Purple Hearts Reunited

Chattanooga veterans finally recognized for meritious service in World War II with OLPH ceremony By Emily Booker Veterans Day had a different feel this year for Jim Dorris and Bo Cline. After 70 years, the parishioners of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Chattanooga officially received the Purple Heart medals …

Father Campbell anchors annual boat Mass

LAFOLLETTE — Father Joe Campbell’s streak of consecutive boat Masses without a rain-out is intact. Father Campbell held Mass June 15 for about 85 people enjoying Norris Lake on Father’s Day weekend. It was his 22nd Mass on the water. And just as before, word spreads among Catholic boaters on …

Scientist leading parishioners through intersection of faith and reason

Deacon Mike Gouge is no stranger to scientific theory. In fact, the Ph.D. and recent retiree from Oak Ridge National Laboratory has thrived on research about the beginnings of the universe. Deacon Gouge has spent the fall preaching what he has practiced by leading an adult faith formation class called …