Cardinal Rigali to celebrate morning Mass at cathedral June 5, 6, 7

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While our priests are away at convocation this week, many parishes will have communion services in lieu of daily Mass. If you are in the Knoxville area, Cardinal Justin Rigali will be celebrating morning Mass at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on Tuesday, June 5; Wednesday, June 6; and Thursday, June 7 at 6:30 a.m. and …

Bishop Stika celebrates Mass for KDCCW

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Bishop Richard F. Stika celebrated Mass for the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on April 26. Concelebrants were Father Dan Whitman, Father Michael Woods, and Father Joe Brando. Deacon Gary Saga was Deacon of the Word. The bishop thanked the women for all of the work that they do in …

Bishop Stika, Father Boettner dedicate Blessed Virgin Mary altar

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Bishop Richard F. Stika and Father David Boettner, rector of the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and a vicar general for the diocese, dedicated the Blessed Virgin Mary altar in the new cathedral on April 9, the Solemnity of the Annunciation. Also, the new painting of Our Lady of Guadalupe was hung on the south wall of …

Live coverage of Mass and Rite of Dedication

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For those who want to share in the dedication of the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on Saturday, March 3, the Diocese of Knoxville will provide a live stream of the Mass and Rite of Dedication on the home page of dioknox.org. The professionally directed broadcast will be a five camera production. Live coverage will begin at …

March 4 events highlight opening of new cathedral

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Catholics have a unique opportunity to attend Sunday Mass and a special event featuring five distinguished leaders of the Church on March 4 at the new Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in Knoxville. Those outside of Knoxville and outside of the diocese are welcome. “We have received inquiries from outside the diocese about viewing and attending Mass …

Cardinal Dziwisz among prelates to attend Mass of Dedication; Conversation with the Cardinals

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Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz, former secretary to Pope St. John Paul II and Archbishop of Krakow, Poland, will play a prominent role in Masses and special events surrounding the dedication of the new Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in Knoxville, Tenn., the weekend of March 2-4. Cardinal Dziwisz will be traveling from Poland to participate in the celebration …

2018 Confirmations at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

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On April 6, Bishop Richard F. Stika began a month-long series of Mass celebrations to offer the sacrament of confirmation to approximately 1,700 youngsters in the Diocese of Knoxville. Four Masses were celebrated the weekend of April 6-8. To mark the dedication of the new cathedral and the 30th anniversary of the Diocese of Knoxville’s founding, confirmation Masses for all parishes …

Cathedral cornerstone unveiling on Saturday

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The engraved cornerstone for the new Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus will be unveiled during a special celebration this Saturday, March 25, at 11 a.m. at the cathedral construction site. The public is invited to attend. Tours of the cathedral will be conducted following the celebration until 2 p.m. The cornerstone, which weighs more than 3,000 pounds, …