Fr. Imbarrato’s mobile ministry to end abortion makes its way to diocese

Holy Trinity Parish hosts noted priest during 40 Days for Life; rosaries at clinics prayed By Bill Brewer Diocese of Knoxville parishioners keeping prayerful vigil during the 40 Days for Life ministry received an unexpected grace in March when Father Stephen Imbarrato, a national pro-life activist and speaker, brought his …

Diocese Rosaries for Life to segue into Lenten 40 Days for Life

From staff reports The Diocese of Knoxville organized a day of rosaries for the sanctity of life on Jan. 22 as priests and parishioners from a number of churches stood — and knelt — in vigil in front of the Planned Parenthood abortion facility in East Knoxville. The diocesan Office …

Keeping vigil

40 Days for Life campaign kicks off with visit to St. Mary-Athens by founder Shawn Carney, Knoxville vigil By Bill Brewer As the Diocese of Knoxville joins Catholic dioceses across the country in sponsoring the 40 Days for Life prayer vigil this month, 40 Days for Life founder Shawn Carney …

40 Days for Life returns for fall diocesan vigil

Parishioners gather for prayer, peaceful presence outside East Knox Planned Parenthood site By Bill Brewer Pro-life prayer warriors are out in force in East Tennessee, and for 40 days they will be storming heaven to intercede for the unborn and women in crisis pregnancies considering abortion. The Diocese of Knoxville …

 Pro-life East Tennesseans to mark 40 Days for Life in September

Prayer vigil returning to diocese after two-year hiatus; volunteer groups and individuals asked to take part            By Bill Brewer After a two-year absence, 40 Days for Life is returning to the Diocese of Knoxville in September. The announcement was made by Paul Simoneau and Lisa Morris, who coordinate pro-life …

Diocese of Knoxville’s Lenten season begins with 40 Days for Life

Vigil will be held in front of East Knoxville Planned Parenthood facility Feb. 18-March 29; parishioners urged to take part As issues concerning the sanctity of life and protection of the unborn take center stage in Tennessee following the passage of Amendment 1 and the start of the legislative session, …

Diocesan students take part in 40 Days for Life rosary

Students from St. Joseph School in Knoxville and St. John Neumann School in Farragut joined Bishop Richard F. Stika March 13 in praying for the sanctity of life and an end to abortion in front of Planned Parenthood’s East Knoxville clinic at 710 N. Cherry St. Bishop Stika led the …

40 Days for Life to be part of Lenten observance

Parishioners and groups in the Diocese of Knoxville are encouraged to take part in the sixth annual 40 Days for Life campaign as part of their Lenten observance. The 40 Days for Life campaign begins on Ash Wednesday, March 5, in front of Planned Parenthood’s East Knoxville clinic at 710 …

Tri-Cities Catholics take part in 40 Days for Life

More than 50 members of Tri-Cities–area parishes took part in a 40 Days for Life prayer vigil in front of the Regional Women’s Center, an abortion clinic in Bristol, from Sept. 26 through Nov. 4. The vigil was part of a national movement with vigils conducted at 316 locations across …