Patty Johnson receives NCCW award

The National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) announced that the 2019 Our Lady of Good Counsel (OLGC) Award winner is Patty Johnson. The award was presented Oct. 6 at her home parish of St. Francis of Assisi in Fairfield Glade following Mass. The Knoxville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (KDCCW) …

God’s joy is abundant as KDCCW holds annual convention in Oak Ridge

Fr. Dan Whitman, keynote speaker Kelly Wahlquist encourage diocesan women to be God’s joyful witness to the world By Emily Booker Reflecting God’s Joy was the theme of the Knoxville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women’s 30th annual convention, and joy was visible among the women attending. The convention was held …

KDCCW holds annual convention at St. Stephen Church

Bishop Stika celebrates Mass for diocesan organization at Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus                     By Emily Booker Bishop Richard F. Stika celebrated Mass for the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on April 26. Concelebrants were Father Dan …

Our Lady of Fatima Parish hosting 28th annual Knoxville Diocesan CCW Convention

The 28th annual Knoxville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Convention is set for May 4-6 at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Alcoa. Thursday’s schedule includes the memorial Mass celebrated by Bishop Richard F. Stika, a banquet, and keynote speaker Jeff Gardner of the Picture Christians Project. Friday’s events include …

KDCCW members exemplify ‘the power of the Church’

Bishop Stika celebrates Mass; special guests address annual convention at Holy Trinity By The East Tennessee Catholic Staff The Knoxville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women welcomed Father Leo Patalinghug, the “Cooking Priest,” and Beth Mahoney, spirituality commission chairperson for the National Council of Catholic Women, to its 2016 convention April 14-16 …

KDCCW convention to feature Fr. Leo Patalinghug, ‘The Cooking Priest’

NCCW official is keynote speaker for April 14-16 event at Holy Trinity Church in Jefferson City                                 By Emily Booker Women in the Diocese of Knoxville attending the 27th annual KDCCW convention will have a full plate of topics to discuss, from prayer and cooking to international aid and combating violence …

Province CCW meeting scheduled for Nashville

Members of the Council of Catholic Women in the Archdiocese of Louisville province will convene April 18-20 in Nashville for a province convention. Karen Hurley, immediate past president general of the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organizations, will be keynote speaker at the Province CCW Convention and will speak on …