Funeral Mass planned for Mother Barbara Anne Marie Gooding

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, Diocese of Knoxville, News, Vocations

Mother Barbara Anne Gooding, RSM, a foundress of the Religious Sisters of Mercy order of Alma, Mich., who was in residence in the Diocese of Knoxville, passed away Friday, April 1, following a brief illness. Called in religious life Sister Barbara Anne Marie, RSM, she was born on Feb. 12, 1940, in Cincinnati and entered eternal life at the Religious …

Funeral Mass held for Father Jay Flaherty

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A funeral Mass for Father Jay M. Flaherty was held Oct. 10 at Holy Cross Church in Pigeon Forge. Father Flaherty was the founding pastor of Holy Cross. He died Oct. 5 in Nashville following an extended illness. He was 66. Father Flaherty’s family received friends and a rosary was said Oct. 9 at Atchley Funeral Home in Sevierville. The …