Catholic HEART Workcamp draws students to Knox

Nearly 300 high school and college students will be descending upon Knoxville to participate in a Catholic HEART (Helping Everyone Attain Relief Today) Workcamp on June 30–July 6. Teens will be performing community-service projects in the East Tennessee region by day. At night, they will be laughing, sharing, praying, singing, …

Parishioners re-enact Passion of Christ at churches

The Passion of Christ came to life on Holy Thursday and Good Friday as actors re-enacted Jesus’ last hours leading to his crucifixion in dramatic portrayals at Holy Ghost and All Saints churches. As it occurs in many Spanish-speaking countries, re-enactment of the Passion, or Living Stations of the Cross, …

Annual Bishop’s Gathering for Scouting held

Bishop Richard F. Stika was the host for the 14th annual Bishop’s Gathering & Adult Awards luncheon honoring Scouting in the diocese. The event took place March 16 at All Saints Church in Knoxville and was sponsored by the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting. DCCS lay chairman George LeCrone Sr. …

Peter and Paul Society to host men’s conference

The newly formed Peter and Paul Society is hosting “Guided on the Path by the Spirit,” a conference for men, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, at All Saints Church in Knoxville. The topics covered will include male spirituality, faith-formation opportunities for men in the parish, …

On a mission: Father Appiah brings medical care to Ghana

Father John Appiah can add medical missionary to his resume. The associate pastor at All Saints Church has completed his third medical mission trip to Ghana and already is planning a fourth mission. Father Appiah led the most recent mission trip Aug. 5-9, where he and a medical mission team …