Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

711 S Northshore Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919

Pastor: Father David Boettner

Mass Times

Monday through Saturday 8:05 a.m.
Tuesday through Fridaynoon
Saturday Vigil5 p.m.
Sunday7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. (Spanish)

Mission Statement

The mission of the Sacred Heart Cathedral is to enable each person to grow in faith and love of Jesus Christ and His Gospel message through the sacramental life of the parish. This empowers us to witness His message through our love and service within and beyond our community.

Directions  (Map)

From I-40 East: Take exit 383 (Papermill Drive). Keep left at the fork in the ramp, which will become Northshore Drive. Stay on Northshore and Kingston Pike. The cathedral is on the right.

From I-40 West: Take exit 383 (Papermill Drive). Turn right onto Northshore Drive. Stay on Northshore and cross Kingston Pike. The cathedral is on the right.

Sacramental information

Reconciliation: after the 8:05 a.m. Mass on Saturday or by appointment
Matrimony: Four-month notice required. Contact the office before setting a date.
Baptism: Contact a priest or deacon to schedule a baptism.
Anointing of the sick: Contact the church office; in case of emergency, call 865-588-5189.

School Affiliation – Sacred Heart Cathedral School

Mission statement

The Sacred Heart Cathedral School community educates the whole child in a Catholic, Christ-centered environment with the ultimate goal of developing students to their fullest potential and to a life of service.


We will live our faith, love God’s family, and learn for the future.