Hundreds take part in Rosary for Life

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News

Pro-life faithful from around the Diocese of Knoxville gathered Feb. 20 outside of Planned Parenthood’s East Knoxville clinic for the Rosary for Life prayer service led by Bishop Richard F. Stika. Some 250 parishioners attended the Rosary for Life, which was held on the sidewalk in front of the abortion clinic at 710 N. Cherry Street at the corner of …

Rosary for Life postponed until Feb. 20

Inclement weather is prompting postponement of the Diocese of Knoxville’s Rosary for Life and Divine Mercy Chaplet that was scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 23. The new date for this year’s Rosary for Life, which will coincide with the diocese’s 40 Days for Life vigil, is Saturday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. across from Planned Parenthood at 710 N. Cherry St. …

Bishop Stika, diocesan faithful take part in pro-life prayer service

Bill Brewer Diocese of Knoxville, News

Diocese of Knoxville faithful, led by Bishop Richard F. Stika, were among more than 400 pro-life supporters who took part Saturday, Aug. 22, in a prayer service for the sanctity of life and an end to abortion. The pro-life demonstration, held in front of Planned Parenthood’s Knoxville clinic at 710 N. Cherry Street, was one of hundreds of similar events …

40 Days for Life and its impact

Bill Brewer Diocese of Knoxville, Lent, News

As the Diocese of Knoxville’s 40 Days for Life vigil begins enters the homestretch, vigil coordinators Paul Simoneau and Lisa Morris are thanking the individuals and groups that have participated in praying rosaries and holding pro-life signs in front of the Planned Parenthood facility at 710 N. Cherry Street in Knoxville. Scores of individuals and more than 20 groups with …

Diocesan faithful join Cardinal Rigali at Rosary for Life

Bill Brewer Diocese of Knoxville, News

By Bill Brewer Cardinal Justin Rigali was joined by more than 250 Catholic faithful Jan. 10 in front of Planned Parenthood’s East Knoxville clinic for the annual Rosary for Life. Cardinal Rigali led the prayer service on the sidewalk in front of the clinic at 710 N. Cherry Street, one of two abortion facilities in Knoxville. In the Diocese of …

40 Days for Life to be part of diocese’s Lenten observance

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News

Parishioners and groups in the Diocese of Knoxville are encouraged to take part in the sixth annual 40 Days for Life campaign as part of their Lenten observance. The 40 Days for Life campaign begins on Ash Wednesday, March 5, in front of Planned Parenthood’s East Knoxville clinic at 710 N. Cherry St. and will continue through Palm Sunday on …

Rosary For Life attracts parishioners from across diocese

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News

What looked to be a soggy Rosary For Life instead became a powerful witness for God and the sanctity of life Jan. 11 as a persistent downpour dried up when Cardinal Justin Rigali began prayer in front of Planned Parenthood’s East Knoxville clinic. Some 250 people from across the Diocese of Knoxville braved the early morning rain to gather in …