St. Therese in Clinton hosting a parish Lenten mission featuring speaker Carlos Taja

St. Therese Parish in Clinton is hosting a Lenten mission titled “Returning to God With All of One’s Heart.”

The mission will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at the church. It includes lunch in the church hall. For lunch purposes, call the St. Therese parish office at 865-457-4073 to RSVP.

The mission will be led by Carlos Taja, assistant director of the Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington, D.C. At the USCCB, Mr. Taja oversees the doctrinal reviews of catechetical texts for conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. He is also fluent in Spanish. Using the Lenten themes of conversion, prayer, forgiveness, and confession, the mission will focus on the following topics: losing your heart to sin, returning to God in Christ, and prayer and penance. Call the office at St. Therese with any questions or call Pete or Jean Chiaro at 865-314-1214 for further details. ■


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