Cardinal Justin Rigali celebrates Red Mass

Bill Brewer Diocese of Knoxville, News

Cardinal Justin Rigali presided at the diocese’s annual Red Mass, celebrating a special liturgy for members of the legal profession, on Oct. 4 at Immaculate Conception Church in downtown Knoxville. Five judges and a number of attorneys attended the liturgy. Cardinal Rigali wore red vestments, the color representing the Holy Spirit, for the Mass, which is a centuries-old tradition in …

‘Remembering those who have gone before us’

Bill Brewer Diocese of Knoxville, News

As parishioners throughout the Diocese of Knoxville marked Memorial Day by remembering loved ones who have died, including those who were killed in service to the country, a Memorial Day Mass was celebrated at Calvary Cemetery on May 25 in Knoxville to honor all those who have gone before us. Father Ron Franco, CSP, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church, served …