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. …

Curtis Martin’s focus is on the New Evangelization

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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 …

Diocese parishioners gather for Ministries Day

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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 …

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

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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 …

Young-adult gathering set for June 29 to feature outdoor Mass, picnic

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Young adults from around the diocese are encouraged to be “hanging with the apostles” on June 29. The Frassati Fellowship, a Diocese of Knoxville outreach for young adults, is sponsoring a celebration of the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul with an outdoor Mass and picnic at the diocese’s Christ Prince of Peace Retreat Center in Benton. Young adults age …

Conquest youth spread their message across diocese

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More than 20 middle school students at St. Mary in Oak Ridge have joined together on a common mission of faith, with a goal of spreading their work to other Diocese of Knoxville schools. Part of the goal of St. Mary’s Conquest group was realized recently when they gave a presentation to Bishop Richard F. Stika called “United in Prayer: …

Young Adult Ministry Resources

Frassati Fellowship of Young Adults Knoxville The Frassati Fellowship of Young Adult Catholics is established as a community of young people ages 18-39 who desire to live a life of holiness in imitation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the midst of the modern era.  The Society is composed of men and women, religious sisters and brothers, and priests who …

Getting Started in Young-Adult Ministry

Step 1: Whom are you talking about? The term “young adults” is very broad, and it is recommended that you specify. Whom exactly are you talking about? The first step in this process is identifying what types of young adults you are looking to minister to or evangelize. Narrowing the term down is helpful. More specific options include college students, …