Three Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Mich., join Diocese of Knoxville

Jim Wogan Diocese of Knoxville, News, Vocations

Bishop Richard F. Stika and Sister Mary Marta Abbott, RSM, are happy to announce the upcoming arrival of three new Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Mich. to the Diocese of Knoxville: Sister Teresa Mary Kozlovski, R.S.M., is a native of Duluth, Minn.  She entered the Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Mich., in 2005, after graduating from high school. …

Catholic Day on the Hill issues include school vouchers, immigration

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News

By Dan McWilliams NASHVILLE — School vouchers were a popular subject in meetings Bishop Richard F. Stika and Memphis Bishop J. Terry Steib, SVD, had with Gov. Bill Haslam and legislators at the 17th annual Catholic Day on the Hill in Nashville. Catholic Day on the Hill offers a chance for the faithful to meet with their legislators and advocate …

Catholic Schools Week celebrates communities of faith, knowledge, service

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News

Catholic Schools Week in the Diocese of Knoxville showcased the talents of students, faculty and parents who exhibited flairs in a variety of areas—from singing, dancing and playing instruments, to fashion design, cooking and even stand-up comedy. And there were volleyball, basketball and dodge ball feats thrown in for good measure. The diocese’s 10 schools celebrated Catholic Schools Week Jan. …

Diocese of Knoxville schoo year off to good start

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News, Schools

The Diocese of Knoxville’s 10 schools are off to a successful start as the 2013-14 school year begins. Bishop Richard F. Stika celebrated the opening Mass on Thursday at Knoxville Catholic High School, and football teams from Knoxville Catholic and Notre Dame high schools resumed their rivalry Aug. 23 in the Irish Bowl at KCHS. Total enrollment for the new …