Third St. Dominic Catholic Men’s Conference set March 9

The third annual East Tennessee Catholic Men’s Conference will be held at St. Dominic Church in Kingsport on Saturday, March 9. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. and will end around 3:30 p.m. The theme for 2024 is “Mission: Building Foundations of a Virtuous Life.” This year’s conference again aims …

Promoting the dignity of human life

Heart 2 Fragile Heart is a new lay ministry underway at St. Dominic By Michael Miller When are the vital signs of life present in the embryonic stage of life? A new volunteer organization, Heart 2 Fragile Heart, has recently formed at St. Dominic Parish in Kingsport to promote the …

St. Dominic hosts second men’s conference

Those attending learn about true friendship, go to confession, and attend Mass with Bishop Stika    By Dan McWilliams For the 100 men who attended the second annual Catholic Men’s Conference at St. Dominic Church in Kingsport on March 11, the event offered them a chance to make new friends, …

Supporting Catholic-run small business in the Tri-Cities

Faithful parishioners have started successful operations on little more than a wing and a prayer By Casey Keeley Small businesses have been the backbone of the U.S. economy since the country’s early years. In recent years, however, owners have been struggling to stay in business. Most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic …

St. Dominic parishioners meet with new sister parish

Blackfeet Reservation in Montana is site of a mutually inspirational, faith-filled relationship   By Emily Booker Whether in the green valleys of Appalachia or the windy buttes of Montana, you can find Catholics full of faith and love of Christ. The universality of the Church makes it possible to find family …

Mission: Possible

St. Dominic Parish hosts first men’s conference, hopes to turn it into an annual Lenten event By Bill Brewer When the mission is sainthood, achieving the holiest of endeavors—getting to heaven—is of utmost importance to anyone of faith. And for dozens of men in the Five Rivers Deanery who aspire …

St. Dominic Parish celebrates 75 years with anniversary Mass

Kingsport church called a ‘shining star’ as Bishop Stika, priests mark occasion with congratulations and gratitude By Dan McWilliams St. Dominic Parish in Kingsport celebrated its 75th anniversary Aug. 14 as members filled the church for a Mass with Bishop Richard F. Stika. Bishop Stika celebrated the Mass with concelebrants …

St. Dominic approaches Home Campaign in a ‘very good spot’

By Jim Wogan The Home Campaign is well under way in the Diocese of Knoxville — with 34 parishes and mission churches now at various stages of participation. Early this year, 17 more parishes will join the campaign as Wave 3 participants. While the Home Campaign operates nearly the same …