Therapeutic counseling

Counseling is available for individuals and couples coping with concerns such as depression, relationship problems, grief, anxiety, and life transition/adjustment issues. Fees are based on a sliding scale, determined by income and other variables. Services available regardless of religious affiliation. Contact Fr. Michael Maples, PhD at 963-4420 or visit

College Opportunity

The office of Hispanic Ministry, along with Maryville College, invites high school students and their families to a dinner on Tues., Feb. 13, 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Sacred Heart School Gym, to explore resources and opportunities for immigrant youth and to talk about student leadership and college planning. If interested, please make your reservations by Feb. 9 at planning. For info, contact Crystal Colter at 981-8269.

Pilgrimage to Ireland: Deposit due by Mar. 20

Come join Pope Francis in Dublin, Ireland, for the World Meeting of Families and then tour the Emerald Isle, the Land of Saints and Scholars, with Fr. Mike Nolan as our spiritual guide. This pilgrimage is sponsored by the Diocese of Knoxville Office of Marriage Preparation and Enrichment. We leave Aug. 21 and return on Sept. 1. The itinerary includes a Mass with Pope Francis and visits to many holy and beautiful sites such as Glendalough, the Rock of Cashel, the Cliffs of Moher and Our Lady of Knock shrine, just to name a few. Mass will be offered daily. For a full description of the itinerary, visit https:// or contact Marian Christiana at (423) 892-2310 or

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend

Drive out any marriage doldrums by finding the joy God wants you to experience in your sacrament!

Consider a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend! Talk it over with each other between commercials during the Super Bowl. You and your spouse lead the team that really matters! The next Weekends are scheduled for Feb. 23-25 and Apr. 20- 22. You can get more info or apply online at GATN- or by calling (678) 242-WWME.

Video Messages for Fr. Jim Haley

In preparation for the May celebration of Fr. Jim Haley’s 50th Anniversary of his ordination, we would like to record video of parishioners as they relate brief stories of their encounters with Fr. Jim, or just give a message from their family to him. If you are interested in participating, please contact Mark Reda, at or 919 -0078, as soon as possible. If contacting Mark by phone, please leave a message and your call will be returned.

No 12:10 Mass Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

All the priests of the diocese will be attending the Annual Diocesan Study Days with Bishop Stika in Gatlinburg on Mon.Feb.5throughWed.,Feb.7. Thethemethisyear will be The Suffering Servant, Mirror of the Priesthood. In her presentations, Sister Anna Marie McGuan, RSM, will focus on Holy Week’s prophetic readings from Isaiah, regarding the Servant of the Lord. Therefore, there will be no 12:10 p.m. Mass (or confessions) on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday this week. For the benefit of those wishing to receive Holy Communion on those days, Deacon Bob Ketteringham from Saint John XXIII University Parish will celebrate a liturgy of the word with Holy Communion at the usual Mass time.

Women’s Lenten Reflection

Women’s Lenten Reflection hosted by IC Women’s Group Sun., Feb. 11 in the parish hall.

Prepare your heart for the Gift presented by Sr. John Catherine Kennedy.

Lunch: 1p.m. Program: 1:30-4p.m.

Reserve by Feb. 5: Sherry Johnson, (630) 355-5273