Parish notes: Smoky Mountain Deanery

Blessed John XXIII, Knoxville

The Blessed John XXIII Catholic Center Sunday Mass schedule is now 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. through the end of the school year.

Immaculate Conception, Knoxville

The women’s group will hold its annual “Kitchen Sale” after Masses on the weekend of Oct. 13 and 14. All household items will be accepted (no clothing). Place donations in the parish hall marked “Kitchen Sale.” Proceeds will help air-condition the parish-hall kitchen.

The Adult Faith Formation Team will be shooting a video during September featuring those who participated in Living the Eucharist, the parish Lenten study, this past spring. The video will be used to encourage participation in the 2013 Lenten program. Call Marian Howard at 865-522-1508 for more details.

Sacred Heart, Knoxville

Knights of Columbus Council 5207 and the Haiti Outreach Program hosted a pancake breakfast after the 9 a.m. Mass on Aug. 12 to raise funds for the Haiti Outreach Program.

The parish participated in and hosted the citywide pasta cook-off fundraiser for Family Promise of Knoxville, a local agency that supports homeless families, on Aug. 18.

St. Albert the Great, Knoxville

The corporal works of mercy committee at St. Albert the Great sponsored a school-supply drive during August. Parishioners donated enough supplies to fill 94 backpacks for needy children in the Knoxville area.

St. Francis of Assisi, Townsend

Mass in the Extraordinary Form is now being celebrated at 11 a.m. Sundays along with the regular weekend Masses.

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