Father Bertin Glennon—50 years a priest

Friends and family join in at Holy Spirit Church in Soddy-Daisy as he celebrates his golden jubilee       By Dan McWilliams Father Bertin Glennon, ST, of Chattanooga celebrated 50 years in the priesthood on the anniversary date itself, May 15. Holy Spirit Church in Soddy-Daisy hosted Father Glennon’s golden-anniversary Mass and …

Andrew Cambron of Holy Spirit Parish earns his Eagle Scout Award

Andrew Cambron of Troop 166 in Hixson earned his Eagle Scout Award on Nov. 2. Andrew is the son of Don and Cheryl Cambron of Soddy-Daisy. He is currently a senior at STEM School Chattanooga. In addition to his participating in all the outdoor activities typical of Scouts, Andrew enjoys …

Funeral Mass for Special Olympian Jonathan Davidson of Hixson held at Holy Spirit Church

Jonathan Davidson, 33, of Hixson, passed away Aug. 1 in a Chattanooga-area hospital. Funeral services were held Aug. 7 at Holy Spirit Church in Soddy-Daisy, with Monsignor Al Humbrecht officiating. Inurnment was in Chattanooga Memorial Park. Jonathan, who was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, worked for and attended Orange Grove …

Holy Spirit is remembering the past to build on its future

Bishop Stika joins Msgr. Humbrecht, Fr. Creson, Fr. Glennon to celebrate parish’s 20th anniversary By Bill Brewer Holy Spirit is thriving … because of the Holy Spirit. As the parish in Soddy-Daisy marked its 20th anniversary this year, Bishop Richard F. Stika joined Holy Spirit pastor Monsignor Al Humbrecht, founding …

Two Holy Spirit teams top KofC Family Bowling League

The Chattanooga Area Knights of Columbus Family Bowling League recently closed out its spring season. With the number of bowlers too great for SpareTime Entertainment to accommodate the league at its usual time of 6 p.m. Sundays, the league formed two leagues and bowled at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. …

Some 240 faithful take part in diocesan Rites of Election

More than 200 soon-to-be Catholics participated in this year’s Rite of Election of Catechumens and Call to Continuing Conversion of Candidates, an important step on their journey to joining the Church. “There were roughly 240 combined—catechumens and candidates,” said Sister Mary Timothea Elliott, RSM, director of the diocesan Office of …