Fr. McGinnity honored at St. Joseph the Worker parish

Dan McWilliams News, Parishes

More than 200 of Father P.J. McGinnity’s closest friends joined him for a Mass on June 18 at St. Joseph the Worker Church in Madisonville to celebrate his years of service to the Church in East Tennessee. Father McGinnity is retiring from the Diocese of Knoxville and is returning to his home in Ireland, where he will continue serving as …

Preserving the sanctity of life through baby bottles

Bill Brewer Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, Diocese of Knoxville, Health, News

Sanctity of life activities at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Madisonville will mean more money for sanctity of life activities at Catholic Charities of East Tennessee. St. Joseph the Worker parishioners recently have raised $973 for Catholic Charities’ Pregnancy Help Centers through the baby bottle fundraising drive it holds twice a year. Father P.J. McGinnity initiated the baby bottle …

Prayers for Sarah

Bill Brewer Health, News

Father P.J. McGinnity, pastor of St. Joseph the Worker Church in Madisonville, is asking Diocese of Knoxville parishioners for prayers for his cousin, Sarah Murnaghan, and her parents. Sarah, a 10-year old girl from Pennsylvania, has received widespread media coverage in recent weeks because she has been waiting a year and a half for a lung transplant to treat cystic …