Catholic Charities of East Tennessee receives Regions Bank gift

Bill Brewer Diocese of Knoxville, News

Regions Bank made a significant donation to Catholic Charities of East Tennessee’s Columbus Home on Dec. 3. Rob Stivers, senior vice president of Regions Bank, presented a $10,000 check from the Regions Foundation to Sister Mary Christine Cremin, executive director of Catholic Charities. The donation will be used for academic support for the boys at Columbus Home, Sister Mary Christine …

Catholic Charities golf tournament raises $50,000

Bill Brewer News

By Dan McWilliams Seventy-two golfers on 18 teams helped Catholic Charities of East Tennessee raise some $50,000 in the fifth annual Common Good Golf Tournament on June 9 at Cherokee Country Club in Knoxville. The money benefits the Knoxville social-service programs of CCET. The tourney is one of three major fundraisers to benefit the Knoxville programs, the other two being …

Hundreds take part in fun walk to benefit Columbus Home

Bill Brewer News

By Dan McWilliams Some 1,000 participants took part in the 16th annual Kids Helping Kids Fun Walk benefiting Catholic Charities of East Tennessee’s Columbus Home. More than $40,000 was raised for Columbus Home at this year’s one-mile Fun Walk, held May 4 at Knoxville Catholic High School. Children and adults of all ages participated in the walk. Deacons, priests, and …

Father Ragan Schriver honored at Emerald O’ccasion

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee’s 29th annual fundraising dinner was indeed an Emerald O’ccasion as some 500 supporters of the social-service agency joined in celebrating former executive director Father Ragan Schriver. The 2014 event, held March 13 at the Knoxville Marriott hotel, was planned as a tribute to Father Schriver, who completed his service leading Catholic Charities Nov. 30. Catholic …

Continuing the work of Catholic Charities in East Tennessee

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, Media, News

Sister Mary Christine Cremin directing area’s key social service agency as Father Ragan Schriver begins sabbatical Sister Mary Christine Cremin, RSM, is adjusting to her new duties as acting executive director of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, knowing she has large shoes to fill as Father Ragan Schriver begins a sabbatical that will take him away from the position he …