Funeral Mass celebrated for former St. Jude priest Father Philip Breen

By Andy Telli, Tennessee Register NASHVILLE — Father Philip Breen, 77, who died Feb. 29 after a relapse of leukemia, was remembered as a wonderful priest, pastor, brother and friend. “It’s an honor and privilege to be with all of you to give honor to God for one who lived …

St. Jude celebrates Scout Sunday

St. Jude Parish in Chattanooga recently celebrated Scout Sunday. Eleven Scouts received either their Light of Christ or Parvuli Dei award. They were Joey Bertani, Spencer Bourn, Dreiten Dautrich III, Max Flasch, Jake Foster, Tyler Foster, Griffin Lee, Samson Lee, Zachary Varga, Pierre Westhoff, and Ryan Zeik. George LeCrone Sr., …

Matthew Kniedler earns Eagle award

Matthew Kniedler of Boy Scout Troop 172 at St. Jude Church in Chattanooga received his Eagle Scout award Jan. 19. For his Eagle project, Matt coordinated a spaghetti dinner and undertook other activities to raise funds for school supplies and other items for St. Jude’s sister parish in Haiti. Matthew …

St. Jude Knights hold free-throw competition

Knights of Columbus Council 8576 at St. Jude Parish in Chattanooga recently held a basketball free-throw contest for area youth. The winners were Katherine Berce, Peter Berce, Emily Harleroad, and Andrew Lewis. They advanced to the Chattanooga district-level competition.

Girl Scouts receive ‘I Live My Faith’ awards at St. Jude

Three Girl Scouts from Troop 40835 at St. Jude Church in Chattanooga were presented their I Live My Faith Catholic Scouting awards at the 10:30 a.m. Mass on May 20. The award, which takes several months to earn, is intended to make girls in grades four through six more aware of …