The hills are alive with the sound of Handmaids singing Deo Gratias!

A Property Surprise from Saint Joseph and Bishop Stika

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New Property Found for the Handmaids? Saint Joseph constantly surprises us but so does our Bishop Stika. During our recent extensive search at the various gems of East Tennessee property hiding among the mountains and rivers, Bishop Stika requested that some Handmaids represent the community at the Conversation with the Cardinals held at the Tennessee Theatre in Knoxville on 18 …

Alvin takes a Selfie of the Bishop with his Handmaids

Celebrating Two Resurrections

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Two Resurrections for Easter?   Easter Sunday of 2015 took on an extra special air of celebration as we enjoyed a short notice visit by our Shepherd, Bishop Richard F. Stika in the evening. Lent had been punctuated by Bishop Stika’s emergency hospitalization on the Solemnity of the Annunciation, March 25th during which everyone was storming heaven for his recovery. …

Following Jesus Conference

Diocese Hosts Following Jesus Conference

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Following Jesus Register for free tickets! “The Following Jesus conference at KCHS and All Saints Church is free and will feature presentations by Curtis Martin, author, sought after speaker, Crossing the Goal co-host and CEO of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students and by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who will also celebrate Mass for conference attendees. This event is open to …

Marking the sign of the cross on the marble.

New Altar Consecrated

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New Altar Consecrated by Bishop Stika A gift from the Lucero family in New Mexico, the new altar was consecrated by Bishop Richard F. Stika on the Feast of Saint Stephen, 26 Dec 2013, in the Oratory of the Handmaids of the Precious Blood, Saint Anthony’s Residence of Cor Jesu Monastery located on the grounds of the Christ, Prince of Peace …

Praying for the deceased.

Funeral and Interment

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Funeral for Mother David Marie, H.P.B. and Interment for Handmaids of the Precious Blood at New Home in Tennessee Throughout the summer, we were working to move our entire cemetary in NM to our new house in TN. Ultimately 40 remains needed to be disinterred and transported across the country. While some were able to be shipped by normal means, …

Happy to be with our Shepherd, Bishop Richard F. Stika of Knoxville, TN.

Diocese of Knoxville Eucharistic Congress

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Diocese Kicks Off 25th Anniversary Jubilee With Eucharistic Congress We had the great privilege and blessing to attend the Diocese of Knoxville’s Eucharistic Congress on 14 Sept 2013 at the invitation of Bishop Stika. The Congress helped begin the celebration of Diocese’s 25th anniversary and brought together over 5,000 fervent Catholics from all over. We enjoyed presentations by Dr. Scott …