Dr. Kennedy honored at Catholic Foundation of East Tennessee dinner

Jim Wogan News

Dr. Dan Kennedy, a longtime educator and a 25-year member of the Catholic Foundation of East Tennessee, was recognized as the newest member of the Society of St. Peter during the foundation’s 2019 annual dinner on Sunday, Nov. 3, in Knoxville. Dr. Kennedy was presented with a blessed icon of St. Peter by Bishop Richard F. Stika who offered his …

2016 Catholic Foundation of East Tennessee Dinner

Jim Wogan News

The Catholic Foundation of East Tennessee held its annual dinner at Fox Den Country Club on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016.  Bishop Richard F. Stika was presented a $50,000 check for seminarian education by its newest members. Father Ray Powell, parochial administrator at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Lafollette and Christ the King Church in Tazewell, was the featured speaker. …

Catholic Foundation of East Tennessee surpasses $2.9 million in distributions

Jim Wogan Catholic Church, Diocese of Knoxville, News

The Catholic Foundation of East Tennessee has surpassed $2.9 million in combined distributions for diocesan seminarians and the growth of parishes since its inception. John Deinhart, director of the Catholic Foundation, also announced for fiscal years 2014-15, the foundation distributed $131,000. This brings the total distributed by the foundation since inception to nearly $3 million. “With a growing number of new …