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The faithful life of a hermit

Sister Anunziata Grace begins a rare vocation for the diocese of Knoxville Story by Dan McWilliams Photos by Dan McWilliams and Stephanie Richer Sister Anunziata Grace has evolved from a contemplative with the Handmaids of the Precious Blood community in New Market to a hermitess with the Diocese of Knoxville. …

Family Tradition

The stakes are high when saying ‘Yes!’ to the dress competes with college football By George Valadie Oklahoma-Texas. Notre Dame-Florida State. Tennessee-Georgia. If you know anything about our family, you know we love our college football. We gather early and stay late, munching multiple meals throughout. We wear our lucky …

The two altars of sanctity

The altar of the Church and the altar of our heart ‘belong inseparably together’ and are ‘mysteriously the same altar’ By Bishop Richard F. Stika “In your house I shall celebrate the Passover with my disciples.” – Matthew 26:18 The words of Jesus conveyed through His disciples to the homeowner where …