Niamh Cahill made Notre Dame High School history at a recent swim meet in Cleveland. Niamh became the only freshman ever to qualify for the Tennessee state championships in all eight events in a single season.
Bishop Stika meets with group looking to form a faith-based legal organization on campus By Jim Wogan The University of Tennessee-Knoxville could be the next college campus to host a Catholic legal society for students. While the idea is still in its early stages, Bishop Richard F. Stika met recently with seven students from UTK to discuss the idea for a Catholic student legal society there. The 90-minute discussion took place over lunch at the Chancery on April 6. The meeting was initiated by Bishop Stika, although the idea belongs to the students themselves. “We came to propose this idea and to tell Bishop Stika what we have been up to, and how it has been going so far. He was very supportive,” said Jake Valete, a second-year law student at UTK and the spokesperson for the group. Mr. Valete said the group, which has been meeting informally, has grown... Read more →