Student completes 125-mile Tour de Mary

Emily Booker News, Schools

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 educators, students preparing for Catholic Schools Week

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News, Schools

Catholic Schools Week in the Diocese of Knoxville will kick off Sunday, Jan. 26, at many parish schools with Mass and open houses. Superintendent Sister Mary Mary Marta Abbott, RSM, has been collecting information on all the events occurring in the diocese’s 10 schools. This will be her third year to visit all the schools during Catholic Schools Week. Last …

Chatti Gras puts the fun in fundraiser

Bill Brewer News, Parishes, Schools

The Chattanooga Deanery’s three schools—Notre Dame, St. Jude and Our Lady of Perpetual Help—joined forces for the second consecutive year to throw a Mardi Gras celebration and fundraiser for tuition assistance programs. Chatti Gras attracted more than 800 guests, who spent an evening at the Chattanooga Convention and Trade Center enjoying live music, dinner, dancing, a silent auction and casino …