SIGNUP GENIUS

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To help with our mission to return to public masses during this challenging time, we have created several “signup genius” pages. By signing up, this will help us gauge individual Mass interest, so we can be best prepared to serve our community safely when the time comes to welcome our parishioners back to worship.  If you plan on attending, please …

A Message from Father David

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Dear Cathedral Parish Family, I am so excited that we will be able to hold Masses open to the public beginning on Pentecost weekend, May 30-31. This is a wonderful way to celebrate the birthday of the Church when the Holy Spirit sent the Apostles out of a locked room to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ risen from …

Bishop Stika issues directives for resumption of public Masses- extends dispensation

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Jim Wogan / dioknox.org Bishop Richard F. Stika has issued a list of mandatory procedures that will be implemented by parishes for the safe resumption of public Mass celebrations in the Diocese of Knoxville on the weekend of Pentecost, May 30-31. Public Masses were suspended in the diocese on March 20 due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. “During this unprecedented time …

Public Mass Interest

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Dear Cathedral Parish Family, This past week, on dioknox.org, Bishop Richard F. Stika expressed his desire to resume public Masses at all of the parishes and mission churches in the Diocese of Knoxville the weekend of Pentecost Sunday, May 30-31. Bishop Stika stated, “I understand how much our parishioners want to return to their churches, see their priests, and once …

Diocese aims for Pentecost weekend to resume public Masses

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Courtesy: Jim Wogan / Dioknox.org Bishop Richard F. Stika has expressed his desire to resume public Masses at all of the parishes and mission churches in the Diocese of Knoxville the weekend of Pentecost Sunday, May 30-31.  “I understand how much our parishioners want to return to their churches, see their priests, and once again have a personal connection with …

May is West Knox FISH Pantry Month

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May is the month that the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus is responsible for buying food and stocking the shelves of the West Knox FISH Pantry, located in the basement of the rectory of Church of the Savior on the corner of Weisgarber and Lonas Rds. During this pandemic and economic crisis, the hungry and unemployed in our …

Meals-To-Go

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We have meals to-go available from Chef Advantage. Next week’s menus are posted below. Each meal feeds a family of 4 and is $25. Pick-up is from 2:00 pm-3:00 pm, and 5:00 pm-6:00 pm each day. There is a table set up in the parking lot on the south side of the Cathedral by the Club Eagle entrance to the …

Medic Blood Drive

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Please consider helping our community during this difficult time. ALL DONORS must have an appointment based upon 6 ft. rule and guides by CDC standards. Appointments are limited (Monday is full). Details are on the flyer below. To sign up, click on a day below or call 865-524-3074. May God Bless You!!   https://tndonor.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/68880       Tuesday https://tndonor.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/68881      Wednesday https://tndonor.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/68882      Thursday https://tndonor.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/68883       …

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 …