Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl 2016

As we move forward in prayer, penance, and charity during this season of Lent, I am praying that you consider making Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl a part of your 2016 almsgiving.  Since it started 41 years ago, CRS Rice Bowl has become a Catholic Lenten tradition. These familiar cardboard fundraising boxes help Catholic Relief Services support programs preventing hunger and poverty around …

Diocesan parishioners help fight against hunger

Jim Wogan News

A highly organized assembly line of parishioners from across the Diocese of Knoxville gathered at St. Thomas the Apostle in Lenoir City on July 25 in an effort to help end hunger in Africa. Those who took part in the Helping Hands project, sponsored by Catholic Relief Services, helped churn out 10,000 meal packages which will be shipped to people in Burkina Faso, a landlocked …