The Heavens Declare the Glory of the Lord!

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What might the glory of the Lord look like? The world just got a glimpse of only a tiny portion of his awesome power in creation in the magnificent display of such intense aurora that even low latitude locations, like East Tennessee, got the show of a lifetime. #geomagneticstorm #aurora

Pope Francis Appoints New Bishop for Knoxville

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We have a new Bishop! Pope Francis has selected Bishop-Elect Mark Beckman of Nashville to lead the Diocese of Knoxville in East Tennessee. He will be ordained and installed as the fourth Bishop of Knoxville on July 26th, 2024. Please pray in thanksgiving for this appointment and for this priest as he steps into his new role as Knoxville’s shepherd.

The Voice of the Shepherd – Sharing Her Vocation Story

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Sister Angela Rose’s vocation story, which she titled, “The Voice of the Shepherd”, was featured in the Institute on Religious Life’s Spring magazine discussing her conversion, her missionary work as an eye surgeon with travels around the globe before the Lord called her, more permanently, before his Eucharistic throne for priests as a Handmaid of the Precious Blood. We are …

Saint Joseph the Worker Pray for Us!

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Saint Joseph the Worker, Pray for Us! Work is not a chore to be escaped. It can be a path to holiness when undertaken for God. May we all honor Saint Joseph and commend to him all our needs.

Vocations: A Growing Problem

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We have a growing problem, quite literally. Vocations are growing. It’s a nice problem to have but makes for innovative housing accommodations from time to time. God always provides, nevertheless, we ask for prayers as we move forward towards constructing Holy Family Building which will allow us to go on growing and growing for Christ in His Priest. Please help if you can!

Mary Had A Little Lamb…

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We have some new neighbors in New Market: sheep and lots of little lambs! Makes us eager for Easter and the Victory of the Lamb of God!

Gunther Takes A Nap

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We’re testing some site functionality and thought everyone would like to see Gunther. Enjoy.

Honoring Handmaids Before Us

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One of the many fruits of our Diamond Jubilee year and its aftermath has been opening the archives and sharing the many hidden treasures from our past. In particular, it’s allowed our formation Sisters to learn more about the Handmaid pioneers that went before us, even as we continue on our own type of pioneering journey in East Tennessee. So …