Category: Community Discussion

A place for questions about the Catholic Church and Immaculate Conception Parish. Please feel free to leave any questions or comments in the “leave a comment” link to the left at any of the postings on this page.

Choir! Choir!

In the next few weeks we will be starting back a choir for the 10 a.m. Mass on Sundays. Any interested folks should please see Karl or Amanda after any Mass the next few weekends for details. Karl can also be reached at

Martin Luther King Day: Mon., Jan. 15

The parish office will be closed all day, and there will be only one Mass – at 8:30 a.m. Note that this special holiday Mass will take the place of the regular parish confessions and Mass on Monday.

No 12:10 p.m. Mass on Tues., Jan. 16

All the priests in the Diocese of Knoxville will be attending a meeting with Bishop Stika on Tues., Jan. 16. Therefore, there will be no 12:10 p.m. Mass (or confessions) that day. For the benefit of those wishing to receive Holy Communion, Deacon Doug Bitzer…

St. Joseph School Open House

Saint Joseph School will be hosting an Open House for prospective families on Sun., Jan. 28, 12 – 2 p.m. to kickoff Catholic Schools Week. Please come and learn more about the opportunities for Pre-K – 8th Grade at SJS! Refreshments will be served.

St. Mary’s Clinic

The St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic will hold a New Volunteer Orientation on Tues., Jan. 30 at the Church of Divine Mercy. Anyone who is interested in volunteering and traveling out to rural areas to offer free healthcare to those without insurance is invited to attend….

St. Joseph’s Caregiver Ministry Speaker’s Program

If you are a caregiver, please join us on Sun., Jan. 28, 2 – 4 p.m. in Seton Hall at St. John Neumann Church, for this educational and inspirational program. Guest speakers will share their experiences, provide helpful solutions to caregiving challenges, and reflect upon…

January Movie Presentation: The Young Messiah.

Have you ever wondered what Jesus might have been like … when He was 7? That intriguing question provides the narrative foundation for The Young Messiah, a movie adaptation of Anne Rice’s 2005 novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt. In an utterly speculative story,…