Bishop Vann Johnston appointed to Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese

Jim Wogan News, Uncategorized

The Most Rev. Richard F. Stika is offering his prayers and best wishes to Bishop James Vann Johnston, who was appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph by Pope Francis today. “Bishop Johnston is a good friend and a favorite son of the Diocese of Knoxville. His service to this diocese goes back to its early days—when he …

Four new priests ordained in Diocese of Knoxville

Jim Wogan Catholic Church, Christian Formation, News, Priesthood

With words of encouragement and a few more on what to expect, Bishop Richard F. Stika ordained four new priests into the Diocese of Knoxville on June 27. Jesus Guerrero-Rodriguez, Michael Hendershott, Scott Russell and Ray Powell all received their Holy Orders during the Rite of Ordination and a Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral. “We have four new priests. Last …