Read more about the article Forensics gets its ‘day in the sun’ at Hall of Fame induction
The inaugual class of the Nashville Catholic Middle School Forensics League was inducted during ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Catholic Pastoral Center. The inductees included, Father Joe Pat Breen, front, Abbie Loftus DeBlasis, from left, Larry Langley, Rita LaRue-Lucas, Angela Siefker, Dr. Nina Fredericks, Heather Yopp-Honeycutt, Liz Haynes, and Dr. Carolyn Baker. Not pictured are Pam Beaver, Angelleena Berberich-Eerebout, and Rob Hancock.

Forensics gets its ‘day in the sun’ at Hall of Fame induction

Inaugural class includes 12 coaches, supporters and alumni

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Read more about the article St. Philip marks 150 years of living the faith
St. Philip Church in Franklin marked the 150th anniversary of the dedication of the parish's first church on Saturday, Nov. 6. Bishop J. Mark Spalding celebrated Mass, which was followed by a banquet. Bishop Spalding and St. Philip Pastor Father Ed Steiner talk before the Mass.

St. Philip marks 150 years of living the faith

Mass and banquet kicks off yearlong celebration

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Read more about the article Syro-Malabar community celebrates ‘joyous’ day [Photo Gallery]
Members of the St. Teresa Syro-Malabar Mission in Nashville gathered to celebrate the feast of their patron, Mother Teresa of Kolkata, with a Mass, luncheon and auction on Saturday, Sept. 11, at St. Pius X Church. The Syro-Malabar Church is the second largest Church among the Eastern Catholic Churches. St. Thomas the Apostle founded the Syro-Malabar Church, otherwise called the Church of St. Thomas Christians, in South India.

Syro-Malabar community celebrates ‘joyous’ day [Photo Gallery]

Mass, procession, luncheon mark St. Mother Teresa feast day

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Read more about the article New parish comes to life with first Mass [Photo Album]
Mother Teresa Church in Nolensville, the newest parish in the Diocese of Nashville, celebrated its first Masses on Sunday, Sept. 5, the feast day of the parish's patron, St. Teresa of Kolkata, at Nolensville Elementary School. Father Anthony Stewart, the pastor of the parish, welcomed people to Mass "on this historic day." Father Stewart and Father Joe McMahon, pastor of Holy Family Church in Brentwood, pray over the Eucharist during the Consecration.

New parish comes to life with first Mass [Photo Album]

Mother Teresa Church to serve Nolensville area

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Read more about the article Knights tighten grip on Bishop’s Cup [Photo Gallery]
Pope Prep Knights won the Bishop's Cup for the sixth straight year with a 21-14 win over the Father Ryan Irish in the annual clash of the two diocesan high schools on the football field. Pope Prep captains Max Huffine, from left, Steph Carter, Fisher Donovan, Cole Shaver and Logan Penhollow pose with the Bishop's Cup.

Knights tighten grip on Bishop’s Cup [Photo Gallery]

Pope Prep wins sixth in a row

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Read more about the article St. Patrick parishioner among Waverly flood victims
Bishop J. Mark Spalding prays with the family of flood victim Leslie Kersten including her children Joanne Dashiell and William Kersten and her husband Henry Kersten Aug. 24 outside their Waverly Home on Sunset Drive. Leslie Kersten, who was a parishioner of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in McEwan, was one of more than 20 who were killed by the Aug. 21 flood.

St. Patrick parishioner among Waverly flood victims

Bishop J. Mark Spalding visits, prays with those affected

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Read more about the article Picnic supports seminarians [Photo Gallery]
The seminarians of the Diocese of Nashville and a group of supporters enjoyed a picnic on Sunday, Aug. 1, at the Nolensville site of the new Mother Teresa Parish. Seminarian John Butkevicius enjoys dinner with some of the supporters.

Picnic supports seminarians [Photo Gallery]

Event was held at the site of the new Mother Teresa Parish in Nolensville.

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Read more about the article Sister Ann Francis celebrates gift of life 100 years long
Mercy Sister Ann Francis Henkel celebrated her 100th birthday, on Aug. 21, 2021. On Sunday, Aug. 22, she sat outside the entrance of the Mercy Convent in Nashville as a caravan of relatives drove by to wish her a happy birthday. Sister Ann Francis shares a laugh with some of her relatives as they drive by to wish her a Happy Birthday.

Sister Ann Francis celebrates gift of life 100 years long

She’s been a Mercy Sister for 82 years

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