Hundreds take part in fun walk to benefit Columbus Home

Bill Brewer News

By Dan McWilliams Some 1,000 participants took part in the 16th annual Kids Helping Kids Fun Walk benefiting Catholic Charities of East Tennessee’s Columbus Home. More than $40,000 was raised for Columbus Home at this year’s one-mile Fun Walk, held May 4 at Knoxville Catholic High School. Children and adults of all ages participated in the walk. Deacons, priests, and …

Diocese of Knoxville well represented at canonization Mass

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News

Among the hundreds of thousands of Catholic faithful in St. Peter’s Square on Divine Mercy Sunday to witness history as Popes John XXIII and John Paul II received sainthood were a group of parishioners from the Diocese of Knoxville led by Bishop Richard F. Stika and Cardinal Justin Rigali. The 14 diocesan members, which included Father Charlie Donahue, CSP, pastor …