Diocese part of USCCB-led border pastoral encounter

Pastoral Juvenil Hispana leader joins clergy, laity from across U.S. to meet with immigrants, refugees where they are By Emily Booker In the headlines and political discourse, it’s sometimes difficult to remember that immigration and border discussions are about thousands of individuals, each deserving of dignity and care. The plight …

Pastoral Juvenil Hispana ministry aims to engage youth

Program leader believes dialogue, diversity can engage and unite young people in the Diocese of Knoxville By Emily Booker A common question in the Church today is “How do we reach young people?” With more young people leaving the Church or growing up without religion, connecting with the next generation …

Diocese delegates to V Encuentro share experience

By Brittany García GRAPEVINE, Texas –– Well, we finally arrived at the culmination of the V Encuentro process: the national gathering of all the U.S. diocesan delegates of the V Encuentro. And what joy it was to take part in this momentous event in the life of the U.S. Catholic …