Parish notes: Five Rivers Deanery

Holy Trinity, Jefferson City
The parish Easter egg hunt is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12. The rain date will be Saturday, April 19. For more information, call Kristine Mynatt at 865-397-4012.

Carol Everett, a nationally known right-to-life speaker, will deliver the keynote address at the annual Life Outreach fundraiser banquet at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Holy Trinity Church. Ms. Everett was involved in the operation of four abortion facilities from 1977-1983 before a conversion experience caused her to commit to safeguarding the health of women and their babies. Call Deacon Jim Prosak at 865-397-8110 or Cheryl Prosak at 865-471-0347 for more information.

Holy Trinity Church will celebrate the feast of Divine Mercy with a special service including music and meditations on the Chaplet of Divine Mercy by Father Dan Whitman at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27. Call the parish office for more information at 865-471-0347.


St. Mary, Johnson City
Totus Tuus, a Catholic vacation Bible school, will take place the week of June 8-13 at St. Mary Church. Prayer, skits, crafts, songs, and games are planned during the weeklong event. Grade school-age children will meet daily from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 9-13, and junior high and high school students will meet from 7-9 p.m. June 8-12. A potluck dinner for the participants, their families, and the Totus Tuus team will be held Wednesday, June 11, at 5:30 p.m. The registration fee is $10 per child. Registration forms can be found on the St. Mary Church website, For more information, call Becky Frye at 423-276-5110.