Read more about the article Restoration of Assumption Church progressing toward completion [Photo Gallery]
Craftsmen from Conrad Schmitt Studios of New Berlin, Wisconsin, re-installed the stained glass windows in the Church of the Assumption in the Germantown neighborhood of Nashville. The church was heavily damaged by tornadoes in March 2020. Restoration work at the church is ongoing. Nate Zabel of Conrad Schmitt Studios replaces the trim around one of the panels of a window depicting St. Anthony of Padua, a Franciscan priest.

Restoration of Assumption Church progressing toward completion [Photo Gallery]

Repairs after tornado could be finished by early 2023

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Read more about the article Festival de Esperanza reunites Cuban refugees, host families [Photo Gallery] 
The Fernandez brothers, from left, Paul, Carlos and Luis, reunite with the youngest daughter of the Rowan family, Kathy Rowan, during El Festival de Esperanza, which celebrated the 60th anniversary of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville, at Saint Elle, an event space on Third Avenue South in Nashville on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The Fernandez Brothers were three of several children taken in by Catholic host families in Nashville in the 1960s as part of Operation Pedro Pan, which was a response to unrest in Cuba because of Fidel Castro. Rowan's parents took in all three boys for 18 months before they were reunited with their father in late 1963. They were later reunited with their mother, in Miami, in 1966.

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‘They gave us all the love we were hoping for’

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Read more about the article Christ’s Paschal Mystery [Easter Triduum Photo Gallery]
Catholics across the Diocese of Nashville celebrated the passion and resurrection of Christ during the Triduum of Holy Week with Masses and services on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, the Easter Vigil and Easter morning Mass. The people of Jerusalem watch the crucifixion of Christ during the Living Stations of the Cross presented at Our Lady of the Lake Church in Hendersonville on Good Friday.

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Churches celebrate Easter Triduum

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Read more about the article Over 2,500 gather for annual Chrism Mass [Photo Gallery]
Bishop J. Mark Spalding breathes into the vessel opening of the Sacred Chrism. Bishop Spalding celebrated the Chrism Mass Tuesday, April 12, in Sagrado Corazon Church at the Catholic Pastoral Center. More than 2,000 people were in attendance for the special Mass.

Over 2,500 gather for annual Chrism Mass [Photo Gallery]

‘Remember who and what we are together in Christ Jesus’

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Read more about the article St. Peter Church celebrates first Mass in new space 
The first Mass at the permanent home of St. Peter the Apostle Church in Carthage was celebrated on Saturday, April 9, 2022. The liturgy was for Palm Sunday. Glenmary Father Don Tranel, the pastor, who celebrated the Mass, blesses the space at the start of Mass.

St. Peter Church celebrates first Mass in new space 

‘There’s no place like home’

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Read more about the article ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord’ [Palm Sunday Photo Gallery]
The first Mass at the permanent home of St. Peter the Apostle Church in Carthage was celebrated on Saturday, April 9, 2022. The liturgy was for Palm Sunday. Glenmary Father Don Tranel, the pastor, celebrated the Mass. The congregation raises their palms during the first gospel reading of the liturgy before the procession into the church.

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Churches across the Diocese of Nashville celebrated Palm Sunday April 9-10

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Read more about the article High school students participate in Synod on Synodality 
Students at Pope John Paul II Preparatory School participated in a listening session for the Synod on Synodality. Seniors Katie Whiting, from left, Joseph Bills, Erin Forest and Ethan Hover participate in a small group discussion during the listening session.

High school students participate in Synod on Synodality 

Students offer a unique perspective

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Read more about the article Father Ryan wrestlers claim state titles [Photo Gallery]
Father Ryan High School wrestlers Calvin Eason and Casen Roark won state championships at the Division II State Wrestling Tournament Feb. 18-19 at Montgomery Bell Academy. Roark, right, locks up with Jackson Bond of Baylor in the 126-pound championship match.

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Assumption parishioner wins second state championship

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