Bishop Johnston celebrates anniversary Mass at Holy Ghost

Bill Brewer Diocese of Knoxville, News

Bishop James Vann Johnston Jr. returned home June 30. The seven-year bishop of Springfield–Cape Girardeau, Mo., celebrated Mass at Holy Ghost Parish in Knoxville to mark his 25th anniversary in the priesthood. Holy Ghost is Bishop Johnston’s home in many ways. He was baptized and confirmed there and later served as an associate pastor at the North Knoxville church. Bishop …