Pray the Rosary! ¡Reza el rosario!

Mary C. WeaverParish News

October is the month of the Holy Rosary, with the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary celebrated on October 7. In her many appearances to mankind, Our Lady has continually asked us to pray the rosary daily. Below are several resources for praying the rosary in Latin, including a pdf, YouTube videos, and mp3 files you can download to …

Priesthood Sunday – We Love our Priests!

Deacon Scott MaentzParish News

Priesthood Sunday is this Sunday, October 1st. Please complete a prayer card in thanksgiving for our two faithful priests, Fr. Bill McNeeley and Fr. Michael Hendershott. Download a PDF of the prayer card.

Fr. Bill’s Holy Land Pilgrimage Photo Journal

Deacon Scott MaentzHome page 1, Parish News

Fr. Bill is sharing photos of the pilgrimage to the Holy Land currently underway. They will be added to this post daily as he sends them. Day One – Thursday, September 14 We arrived in Tel Aviv and spent the night in nearby Joppa. Our hotel overlooks a beautiful Mediterranean beach. Day Two – Friday, September 15 We started our …

Photos of Deanery Mass with Archbishop Fabre

Deacon Scott MaentzParish News

Archbishop Shelton Fabre, Archbishop of Louisville and apostolic administrator for the Diocese of Knoxville, celebrated Mass at Holy Ghost for the Smoky Mountain Deanery on Wednesday, August 16, 2023. The Mass was followed by a reception in Henkel Hall. View and download the photos. Photos compliments of Jim Richmond.

Archbishop Fabre to Celebrate Mass at Holy Ghost

Deacon Scott MaentzParish News

Archbishop Shelton Fabre, apostolic administrator for the Diocese of Knoxville, is scheduled to celebrate Mass for the Smoky Mountain Deanery at Holy Ghost on August 16, 2023 at 7:00pm. All are welcome! For more information on this and other deanery Masses, visit the diocesan website.

Register Now for RCIA and CCD Classes!

Deacon Scott MaentzHome page 1, Parish News

Plans: Online registration now available In Person Registration – all Masses Aug 20 and Aug 27, 2023 RCIA begins September 6, 2023, at Saint Joseph School 6:30 pm; additional classes TBD on Sundays beginning September 10, 2023 9:30 – 11:15 am Holy Ghost Church Confirmation begins September 6, 2023 at 6: 30 pm – 7:30 pm Fidelis and Fraternis begins …

Brown Scapular Investiture on Sunday

Deacon Scott MaentzParish News

There is a brown scapular investiture this Sunday, July 16, following the Latin Mass. Sunday, July 16th is the glorious feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Immediately following Mass will be an investiture in the brown scapular. All those who have not been previously invested are invited to kneel at the altar rail to be clothed with the scapular. …

Bishop Stika Announces Retirement

Deacon Scott MaentzParish News

Bishop Richard F. Stika, the longest-serving bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Knoxville, has announced he is retiring from the post he has held since 2009. “I recently sent a letter to the Holy Father, Pope Francis, asking him to grant my petition to retire as the bishop of this great diocese,” Bishop Stika said. “I am grateful that …

Confirmation Photos

Deacon Scott MaentzParish News

Photos from Confirmation with Bishop Stika, compliments of Jim Richmond, can be viewed and downloaded from Google Photos.

Parish Picnic Photos

Deacon Scott MaentzParish News

Photos from our parish picnic, compliments of Jim Richmond, can be viewed and downloaded from Google Photos.