ASPIRANT CHRISSY FEATURED IN IRL VIDEO

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Our community, the Handmaids of the Precious Blood, is an affiliate member of the Institute on Religious Life (IRL). Their ministry is to support religious communities both active and contemplative, male and female. They are an excellent resource for those discerning their vocation and have expanded their apostolate to include the new venues of social media. In addition to their …

World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2022 Saint Dominic Holy Hour Today

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Special Holy Hour for Vocations today at Saint Dominic’s Wednesday May 11th, 2022 at 7 pm.   One can be a mother in many ways! It so happens that on Mother’s Day this year the Church celebrates another maternal aspect of motherhood, that of the spiritual and praying specifically for vocations.   The Diocese of Knoxville is participating at these Parishes …

World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2022 Our Lady of Fatima Holy Hour Today

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Special Holy Hour for Vocations today at Our Lady of Fatima Monday May 9th, 2022 at 7 pm.   One can be a mother in many ways! It so happens that on Mother’s Day this year the Church celebrates another maternal aspect of motherhood, that of the spiritual and praying specifically for vocations.   The Diocese of Knoxville is participating …

World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2022 St Therese of Liseaux Holy Hour Today

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Special Holy Hour for Vocations today at Saint Therese of Lisieux Friday May 6th, 2022 at 9 am.   One can be a mother in many ways! It so happens that on Mother’s Day this year the Church celebrates another maternal aspect of motherhood, that of the spiritual and praying specifically for vocations.   The Diocese of Knoxville is participating …

World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2022

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One can be a mother in many ways! It so happens that on Mother’s Day this year the Church celebrates another maternal aspect of motherhood, that of the spiritual and praying specifically for vocations.   The Diocese of Knoxville is participating at these Parishes from May 6th though May 12th. Meanwhile, in our cloister at the heart of the Church, …

I Have Called You By Name

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On March 24th, 2022 we welcomed with joy our Postulant Maria into the Novitiate, with Mother Sarah Michael clothing her in the wine-red habit of a Handmaid of the Precious Blood and announcing her new name in religious life: Sister Maria Crucis of Saint Joseph. Join us as we pray for her as she continues on her formation journey accompanied …

Post Corpus Christi Blessings: Aspirant Renae Arrives!

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In addition to Jesus’ Real Presence in the Blessed Sacrament, the week of the Solemnity of Corpus Christi brought us many other blessings as well, large and small, from resuming the use of holy water fonts in Chapel, to beautiful flower blossoms, and last, but not least, to the joyful arrival of our Aspirant Renae. The Lord never ceases his …

The Laboure Society and Rescuing Vocations

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The Labouré Society, faith, finances, and following Christ It’s common knowledge that many young people graduating college are saddled with large debts and are hampered in their job search and getting a good start in life. But did you know it also has an impact on vocations? A discerning candidate to the seminary or religious life can face years of delay …

Special Welcome on the Day of Mary’s Fiat

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On the Solemnity of the Annunciation, in the Year of Saint Joseph and the Amoris Laetitia Family, we welcome Postulant Maria as she joined our religious family in residence, giving her own, “Fiat!” on this beautiful Feast. After persevering through a COVID-challenged Aspirancy, she came on March 25th to begin wearing the wine red colors of one dedicating her life …