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‘Created to give glory to the Creator’

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AUGUST 2, 2022
By Dan McWilliams

Funeral Masses held for Msgr. Bob Hofstetter, dean of diocesan priests and a ‘priest’s priest’

Priest, confessor, shepherd, friend, teacher, avid reader, writer, theologian, carpenter, cook—the Diocese of Knoxville lost a multifaceted man with the death of one of its founding fathers in Monsignor Bob Hofstetter. The pastor of Good Shepherd Parish in Newport and priest of 68 years died July 7 at Fort Sanders Read more...



August 2022
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St. Dominic parishioners meet with new sister parish

AUGUST 3, 2022
By Emily Booker

Whether in the green valleys of Appalachia or the windy buttes of Montana, you can find Catholics full of faith and love of Christ. The universality Read more...

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Father Abuh celebrates 30 years in the priesthood

AUGUST 4, 2022
By Bill Brewer

Father Julius Abuh could feel the love July 16 as Bishop Richard F. Stika joined priests and parishioners present and past in celebrating a Read more...

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Diocese of Knoxville responds to Ukraine war effort

AUGUST 3, 2022
By Jim Wogan

Through a special collection that could be classified as historic for the Diocese of Knoxville, Bishop Richard F. Stika and Father David Boettner, rector Read more...

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Catholic Schools
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KCHS wins four spring-sports state championships

JUNE 14, 2022
Staff report

Spring-sports state titles again came Knoxville Catholic High School’s way as the Lady Irish tennis Read more...


Parishes
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Bishop Stika dedicates Rutledge church

JUNE 15, 2022
By Dan McWilliams

When Bishop Richard F. Stika dedicated the new church building for St. John Paul II Catholic Mission in Read more...


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Diocese’s permanent diaconate grows

JULY 7, 2022
By Dan McWilliams

On a historic day for the Diocese of Knoxville, Bishop Richard F. Stika ordained 23 men to the Read more...


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