Parish notes: Five Rivers Deanery

Holy Trinity, Jefferson City

The parish blood drive will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, in Trinity Hall. Call the parish office at 865-471-0347 for more information.

The parish is looking for volunteers to help with cooking and serving meals to participants in the Appalachian Outreach Week July 22-26. Workers come from across the United States to perform home repairs for those who are financially or physically unable to do so. For more information, call the parish office at 865-471-0347.

The family life committee is hosting a rummage sale Sept. 20-21 in the parish life center. Donations can be dropped off starting Sept. 15. Proceeds from the sale will be applied to the parish debt. Call the parish office at 865-471-0347 for more details.

Newcomers: Douglas and Donna Ibbetson

Anniversaries: Stan and Virginia Borzick (55), Vinnie and Kay Clossey (55), Jim and Peggy Ray (54), Joe and Betty Jo Lavelle (52), Cedrick and Irene Manalili (15)

Notre Dame, Greeneville

Members of the parish youth group delivered Meals on Wheels to the elderly at Plaza Towers in Greeneville on June 19. The group performs community service on Tuesdays during the summer months.

The Notre Dame youth group has planned two fundraisers for their trip to the National Catholic Youth Conference in November. During July they will prepare tamales for sale for $1 apiece and on Saturday, Aug. 24, after the 5 p.m. Mass, they will have a Pasta Night featuring different pasta dishes, salad, and desserts. There will also be a silent auction at this event. Tickets will be available soon. Call Susan Collins, youth minister, for more information at 423-639-9381.

Anniversaries: Andy and Rita Chaloux (58), Vandy and Dorothy Nachazel (54), Bob and Maggie May (51), Joseph and Wendy Hankins (35)

St. Dominic, Kingsport

The parish thanked Rich Valentino for crafting two new sanctuary tables as a gift to the church.

The parish Italian night will take place Saturday, Aug. 10, in the parish life center. The evening will include Italian food, music, a sing-along, and dancing. Ticket prices and time are to be determined. For more information, contact Claudio Carlin at 423-247-3405 or

Seminarian Dan Pacitti will be serving at the parish during the summer months.

Anniversary: Claudio and Maria Carlin (60)

St. Mary, Johnson City

The parish donated $2,231.55 towards Oklahoma tornado relief.