What is Holy Week?

Sacred Heart Cathedral News

Holy Week is here! Make the most out of Holy Week at Sacred Heart >> On Palm Sunday, we celebrate the first joy of the season, as we celebrate Our Lord’s triumphant entrance into Jerusalem where he was welcomed by crowds worshiping him and laying down palm leaves before him. It also marks the beginning of Holy Week, with the …

Long-Awaited Cathedral Project Begins

Sacred Heart Cathedral News

The Sacred Heart Master Planning Committee was first formed in January 2013, and since that time, the committee has spent a great amount of time planning for the future facility needs of our parish and school. The Cathedral HOME Campaign officially kicked off in September 2014 in an effort to raise $10 million to fund construction of the new Cathedral, ...

KoC Wives Host “Shower of Hope” for Haitian Refugee Family

Sacred Heart Cathedral News

The wives of Sacred Heart Cathedral Knights of Columbus Council 5207 recently hosted a baby shower to help Francois and Raymonde Lundy prepare for the upcoming arrival of their second child later this month. The event was organized by council wives Cindy Carvin, Joan Stone and Valerie Dee and was attended by relatives of the Lundy family along with many …

Jeff Cavins is Coming to Knoxville April 10-11

Sacred Heart Cathedral Announcements, Events, News

Author and star of the popular “Quick Journey through the Bible” and “Great Adventure Bible” study series, Jeff Cavins, will speak on “Living the Gospel of the Family” at two great events on April 10 & 11 for men & women. Sister Timothea Elliott, RSM, Diocesan Director of the Office of Christian Formation, will also appear. The Women’s Reception will …

Are You Consumed By Your Own Busyness?

Sacred Heart Cathedral News

What consumes you? It’s so easy to be busy. How often are you tempted to answer the question, “how are you?” with “I am busy.”  We get consumed by what’s immediately in front of us. Sometimes we are so busy we miss the people in our life and the chance to encounter them. We get consumed by our busyness. Jesus, however, is consumed …

Living Our Faith Weekend

Sacred Heart Cathedral Events, Featured, News

The Diocese of Knoxville begins a new era in East Tennessee by presenting the "Living Our Faith" weekend, a series of events on April 18-19 culminating with the official groundbreaking of the new Sacred Heart Cathedral. “This may be one of the most historic weekends in the history of our diocese,” said Bishop Richard F. Stika. “It is a testament ...

Don’t Ever Give Up Giving Up

Sacred Heart Cathedral News

“I’m giving up giving something up.” - said almost all Catholic children who grew up in families that observed Lent. “Give up, give to, and give in.”  - said the saints. I remember saying that first line at least a few times when I was a kid… I also claimed I would gave up asparagus, brussel sprouts, beets, cabbage, spinach, ...

Ash Wednesday – The Shocking Good News

prhoades Events, Featured, News

As we celebrate Ash Wednesday, we enter into a season of prayer, fasting, and alms-giving in which we refocus our mind and spirit, remembering Jesus’ 40 days in the desert and his sacrifice on the cross for us. Ash Wednesday isn’t just about marking our foreheads. Fr. Mike Schmitz talks about the significance of Ash Wednesday. Watch Ascension Presents. If …

What is Lent?

prhoades Events, News

Cardinal Timothy Dolan frames the season of Lent by reflecting on our journey back to God. Don’t forget, you can see Cardinal Dolan LIVE in Knoxville on April 18th – at the “Following Jesus” conference at All Saints Catholic church at 10:30 am and at the Tennessee Theatre that evening at 7:00 pm. Visit dioknox.org for details and tickets.

6 Steps to Catholic Joy

Sacred Heart Cathedral News

~ Randy Hain, Integrated Catholic Life, February 5, 2015 Let’s ask ourselves: Are we “islands of joy” reflecting the light of Christ to others or have we lost our Catholic identity and become completely assimilated into the surrounding secular culture? Here are six simple actions which I try to follow in my desire to be joyful. This is by no …

Cardinal Rigali to Celebrate Mass Feb. 3 & 4

prhoades Events, News

We are so blessed! His Eminence, Cardinal Justin Rigali, has offered to celebrate the 6:30 a.m. and 8:05 a.m. Masses on Tuesday, February 3 and Wednesday, February 4 at Sacred Heart Cathedral! Cardinal Rigali wishes to make the Sacrament of the Eucharist available to as many people in the Diocese as possible, especially in the Knoxville area (not only the …

Fierce & Fancy Benefit

prhoades Events, News

Calling all Dresses! Now is the perfect time to clean out your closets and support our education mission work in Boucan Carre, Haiti. Please donate your prom, wedding or misses formal dresses! Please drop your gently worn or new dresses at any Knoxville area Prestige Cleaners location through February 14, 2015. Current and Vintage dress donations needed. Visit the Fierce …