Student completes 125-mile Tour de Mary

Emily Booker News, Schools 0 Comments

Molly Deinhart, an eighth-grade student at St. Mary School in Oak Ridge, recently completed a 125-mile bicycle ride to honor her teacher Darlene Adams, who is battling cancer. The Tour de Mary began on Oct. 5 at St. Mary Catholic School in Oak Ridge and finished on Oct. 6 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School in Chattanooga. Molly …

Diocesan priests receive Missionaries of Mercy mandate from Pope Francis

Jim Wogan Diocese of Knoxville, News, Pope Francis 0 Comments

While Catholics across the world have been called on by Pope Francis to celebrate the Jubilee Year of Mercy— two priests from the Diocese of Knoxville received a special mandate from the Holy Father in Rome to spread merciful works further. Monsignor Al Humbrecht, pastor at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Soddy Daisy; and Father Joe Reed, associate pastor at …

Fr. Reed receives incardination as diocesan priest

Jim Wogan Diocese of Knoxville, News, Vocations 0 Comments

Father Joe Reed, who has served as associate pastor at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, was officially received into the Diocese of Knoxville as a diocesan priest on May 10. Bishop Richard F. Stika read the decree of incardination during Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Fr. Reed is a Knoxville native. While in seminary he entered Conception …