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 …