Parish notes: Cumberland Mountain Deanery

All Saints, Knoxville
The All Saints vacation Bible school, “Weird Animals: Where Jesus’ Love is One of a Kind,” will be held in the parish hall from 9 a.m. to noon June 23-27. Registration is being held after weekend Masses. Registration is also available online at For more information, call Kristen Long at 865-938-1587.

The middle and high school youth groups at All Saints Church are planning a “Make a Mess” service weekend Aug. 1-3. The group will participate in a variety of service projects in the community. The weekend is open to people of all ages. For more information, call Annie Nassis at 865-531-0770, extension 109.

Blessed Sacrament, Harriman
Kayla Atchley, Joshua Gouge, Kate Laffoon, and Abigail Peterson received their first Holy Communion at the 10:30 a.m. Mass on May 4.

Anniversary: Jim and Barbara Lawson (50)

St. Francis of Assisi, Fairfield Glade
Anniversaries: Nick and Mary Roth (68), Jack and Betty Campbell (65), Bob and Genie Gruber (62), Vern and Jean Bolish (62), Don and Bernie Gundy (61), John and Jean Sohnly (60), Richard and Caroline Cieszenski (59), Don and Mina Napierala (59), John and Gerry Eisenlord (59), Eugene and Marilyn Schmitt (58), Don and Shirley Savercool (58), Bob and Joanne Ames (58), Dan and Rosemary Verbrugge (57), Ed and Carolyn Mayo (57), Irvin and Carol Stenger (56), John and Ellie Gratton (56), Tom and Peg Loughran (56), Robin and Carol Campbell (56), John and Yvonne Marciniak (55), Frank and Ann Zingheim (55), Walt and Dianne Burling (55), Medard and Laura Kaluszka (54), Norm and Judith Charest (54), John and Anna Mayer (54), Joe and Amy Dickens (54), C. Thomas and Mary Anna Teall (54), Tom and Dorothy Powers (54), Ron and Virginia Reynolds (54), Don and Mary Lou Wiskow (54), Mitchell and Joan Kaminski (53), John and Barbara Coye (53), Patrick and Anna Chowning (53), Fred and Kitty Sasse (53), Anthony and Bernice Mattioli (53), Ed and Marjorie Lewis (53), Ramon and Barbara Clark (52), Joe and Marti Maxwell (52), James and Mary Ann Lintz (52), Tom and Anne Marano (51), Joseph and Nancy Grunduski (51), Jack and Patti Glavan (51), Shelton and Patti Johnson (51), John and Dorothy Ferguson (51), John and Norma Hall (51), Mike and Doris Kotecki (51), John and Cathy Manning (50), R. Terry and Nancy Allen (50), Joe and Susanna Bour (50), B. Dean and Betty Clement (50), John and Betty Morici (50)

St. John Neumann, Farragut
Participants in the annual group mission trip to Marsella, Colombia, are collecting rosaries, religious medals, and holy cards to distribute during their visit June 17-July 1. Donations can be placed in a basket in the narthex. For more information about the trip, call the parish office at 865-966-4540.

The Totus Tuus vacation Bible school will take place the week of June 15-20 for grades pre-K through high school. The group will learn about the Ten Commandments and the Luminous Mysteries of the rosary through age-appropriate games, skits, and presentations by the Diocese of Knoxville missionary team. Grades pre-K through sixth grade will meet from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 16-20. A half-day option is available for children in pre-K and kindergarten.

Grades seven through 12 will meet from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, June 15, through Thursday, June 19. Registration is under way. For more information, contact Lydia Donahue at

St. Therese, Clinton
The annual parish picnic is scheduled after the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, June 8. All are invited. Call the parish office for more information at 865-457-4073.

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