Ordination of Permanent Deacons

Sacred Heart Cathedral Announcements, News

This year you may have noticed someone helping serve at Mass on Sundays and wondered who he is. Walt Otey is a deacon candidate for the Diocese of Knoxville. He has also been instrumental in organizing our outreach to divorced and separated Catholics. We are very excited to announce that Bishop Stika has called Walt to ordination this June 11th …

Sacred Heart Welcomes New Associate Pastor

Sacred Heart Cathedral News

Bishop Richard F. Stika ordained four new priests into the Diocese of Knoxville on Saturday, June 27 at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Jesus Guerrero-Rodriguez, Michael Hendershott, Scott Russell and Ray Powell all received their Holy Orders during the Rite of Ordination and a Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral. “We have four new priests. Last year we ...

Four New Priests for Diocese of Knoxville

Sacred Heart Cathedral News

On June 27, Bishop Richard Stika will ordain four seminarians, Deacon Scott Russell, Deacon Jesus Guerrero Rodriguez, Deacon Ray Powell and Deacon Michael Hendershott to Holy Orders in an 11:00 am Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral. This marks the second year in a row that the Diocese will ordain four to the Holy Priesthood. Bishop Stika remarked, “These days for the …