Cardinal Rigali leads Rosary for Life for diocesan faithful

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 …

St. John Neumann School students show love by lopping off locks

With a drum roll from music teacher Jonathan Leichman, 21 girls at St. John Neumann School in Farragut on Jan. 29 continued a four-year tradition of donating their ponytails to benefit cancer patients. As the student body looked on in the gymnasium, parents and friends began snipping the locks, some …

Blood drive planned for Capt. Jeff Stiles

The Knoxville Police Department is sponsoring a blood drive for Immaculate Conception parishioner Jeff Stiles, who is a captain with the KPD and is battling cancer. Capt. Stiles, who was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in May and continues his courageous fight to beat the disease, currently is undergoing daily treatment …

Knoxville Catholic High School student athletes named All-State

A number of Knoxville Catholic High School student athletes were named All-State following the fall sports seasons. Football, volleyball, and girls soccer All-State selections were made by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association. Making All-State in football for the Irish were senior quarterback Zac Jancek, senior linebacker Logan Lacey, senior defensive …