Smoky Mountain Deanery calendar

A Seekers of Silence Contemplative Saturday Morning will be held May 18 at Blessed John XXIII Catholic Center in Knoxville. Father Rich Andre, CSP, will speak on the topic “Writing Poetry: A Spiritual Discipline?” Coffee and tea will be served at 8:30 a.m.; the workshop will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Bring a bag lunch. RSVP to the John XXIII office at 865-523-7931.