Cumberland Mountain Deanery calendar

The Ulster Project of Knoxville is recruiting families of teens aged 14 to 16 to host a teen from Northern Ireland for a four-week program that includes team building, dialogue, social events, shared worship, and community service this summer. For details, contact John Hough at 865-405-5929.


The Ulster Project of Knoxville is hosting its annual fundraising dinner featuring the show “Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls the Dice” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in the St. Mary School gymnasium in Oak Ridge. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for refreshments, a silent auction, and socializing. Ticket prices range from $25 to $45 per person depending on seating and are available online at, at St. Mary School, or at the door. For more information, contact Lynda Vinyard at 865-556-1355.


St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Lenoir City will be hosting a workshop for those interested in learning how to write (paint) icons from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 20-25 in the family life center. The instructor will be Irene Perez-Omer. A down payment of $325 is due by April 1. The balance of $300 will be due no later than May 1 (nonrefundable after May 1). Put your down payment in an envelope marked “Father Christian Iconography Workshop.” Drop off at the church office or mail to St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1580 St. Thomas Way, Lenoir City, TN 37772. Make checks payable to St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. Contact Father Christian Mathis for details at 865-816-7219 or More information on Ms. Perez-Omer and the workshop can be found at


The Knights of Columbus Council 8152 annual charity golf tournament will take place at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain golf course. The format will be a four-person scramble with a maximum of 36 teams. The entry donation of $75 includes green and cart fees, one mulligan, and entrance to the awards banquet at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The cost to attend the banquet only is $12. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Cumberland County charities. For more details, contact Shelton Johnson at 931-485-5587, Larry Lanzerotti at 456-9633, or John Kopmeier at 456-2597.

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