Second collection, BIMO grant aids tuition for DOK schools

With the beginning of a new school year, the Diocese of Knoxville annually takes up a second collection for Catholic School Tuition Assistance to assist the 10 diocesan schools with tuition support of students. More than 3,100 Catholic school students in the diocese benefit from a holistic education that focuses …

St. Thérèse Knights install new officers for coming year

Knights of Columbus Queen of Heaven Council 4572 held its installation of officers July 19 at St. Thérèse of Lisieux Church in Cleveland. District deputy Pat Bisson and district warden Keith Jackson conducted the officers’ installation ceremony, which began with an opening prayer and blessing of the officers’ medals by …

Korey Mobbs is new KCHS football coach

The ‘quiet UT fan’ comes to the Fighting Irish after a successful head-coaching career in Georgia By Dan McWilliams After Knoxville Catholic High School introduced Korey Mobbs as its head football coach at a press conference April 28, the new coach said he is looking forward to starting the 2021 …

Stewardship of St. Mary’s Hospital artifacts overseen by Sisters of Mercy

In 2011, when St. Mary’s Medical Center was sold to an investor-owned organization, St. Mary’s seller Catholic Healthcare Partners stipulated in the agreement that all religious and historical artifacts would remain the possession of the Sisters of Mercy. When the Sisters of Mercy knew St. Mary’s was closing on Dec. …

KCHS’s BJ Edwards commits to Tennessee

The highly rated point guard in the class of 2022 is a Mr. Basketball winner and past state champion By Dan McWilliams BJ Edwards is staying home. The Knoxville Catholic High School standout point guard announced via social media July 1 that he is committing to the University of Tennessee …