iGiveCatholic 2020

Emily Booker

When: December 1, 2020 all-day

The #iGiveCatholic Giving Day inspires faithful stewards to “Give Catholic” on #GivingTuesday, a global day of generosity and kindness. The mission of #iGiveCatholic is to unite Catholic communities and donors to give back in support of the organizations that have always given to us. Parishes, schools, and ministries across the Diocese of Knoxville will be participating.

Anniversary of the Diocese of Knoxville

Emily Booker

When: September 8, 2020 all-day

The Diocese of Knoxville will celebrate its 32nd anniversary as a diocese on Sept. 8, the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. St. John Paul II established the diocese out of the eastern portion of the Diocese of Nashville in 1988.  Click here to learn more about the history of our diocese. 

Ordination to Holy Priesthood

Emily Booker

When: August 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Where: Sacred Heart Cathedral, 711 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37919, USA

Bishop Richard F. Stika will ordain Deacon Zachary Griffith (right) and Deacon Alexander Hernandez to the holy priesthood on Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in Knoxville. While seating is limited due to the coronavirus, the Mass of Ordination will be available to watch on the Cathedral YouTube channel and the Diocese of …

Women’s Evening of Reflection

Emily Booker

When: September 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: St. Mary Church, 1291 E Madison Ave, Athens, TN 37303, USA

An Evening of Reflection provides women with an opportunity for meditation in the presence of Our Lord in an atmosphere of peace and quiet. The evenings consist of Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Benediction, examination of conscience, the sacrament of reconciliation, and private prayer. Fr. John A. Orr will also offer a meditation based on the writings of St. Josemaría Escrivá …

Middle School Virtual Camp

Karen Byrne

When: October 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Zoom

Register on Eventbrite We had such a great time with our very first Diocesan Virtual Camp for high school youth, we are doing it again with middle school youth. Middle school youth from around the Diocese of Knoxville are invited to join this camp from the comfort of their homes as we gather via ZOOM for some fun, friendship, and faith! (Be sure to …

Middle School Virtual Camp

Karen Byrne

When: October 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Zoom

Register on Eventbrite We had such a great time with our very first Diocesan Virtual Camp for high school youth, we are doing it again with middle school youth. Middle school youth from around the Diocese of Knoxville are invited to join this camp from the comfort of their homes as we gather via ZOOM for some fun, friendship, and faith! (Be sure to …

Virtual Marriage Encounter

Karen Byrne

When: August 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – August 30, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
Where: Zoom

Marriage Encounter Weekend, Pandemic Style: August 28-30, 2020 Ahhh, need some time alone with your spouse? Ask grandparents or that funcle to take care of the kids, then hunker down in your bedroom and experience relationship enriching Marriage Encounter virtually. Now is the time to do what you have been saying you wanted to do. In the comfort of your …

Financial Planning Basics Webinar

Karen Byrne

When: August 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Webinar

Catholic Marriage Prep has partnered with Northwestern Mutual to bring you a FREE webinar on financial planning and what it means in the current economic climate. Here are a few of the topics that will be discussed in the webinar: Budgeting- Plans to Pay Off Debt- Regular Saving Habits-  Emergency Fund- Managing Risk- Growing Wealth. You will have a chance to ask …

Financial Planning Basics Webinar

Karen Byrne

When: August 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Webinar

Catholic Marriage Prep has partnered with Northwestern Mutual to bring you a FREE webinar on financial planning and what it means in the current economic climate. Here are a few of the topics that will be discussed in the webinar: Budgeting- Plans to Pay Off Debt- Regular Saving Habits-  Emergency Fund- Managing Risk- Growing Wealth. You will have a chance to ask …

Women’s Evening of Reflection

Emily Booker

When: August 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: St. Mary Church, 1291 E Madison Ave, Athens, TN 37303

You are invited to attend a Women’s Evening of Reflection to be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at St. Mary Church in Athens. An Evening of Reflection provides women with an opportunity for meditation in the presence of Our Lord in an atmosphere of peace and quiet. The evenings consist of Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, …

Mass in honor of St. Josemaría Escrivá

Emily Booker

When: June 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Where: St. Mary Church, 1291 E Madison Ave, Athens, TN 37303, USA

Fr. John Arthur Orr will celebrate a feast day Mass in honor of St. Josemaría Escrivá at 6 p.m. Friday, June 26, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Athens, TN. As we prepare to celebrate this Mass let us reflect on the aspiration of St. Josemaría: to hide and disappear, wanting Jesus alone to shine. Inspired by the Holy Spirit, St. Josemaría …

Webinar Gratuito: ¿Qué es lo que cree la Iglesia Católica sobre la Biblia?/ Free Webinar: What does the Catholic Church Believe about the Bible?

Selena Ledesma

When: June 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Este webinar en español se presentará por un enlace digital mediante la aplicación Zoom el Sábado 27 de junio de 10 a.m. a 1 p.m. EST. Se necesitará bajar esta aplicación gratuita a su teléfono celular inteligente si se conectará por este medio. Para inscribirse por favor mande un correo electrónico con su nombre y correo electrónico a sledesma@dioknox.org o …

Diocesan Virtual Youth Camp

Karen Byrne

When: July 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – July 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Where: Zoom

As you have probably heard, we cannot host our regular diocesan summer youth camps this year due to COVID. But we don’t want COVID to stop us from seeing YOU this summer, even if it has to be virtual. So, high school teens from around the Diocese of Knoxville are invited to join this camp from the comfort of their …

Annual Global Rosary Relay

Emily Booker

When: June 19, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
Where: Virgin of the Poor Shrine, Burns Island Rd, New Hope, TN 37380, USA

The Virgin of the Poor Shrine in New Hope, Tenn., near Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, is participating in the World Priest: Annual Global Rosary Relay for the Sanctification of Priests on Friday June 19 at 3 p.m. EDT, 4 p.m. CDT. The shrine is a recognized prayer location for this international rosary effort. Pray the rosary, unite with your …