Five Rivers Deanery calendar

Judi Phillips, MS, FCP, will present an introduction to the Creighton Model System of Natural Family Planning in the church basement at St. Mary Church in Johnson City from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. The presentation will include an overview of how the method is used to monitor a couple’s …

Know how to assist spouses who grieve

By Marian Christiana In May, a dear friend of ours lost her 15-month battle with cancer. Eileen and her husband, Paul, had been married for 30 years. We have been friends with Paul since we were teenagers and we continue to try to support him as much as possible. Sometimes …

IC assignment gives Paulist priest southern exposure

Father Gerard Tully embraces Mother Mary after leaving Ma Bell Father Gerard Tully, CSP, is the associate pastor at Immaculate Conception Church in Knoxville, his first assignment in the southern United States. He has served in Arizona, Texas, Oregon, Rome, and Canada. Father Tully was the elder of two sons …