Church leaders meet in support of Amendment 1

Dan McWilliams Catholic Church, Diocese of Knoxville, News

More than 20 Knoxville-area pastors and church leaders voiced their support for the passage of Amendment 1 during a press conference Oct. 23 at West Park Baptist Church in Knoxville. Leading the press conference were senior pastor Sam Polson of West Park Baptist; pastor Brian Truog of Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church in Loudon; pastor Cecil Clark of True Vine …

Diocese of Knoxville welcomes four new priests

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News, Vocations

The Diocese of Knoxville welcomed four new priests May 31 as Bishop Richard F. Stika celebrated an ordination Mass at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, where Fathers Colin Blatchford, Anthony Budnick, Julian Cardona and Adam Kane took their vows for the priesthood. The newly ordained priests processed into the cathedral with Bishop Stika and some 60 fellow …

Diocese of Knoxville welcomes four new priests

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News, Vocations

The Diocese of Knoxville welcomed four new priests May 31 as Bishop Richard F. Stika celebrated an ordination Mass at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, where Fathers Colin Blatchford, Anthony Budnick, Julian Cardona and Adam Kane took their vows for the priesthood. The newly ordained priests processed into the cathedral with Bishop Stika and some 60 fellow …