Holy Door of Mercy

By Dan McWilliams Following the lead of Pope Francis in Rome, Bishop Richard F. Stika opened a Holy Door of Mercy at Sacred Heart Cathedral on Dec. 8, the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The opening of holy doors around the diocese and around the …

White Mass held at the Church of Divine Mercy

Invoking the blessing of the Holy Spririt and the wisdom of St. Luke upon those serving in the health-care profession, Bishop Richard F. Stika celebrated a White Mass for medical professionals in the Diocese of Knoxville Oct. 17 at the Church of Divine Mercy. Bishop Stika told the congregation, numbering …

St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic dedicates new storage facility

The St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic now has a permanent residence – a 40-by-60-foot warehouse that can house the mobile clinic when it isn’t on the road delivering free medical care to those in need across East Tennessee. The facility was dedicated Nov. 13, with Cardinal Justin Rigali blessing the building …

Dedication Mass set for Church of Divine Mercy

One of the Diocese of Knoxville’s newest missions will have its first church dedicated on Nov. 17 to serve the growing Vietnamese community. Bishop Richard F. Stika will celebrate the dedication Mass at the Church of Divine Mercy, located at 10919 Carmichael Road in West Knoxville. Father Hoan Dinh, Divine …