Are You Consumed By Your Own Busyness?

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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

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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 ...

First Reconciliation Update

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From Dave Wells, SHC Faith Formation Director: Dear Parents, Due to the weather forecast for Friday night, we are making a slight change to the First Reconciliation Service scheduled for Saturday February 21. Father David and the priests of the Cathedral (Fr. Joe, Fr. Arthur and Fr. Adam) will be available to hear confessions at 10:00am on Saturday for any …

Don’t Ever Give Up Giving Up

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“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

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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?

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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

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~ 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

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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

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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 …