Diocesan parishioners help fight against hunger

Jim Wogan News

A highly organized assembly line of parishioners from across the Diocese of Knoxville gathered at St. Thomas the Apostle in Lenoir City on July 25 in an effort to help end hunger in Africa. Those who took part in the Helping Hands project, sponsored by Catholic Relief Services, helped churn out 10,000 meal packages which will be shipped to people in Burkina Faso, a landlocked …

KDCCW convenes in Chattanooga

Dan McWilliams Catholic Church, News

The Knoxville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women held its annual convention April 10-12 at the Doubletree Hotel in Chattanooga, and more than 200 members attended. Bishop Richard F. Stika celebrated the opening Mass at the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul on Thursday, and Monsignor Al Humbrecht of Holy Spirit Parish in Soddy-Daisy celebrated the Friday Mass and the closing …