Miracle child attends Chrism Mass
Bishop J. Mark Spalding greets Mikey Schachle, the child who was cured in the miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael McGivney, before the Chrism Mass for the Diocese of Nashville in Sagrado Corazon Church at the Catholic Pastoral Center in Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday, June 16. The Mass, which is traditionally celebrated during Holy Week, was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Precautions still in effect required social distancing with a much smaller congregation and everyone wearing a face mask.

Miracle child attends Chrism Mass

Bishop J. Mark Spalding greets Mikey Schachle, the child who was cured in the miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael McGivney, before the Chrism Mass for the Diocese…

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Miracle for Mikey: Dickson boy’s cure opens door to K of C founder’s beatification
Mikey Schachle, 5, lives with his parents Daniel and Michelle and family in Dickson, TN on Tuesday, 2 June 2020. Pope Francis approved the promulgation of a decree recognizing Mikey’s cure from a deadly case of fetal hydrops while still in his mother’s womb as a miracle attributed to the intercession of Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus. With the approval of the miracle, Father McGivney’s cause for sainthood moves to the next step, beatification, when he will receive the title “Blessed.”

Miracle for Mikey: Dickson boy’s cure opens door to K of C founder’s beatification

Mikey Schachle  lives with his parents Daniel and Michelle in Dickson. The boy who was not expected to live is now an active 5-year-old. Pope Francis approved the promulgation of…

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Saluting the Class of 2020
Father Ryan High School's class of 2020 made one last visit to the school as students on Saturday, May 16, to pick up their caps and gowns and parade through the parking lot as teachers and staff cheered them on. A senior passes through an archway of balloons as they head to the parking lot and cheering faculty and staff.

Saluting the Class of 2020

Seniors at the three Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Nashville were looking forward to wrapping up their high school years with the rituals of proms and awards nights,…

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St. Joseph teachers give students summer send-off
The faculty and staff of St. Joseph School in Madison gave a Summer Send Off to their students on Saturday, May 9. The students families drove through the school parking lot as their teachers held signs and shouted good wishes as they passed. Learning Specialist Jessica Bain waves her sign to a passing student.

St. Joseph teachers give students summer send-off

Faculty, staff and students at St. Joseph School in Madison were not in their classrooms to celebrate the end of the school year this year because Catholic schools in the…

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Strong winds send trees crashing in Calvary Cemetery
About two dozen trees at Calvary Cemetery in Nashville were damaged by straight line winds of 70 to 80 miles per hour that swept through the city during a storm on Sunday, May 3. A tulip poplar tree more than 200 years old was pushed over by the strong winds exposing a root ball about 10 feet tall.

Strong winds send trees crashing in Calvary Cemetery

Chain saws were buzzing at Calvary Cemetery on Monday, May 4, as part of cleanup efforts after straight-line winds of 70 to 80 miles per hour the night before upturned…

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Symbol of solidarity

The Diocese of Nashville made yellow ribbons available to parishioners throughout Middle Tennessee to display as a sign of solidarity, prayer, and Catholic identity while public Masses are suspended because…

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