Read more about the article Tennessee Knights strengthen faith formation efforts [Photo Gallery]
The Tennessee Council of the Knights of Columbus held its Midyear Meeting on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 7-8, in Nashville. Saturday's agenda included the business meeting and a men's retreat, "The Road to Heaven is 'One Way,'" which was held at the Catholic Pastoral Center in Nashville and livestreamed across the state. On Friday, the Memorial Mass was celebrated by Bishop J. Mark Spalding of Nashville at the Cathedral of the Incarnation. Associate State Chaplain Father Gervan Menezes of Nashville kneels before the Eucharist during Adoration held as part of the retreat.

Tennessee Knights strengthen faith formation efforts [Photo Gallery]

First state to name a Director of Evangelization and Faith Formation

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Read more about the article Vocations in Progress dinner highlights men, women in formation [Photo Gallery]
The Serra Club of Nashville hosted the annual Vocations In Progress Dinner for seminarians of the Diocese of Nashville and sisters in formation for the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, in the Bishops Hall at the Catholic Pastoral Center.

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Sponsored by the Serra Club of Nashville

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Read more about the article Hispanic Communities celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe [Photo Gallery]
The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe was celebrated by Hispanic communities at parishes throughout the diocese on Dec. 11 and 12. Bishop J. Mark Spalding celebrated Mass for the feast day at Sagrado Corazon Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, unborn children and the New Evangelization, is an important religious and national feast for Mexico, commemorating the Blessed Virgin's appearance to St. Juan Diego, a poor Mexican Indian, in present day Mexico City in the 16th century. Bishop Spalding prays silently during Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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Celebrations held December 11 and 12

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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.

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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.

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Mother Teresa Church to serve Nolensville area

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