Deacons incardinated into Knoxville Diocese

  Bishop Richard F. Stika joined deacons of the Diocese of Knoxville and their wives on Oct. 8 for a day of reflection and prayer at the Christ Prince of Peace Retreat Center in Benton. Two of the deacons who currently serve our diocese were incardinated during a Mass celebrated …

A deacon at last

Larry Rossini’s path to ordination was briefly sidetracked, but now he serves Union County’s parish            By Dan McWilliams When the other 23 members of his deacon class were being ordained June 11, deacon candidate Larry Rossini was lying in a hospital bed, only three days removed from heart bypass surgery. …