St. Therese Parish reaches out to the Handmaids

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, Diocese of Knoxville, News

As the Handmaids of the Precious Blood continue to pray for the Diocese of Knoxville and for priests around the world from their new home in New Market, Tenn., parishes around the diocese are reaching out to the nuns to assist in any way they can. Father Julius Abuh, parochial administrator of St. Therese Parish in Clinton, spent Labor Day …

End of an era for Sister Yvette and St. Therese Church

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, Vocations

St. Therese Church in Clinton has grown from a small mission to an established parish since its founding in 1971; and for the past 38 years, Sister Mary Yvette Gillen, RSM, has faithfully served the parishioners and priests of St. Therese as the church has expanded. May 2013 marks the end of an era for St. Therese and Sister Mary …