Parish notes: Chattanooga Deanery

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Chattanooga

Knights of Columbus Council 6099 is sponsoring an aluminum-can drive to support diocesan seminarians. The cans may be dropped off in the parking lot next to Madonna Hall. Call the parish office for more details at 423-622-7232.

St. Jude, Chattanooga

The Council of Catholic Women will sponsor the eighth annual International Day of the Rosary starting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9, at St. Jude Church. Volunteers will pray the rosary in different languages from around the world. A potluck dinner will follow the rosary in Siener Hall around 7 p.m. To volunteer, call Mechtild Boles at 423-877-0467 or Cathy Palisoc at 423-322-6482.

St. Stephen, Chattanooga

The St. Stephen Parish potluck picnic will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, on the parish grounds. Knights of Columbus Council 6099 will prepare hamburgers and hot dogs. Meet the new pastor, Father Manuel Pérez, and participate in games and other activities planned for the day. For more information, call the parish office at 423-892-1261.

Newcomers: Miguel and Adriana Casillas, Dan and Sierra Mushett, Cesar and Alma Escarcega, Jose and Claudia Contreras, Kimberly Wilkins, Kathleen Hill