Pilgrimage for Life held at Memorial for Unborn

Diocesan youth ministry office organizes event that unites pro-lifers from throughout East Tennessee By Carolyn Krings The Chattanooga National Memorial for the Unborn is dedicated to healing generations of pain associated with the loss of aborted and miscarried children.” This was the site for the 2021 Pilgrimage for Life: Together …

Deacon Forsythe appointed to lead two ministries

Bishop Richard F. Stika has announced that Deacon Al Forsythe has been appointed the new director of the Office of Marriage Preparation and Enrichment and program and development manager for the Christ Prince of Peace Retreat Center in Benton. Deacon Forsythe was ordained to the permanent diaconate in 2016 and …

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New youth ministries focus on instilling virtue

Fraternus for boys and Fidelis for girls meet weekly at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus By Dan McWilliams Two new ministries in the Diocese of Knoxville have been started for boys and girls in grades six through 12, and each is designed to form the young …

Catholic Teens United guides youth to learn more about their faith

By Emily Booker A new program in the Diocese of Knoxville is guiding teens to learn more about Catholicism, gain strength through eucharistic adoration, and grow in holiness through the sacrament of reconciliation. Catholic Teens United meets monthly at area host parishes for an afternoon of learning, prayer, and fellowship. …