Bishop announces new priest assignments

Bishop Richard F. Stika has announced new pastoral assignments, with their effective dates later than usual due to the impact of COVID-19 on parishes in the Diocese of Knoxville. Father Randy Stice is returning to East Tennessee as director of Worship and Liturgy for the Diocese of Knoxville effective Sept. …

Bishop announces new pastoral assignments

A retirement and several moves affect many parishes around the Diocese of Knoxville By Dan McWilliams Bishop Richard F. Stika recently announced new pastoral assignments for the Diocese of Knoxville and a priest retirement. Parishes announced the changes in May, and they took effect (unless noted otherwise below) on July …

Priest assignments set for several Diocese of Knoxville parishes

Retirements, pastoral moves to take place at more than a dozen churches on July 1                        By Bill Brewer Bishop Richard F. Stika has announced pastoral assignments that will take effect July 1 for several Diocese of Knoxville parishes. Included in the upcoming moves are the retirements of Monsignor Patrick Garrity …

Priest, religious assignments announced for diocese

Moves will affect several parishes across East Tennessee as well as diocesan ministries By Bill Brewer Bishop Richard F. Stika has announced several assignments for priests and religious servings in the Diocese of Knoxville. Father John Orr, currently associate pastor at Holy Ghost Church in Knoxville, will become pastor of …

New priest assignments to impact 17 diocesan parishes

Monsignor Mankel, Father Brando retiring as churches in all four deaneries to receive new pastoral leadership New assignments for priests will have an impact on 17 Diocese of Knoxville parishes beginning July 1. Monsignor Xavier Mankel, pastor of Holy Ghost Church and a vicar general for the diocese, will retire …

Priests in diocese take on new assignments July 1

Chaplaincies at Notre Dame, Knoxville Catholic high schools and pastorates at several parishes see changes New pastoral assignment changes announced by Bishop Richard F. Stika affect the chaplaincies at both diocesan high schools and the pastorates at several parishes. All appointments are effective Monday, July 1, unless noted. Father Patrick …