Regular Mass Times


The Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus offers nursery care for children during the 9:00 and 11:00 am Masses each Sunday. Care is available for children ages six weeks up through rising kindergartners. Please enter through Sacred Heart Cathedral’s pre-school entrance on Erin Drive. Please call 865-558-4129 if you have any questions.

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While in the Cathedral, please practice social distancing and do not gather in groups larger than ten people.
  • Monday-Friday

    8:05 am | 12:00 pm

  • Saturday

    8:05 am Mass | 5:00 pm (Vigil)

  • sunday

    7:30 am | 9:00 am | 11:00 am | 1:00 pm Spanish


    Wednesdays 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm & Saturdays 8:30 am to 10:00 am


  • Parking is available on the Southside of campus behind the gym and the upper Chancery lot. On the Northside, use the new lot in by the school entrance canopy and designated businesses along Erin Drive such as People’s Bank, and Emert, Mitchell & Hill.
  • Handicapped access is available in the North and South lots adjacent to the cathedral for ease of entry through the side doors.
  • Golf cart shuttles are available to and from the church.

The Ultimate Relationship

    6:00 pm (Vigil)
    8:05 am
    6:00 pm
    7:30 pm (Spanish)


    Polish Mass: 3:00 pm first Sunday of each month

    Filipino Mass
: 3:00 pm second Sunday of each month

    Korean Mass: 
7:00 pm third Saturday of each month


Sacred Heart Cathedral is centrally located in West Knoxville at 711 S. Northshore Drive in the heart of the Bearden community.

  • From the West:  Take I-40 East, exit at Papermill Road/Northshore Drive. Follow the sign to Northshore Drive. Stay straight through the light at Kingston Pike and travel a half mile. Sacred Heart Cathedral will be on your right just past Baum Drive.
  • From the East:  Take I-40 West, take the Papermill Road exit and turn left onto Papermill at the light. Take a left at the next light onto Northshore Drive. Follow Northshore Drive through Kingston Pike and Baum Drive lights. SHC will be on the right.

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USCCB 2020 Liturgical Calendar

January 1

Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God (Holy Day of Obligation)

January 5
The Epiphany of the Lord

February 26
Ash Wednesday

April 5
Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

April 9
Holy Thursday

April 10
Friday of the Passion of the Lord (Good Friday)

April 11
Holy Saturday

April 12
Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord

April 19
Divine Mercy Sunday

May 21
The Ascension of the Lord (Holy Day of Obligation)

May 31
Pentecost Sunday

May 19
The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

August 15
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

November 1
Solemnity of All Saints (Holy Day of Obligation)

November 2
The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls’ Day)

December 9
The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Holy Day of Obligation)

December 12
Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 25
The Nativity of the Lord/Christmas (Holy Day of Obligation)

See the full Liturgical Year HERE.