Parish notes: Chattanooga Deanery

Our Lady of Lourdes, South Pittsburg

Parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes recently received $400 for their participation in the national Knights of Columbus program “Food for Families” by donating more than 2,000 cans of food to the Marion County Community Ministries Food Bank during Lent. The $400 award was donated to the Pregnancy and Adoption Center of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee.

St. Augustine, Signal Mountain

The parish will have a St. Augustine Feast Day Celebration after the 10:30 Mass on Sunday, Aug. 25. The event will feature a ministry fair, picnic, games, and a bounce house for the kids. Call the parish office to volunteer at 423-886-3424.

St. Jude, Chattanooga

The St. Jude Parish picnic is scheduled for noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Food, games, and plenty of fun are planned for this event. Call Kyra Ross to volunteer or learn more at 423-870-2386.

St. Mary, Athens

Knights of Columbus Council 8396 installed new officers on July 18: Bill Risko, Grand Knight; Jim Barrett, financial secretary; Bob Bever, chancellor; Jim Rodgers, deputy Grand Knight; Dennis Hale, recorder; Ed Fiegle, treasurer; Lou Dionne, warden; William Buckley, advocate; Bob Gladish, inside guard; and Tom Fortsch Sr., Chuck Riedel, and Paul Kessler, trustees.

Council 8396 celebrated its 30th anniversary with a pig roast July 3. Around 200 people enjoyed an afternoon of food, fellowship, music, and other entertainment.

St. Stephen, Chattanooga

Newcomers: the Eric Milchak family, Bob and Jane O’Neal

St. Thérèse of Lisieux, Cleveland

The Military Support Group’s annual Motorcycle Show and Yard Sale are scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, in the parish life center and church grounds. Motorcycle registration begins at 9 a.m., with judging at 2 p.m. Trophies will be awarded in five categories. Door prizes and food and beverages will be available. Tables for the yard sale are available. Call Muriel Quinn at 423-473-8884 or the parish office at 476-8123 for more information. The support group meets on second Mondays in the Trinity Room. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Young, single Catholics in the Cleveland area who are looking for a group in which to gather and grow their faith and friendships are asked to call Jared Martin at 486-7561 or Sandy Hartert-Forshee at 476-8123 for more information.
The Catholic Men’s Association meets at 8 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 10 and 24, in Breen Hall, room 3. All Catholic men are welcome to participate in these gatherings, held on second and fourth Saturdays.

A rosary for the unborn will be offered at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, and every third Monday in the Church.