culture, Marriage Enrichment, New Evangelization, News, Offices, Young Adult Ministry, Youth Ministry

More than 200 parishioners from around the Diocese of Knoxville took part Oct. 18 in Ministries Day, a daylong event where diocesan ministry leaders gather with fellow Catholics from the various churches to share ideas on how to more effectively spread the faith. Thirty presentations in English and Spanish were held for parishioners, with each presentation concentrating on some aspect …

Diocese of Knoxville students recognized at Youth Mass

Dan McWilliams Catholic Church, News, Youth Ministry

By Dan McWilliams It isn’t often that a bishop asks students for advice on what to tell the pope. But that is what happened Sept. 27 during the Diocese of Knoxville’s annual Youth Mass. Bishop Richard F. Stika told the students that he would be going to the Vatican and needed advice on what he should tell Pope Francis about …

Frassati Fellowship Young Adult Ministry

Frassati Fellowship for Young Adults is a diocesan ministry that focuses on serving young adults ages 18-35. Many Catholics fall away from the Church during this time, so we strive provide an opportunity to come to know Jesus as Lord and friend through community and prayer. Frassati supports the parish-based young adult small groups in the diocese by organizing large group …

Frassati Fellowship takes on Habitat for Humanity project

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News, Young Adult Ministry

By Stephanie Richer School was back in session for several Frassati Fellowship members Aug. 23 as the young adults in the Diocese of Knoxville received a crash course in home building and sweat equity during a Habitat for Humanity project. The Frassati members didn’t let the steamy dog days of summer deter them from hammering, caulking, wielding a nail gun …