Good Shepherd marks 50th anniversary

Bishop Stika joins Msgr. Hofstetter, Fr. Waraksa, parishioners in celebrating milestone By Dan McWilliams The first Mass at the Church of the Good Shepherd took place Sept. 24, 1967, and the Newport parish celebrated the 50th anniversary of that liturgy on the exact date this fall. Bishop Richard F. Stika …

St. Vincent de Paul Society comes to the aid of East Tennesseans

In Year of Mercy, mercy is abundant at Good Shepherd Parish in Newport as the Church reaches out to those in need By Emily Booker When people find themselves in times of crisis, they often call on the Catholic Church. The St. Vincent de Paul Society at Good Shepherd Parish …