Important Updates

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Dear Cathedral Parish Family, Peace be with you. I pray that you and your loved ones are well. I am writing to you today to provide important updates in light of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In this fluid and ever-changing time, Bishop Stika – in consultation with other Dioceses and consistent with direction by the CDC and the White …

Bishop Stika Restricts Public Celebration of Mass

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Dear Cathedral Parish Family, Below is a message from Bishop Stika canceling public celebrations of the Mass until such a time as we can safely resume public gatherings. This is a painful and penitential step in our effort to safeguard public health. Please know that we are all sharing in the Passion of Christ this Lent and pray that we …

An Important Message from Father David

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Dear Cathedral Parish Family, Based on current CDC guidelines, Today I am suspending all public gatherings on our campus until March 31st with the following exceptions: 1) Public Masses will continue with social distancing measures and disinfecting procedures observed. 2) Wednesday evening Adoration (5:30 pm-6:30 pm) will be held with social distancing and disinfecting procedures observed. 3) Friday Evening Stations of …

Statement from Bishop Stika on Coronavirus and diocesan procedures

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By Jim Wogan / dioknox.org The Gospel of Matthew (14:26-33) teaches us that faith in Christ, even when things seem impossible or hopeless, can lead to miraculous moments. It was Peter’s lack of faith that prevented him from walking on water, and it was Jesus who rescued him. Without question, due to the coronavirus, we are living through unusual circumstances. …

Men’s Night of Reflection

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On March 22nd, at 6:00 pm, The Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Knights of Columbus, M.A.S.H, and St Joseph Society would like to invite all men in our parish (21 and over) to an evening of reflection of the Holy Triduum in the Cathedral.  This will be followed by a dinner in the Cathedral Hall.  As preparation for …

Welcome, Rick Grinstead!

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Please welcome our new Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Rick Grinstead. Rick has been a passionate youth worker for the Church for over 20 years. His ministries have had the privilege of working with thousands of youth and young adults through retreats, speaking engagements, and relational ministry.   His wife and eight children love being a part of the …

Ash Wednesday 2020

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Be courageous! Go to confession on Ash Wednesday, February 26th, anytime from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. Confessions 9:00 am-7:00 pm /Masses: 6:30 am / 8:05 am / Noon / Adoration 1:15 pm-5:45 pm / 6:00 pm / 7:30 pm (Spanish) LENTEN LUNCHEON Every Wednesday of Lent–After the Noon Mass …

Cathedral Retreat

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Save The Date: The Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus will be hosting a retreat in March, featuring Dr. John Bergsma. Dr. Bergsma is a Full Professor of Theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. Dr. Bergsma will be talking about “The Passion Through Jewish Eyes: Understanding the Triduum in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls.” The depth and …

Father-Daughter Dance

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The Knights of Columbus #5207, is hosting a Father-Daughter Dance, in our Cathedral Hall, on February 8th at 6:00 pm. Admission will be $10.00 per family. The Knights will provide balloons, picture opportunities, punch/cookies, and a DJ. Please RSVP to Gerard Jabaley at gjabaley@wimberlylawson.com.

Financial Peace University

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Take control of your money with Financial Peace University (FPU)! This nine-lesson course uses biblical wisdom and common sense to help you tackle budgeting, pay off debt, and make your money work for you! FPU includes your member workbook and a year of free online resources through Financial Peace Membership. Join an FPU group today! Contact Angela Meyer at 865-924-3335 or head to the website …

Poinsettia Sale

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The St Elizabeth Ann Seton Guild will be selling 6 1/2 “ Poinsettias for your Christmas decorating. The plants are gorgeous, multi blooms on a double stalk from Stanley’s Greenhouse. They sell for $15.00 each and are offered in four different colors: RED, WHITE, Jingle Bell ( red with white specks), and PINK. Ordering starts November 8th and ends Tuesday, …

Grants, Grace, & Generosity

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Greetings! We are reaching out to you because we feel you value education as much as we do. Our women’s guild at Sacred Heart Cathedral is named St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, after the woman who started Catholic schools in the US. In keeping with our mission “to care for and support the students and staff at Sacred Heart Cathedral School (SHCS),” …

Let’s Go Nuts!

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St Elizabeth Ann Seton’s Guild is hosting a fundraiser you can feel good about!! A PECAN Sale…pecans are healthy and delicious. These pecans come from Georgia orchards that have been in the Schermer family for over 70 years. The sale begins Friday, October 18th, and ends Friday, November 1st. We are offering four choices: Cinnamon Glazed Pecans – crisp and …

Haiti Outreach Program’s 20th Annual Medical Banquet

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The Haiti Outreach Program’s annual medical banquet fundraiser will celebrate the mission’s 20th anniversary. The funds raised to finance the operations (staffing and medicine) of our medical clinic in the remote village of Bouly Haiti.  The banquet will be Friday, October 18th in the Cathedral Hall. The free event begins with a reception at 6:30, followed by a dinner and …

Unplanned

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In cooperation with Forty Days for Life, we will have a screening of the movie Unplanned in the Cathedral Hall on Saturday, September 28th at 6:30 pm. Unplanned is an eye-opening look inside the abortion industry through one woman’s inspiring true story of transformation. Please note that this movie may not be appropriate for young children.

St. Martha’s Mum Sale

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St Martha’s Guild Annual Mum Sale is BACK! September 21st and 22nd. While pumpkins and all things fall are appearing on the store shelves, please wait to buy your mums! St. Martha’s Guild will be selling 8-inch pots, all colors, after each Mass (or until we sell out) the weekend of Sept 21st/22nd. The cost is $5, and all proceeds …

Fraternus and Fidelis

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Fraternus and Fidelis are separate gender groups for men and women that focus on youth mentorship within a brotherhood/sisterhood. They will begin meeting weekly at The Cathedral of Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on Sunday evenings (starting September 22 at 6:15 pm) but are open to men/women and youth from all over Knoxville. They are still looking for mentors of …

Archbishop Kurtz asks for Prayers

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Dear Cathedral Parish Family,   Archbishop Kurtz of Louisville, who was Bishop in Knoxville before his appointment to Louisville, has announced some very sad news today about his health. Recently, he has been diagnosed with cancer and will be moving to North Carolina temporarily so that he can be close to Duke University Hospital for his treatment.  I am including …

Fly Fishing Retreat

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If you are a fly fisherman or have ever wanted to learn, this is the event you have been waiting for! Please join Fr. David Boettner on July 12-14, 2019 for the 3rd Annual Fly Fishers of Men Retreat to be held at the Christ Prince of Peace Retreat Center on the Hiwassee River, one of the premier trout streams in America. If you are …

11 Day Pilgrimage To The Holy Land

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Next year, in February of 2020, please join Father David, Deacon Walt Otey, and Glenn Kahler for an 11-day adventure to the Holy Land. A pilgrimage to the Holy Land will be an experience you will never forget. Christians have been going on pilgrimages from the very beginning of our faith. The Holy Land holds importance as the place of …

Wine Tasting

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Certified sommelier Laura Otey Grisham will lead the wine tasting. This will be a guided tasting of 6 wines each priced under $30 per bottle. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served. RSVP by clicking here!