Catholic Charities marks anniversary of devastating fire

Work continues to renovate agency’s offices near downtown Knoxville By Bill Brewer More than a year after an arsonist broke into Catholic Charities of East Tennessee’s offices near downtown Knoxville and set a fire that destroyed much of the building, the social services agency is looking forward to moving back …

Knights deliver more than 1,000 pounds of food to CCETN

Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Assembly 1083 conducted a four-parish food drive the weekend of Nov. 5 to benefit Catholic Charities of East Tennessee in the Diocese of Knoxville. With the generous help of Knights from councils 5207 (the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus), 15706 (All Saints …

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‘A match made in heaven’

Catholic Charities, St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic partner to provide health care in Scott Co. By Bill Brewer Catholic Charities of East Tennessee and St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic are partnering on a unique ministry that provides a shot in the arm to health care in Scott County, which has joined the …

Pregnancy Help Centers mark 20th anniversary

Key Catholic Charities program has grown to six sites throughout East Tennessee By Dan McWilliams Catholic Charities of East Tennessee’s Pregnancy Help Center in Knoxville celebrated its 20th anniversary Aug. 16-18 as the Diocese of Knoxville social services agency opens its sixth East Tennessee center in Helenwood. “It’s been quite …

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CCETN begins adoption services

Catholic Charities program looking to assist expectant mothers, adoptive parents By Bill Brewer Catholic Charities of East Tennessee is now an option for people looking to adopt a child. The Diocese of Knoxville social-services agency has added an Adoption Services division to its extensive portfolio of programs that are available …

Precious signs of life

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee receives funding for ultrasound equipment             By Gabrielle Nolan Catholic Charities of East Tennessee will be the first Catholic organization in the area to receive an ultrasound machine from the Knights of Columbus. “I just want to say, on behalf of Catholic Charities, that this …

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee holding Race for Kids 5K & Family Walk

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee is looking forward to its premier annual event, the Race for Kids 5K & Family Walk. The family friendly activity will be held on Saturday, April 23, at Victor Ashe Park in northwest Knoxville. Participation in the event by Catholic Charities supporters supports the nonprofit …

Catholic Charities finds alternative office space after fire

Diocese of Knoxville agency is operating in new downtown development where Regas Restaurant was located By Dan McWilliams Catholic Charities of East Tennessee has found a new Knoxville headquarters after an arson fire Nov. 28 at its Dameron Avenue building forced the agency to move. CCETN has relocated its administrative …

Bishop finds inspiration in rubble after blaze at Catholic Charities of ET

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service Flashlight in hand, Bishop Richard F. Stika was walking through the fire-damaged administrative offices of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee when he came across a small wooden crucifix hanging on a wall with a rosary draped over it. Bishop Stika was inspired to see …

Catholic Charities relocates offices following fire

A fire inside the administrative building of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee at 119 Dameron Ave. in Knoxville will require the social services agency for the Diocese of Knoxville to temporarily relocate its office operations to 3227 Division St. According to news reports, the Knoxville Police Department responded to a …

Local Knights carry on food-delivery ministry

The far-reaching legacy of St. John Neumann parishioner Ted H. Denning Jr. continues By Gabrielle Nolan If you ever wondered if one person could make a difference in the world, the answer is yes. I would like to introduce you to a man named Ted Denning. His impact was far-reaching …