Parishes welcome their congregations back to Mass
Bishop J. Mark Spalding ordained Juan Carlos Garcia-Mendoza and Javier Allejandro suarez Montanez at Our Lady of the lLake Church in Hendersonville, TN on Saturday, 13 April 2019.

Parishes welcome their congregations back to Mass

Our Lady of the Lake Church in Hendersonville resumed the public celebration of Mass on Sunday, May 24. The Mass was held outside to help maintain the proper social distancing…

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For 25 years of ministry, Father Raphael has served as ‘an ambassador of Christ’

Father John Raphael, who serves as a staff chaplain for Saint Thomas Health, recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. Here, he meets with heart transplant…

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Parishes prepare to welcome the faithful back to Mass
Mike Decker uses an electric sprayer to apply an electrostatic disinfectant as part of the efforts of the parish to minimize the chance of spreading viruses at Christ the King Church in Nashville, TN on Friday, 15 May 2020. Bishop J. Mark Spalding has reinstated the public celebration of Mass in the diocese at the discretion of pastors effective May 18.

Parishes prepare to welcome the faithful back to Mass

Mike Decker uses an electric sprayer to apply an electrostatic disinfectant as part of the efforts of the parish to minimize the chance of spreading viruses at Christ the King…

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Bishop’s Annual Appeal raising funds, sharing prayers
Bishop J. Mark Spalding holds a prayer book in his office at the Catholic Pastoral Center in Nashville, TN on Friday, 10 January 2020.

Bishop’s Annual Appeal raising funds, sharing prayers

Bishop J. Mark Spalding holds a prayer book in his office at the Catholic Pastoral Center in January. As part of the Bishop’s Annual Appeal for Ministries 2020, Bishop Spalding…

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