Anchored in Christ

2021 Bishop’s Appeal, which assists vital ministries, begins amid fallout from the pandemic By Jim Wogan Each year, parishioners of the Diocese of Knoxville are asked to contribute to the annual diocesan Bishop’s Appeal. The appeal allows the faithful to offer vital financial support for the many ministries of the …

A Joyful Witness

How the Bishop’s Appeal transforms lives in the Diocese of Knoxville Story by Jim Wogan Photography by Stephanie Richer In early February, Bishop Richard F. Stika’s voice boomed across the Diocese of Knoxville with a message for all parishioners. “It is a joy to be with you on this feast …

Bishop’s Appeal on target for new record in 2019

Parishioners continue their generous support for Diocese of Knoxville’s service organizations and community initiatives By Jim Wogan The annual Bishop’s Appeal, the most crucial source of financial support for the ministries of the Diocese of Knoxville, is heading for a record-setting year in 2019 with commitments of $2.7 million pledged …

Bishop’s Appeal underway in all Diocese of Knoxville parishes

Funds raised benefit Catholic Charities, seminarian education, youth, justice and peace, St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic By Jim Wogan The Bishop’s Appeal 2017— a critical source of annual funding for diocesan works of mercy, formation, evangelization, education, and charity — is underway at all 51 parishes and mission churches in the …

Annual Bishop’s Appeal underway in all diocesan parishes

Fundraiser is ‘lifeblood’ for diocesan ministries; theme for 2016 campaign is St. Francis of Assisi’s Peace Prayer By Jim Wogan The annual Bishop’s Appeal — a critical source of funding for diocesan works of mercy, formation, evangelization, education, and charity — is underway at all 51 parishes and mission churches …

Final weeks critical for Bishop’s Appeal goal

Thousands served by the work of fundraising campaign      East Tennessee Catholic staff report The Bishop’s Appeal 2012, Coming Together in Christ,is nearing its completion and the response during the final few weeks of the calendar year will determine if the appeal meets its goal. With a goal of $1.45 million …