We invite all to join us for Holy Mass

       Saturday Vigil Mass 5:00 pm

Sunday 11:00 am

Weekday Masses: 

Wednesday at 9:00 am and Communion Service on Fridays at 9:00 am with Adoration afterward

St. Therese Parish, joined together by the love of Christ, desiring to further the understanding of prayer and religious commitment, pledge ourselves to continue and improve our mission to Jesus, which is loving and serving the Lord and our neighbor.

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   PARISH NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 


Council of Catholic Women – Contact Jean Chiaro    jchiaro2020@gmail.com

CCW MEETING ON MONDAY, MARCH 18 at 6:30 pm in the social hall.

 

 

 

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 FAMILY LIFE COMMITTEE Contact Sam & Mary Lindsey   sl1087@aol.com

FIRST WEEKEND FELLOWSHIP  

Come join us after Mass next weekend after Masses on Sat., March 2 & Sun., March 3, for First Weekend Fellowship

Saturday evening is a SOUP POTLUCK, so please consider bringing a Soup or side item that would accompany soup.  Thank you to Annette Brown for hosting Saturday!

Sunday morning after Mass we would like to have a potluck for lunch since Fr. Brian Barker will be with us for the weekend. So please bring a dish to share!  Thanks to Sam & Mary Lindsey for offering to host Sunday!

 

 

 

COATS FOR THE COLD –  Thank you to all who donated coats to this ministry!  

 

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SOCIAL ACTION – Contact:  Jessica Kahler  865-236-0023

Please join us in our ministries to help those who are less fortunate and in need of comfort * If interested in volunteering, you must contact Jessica at 865-236-0023 ahead of time.     

 

Serve lunch to the homeless at KARM:  Ongoing quarterly, Social Action will serve lunch to the homeless at KARM once quarterly.  The next opportunity will be announced shortly. 

  Serve lunch to the homeless at KARM 11 am—1 pm

 

 

 

Memory Care Resident Visits:  Ongoing quarterly instead of monthly, with a time change to 10am

The next visit will be announced soon,   from 1:30 pm-2:30 pm: Memory Care Resident Visits at Morning Pointe in Clinton

February 17th at 10 am-11 am: Memory Care resident visits at Morning Pointe.

* If interested in volunteering, you must contact Jessica at 865-236-0023 ahead of time.

 NEW! Catholic Charities of East Tennessee Pregnancy Help Center satellite office.  St. Therese Catholic Church now has a satellite office in partnership with Catholic Charities of East Tennessee Pregnancy Help Center. This partnership enables St. Therese to assist residents of Anderson County facing an unplanned pregnancy who qualify for or are currently in the CCETN Pregnancy Help Program.

* Volunteers are needed for this program. Please contact Jessica if interested 865-236-0023.

 


Spiritual Life Corner

The Year of the Parish is underway for the National Eucharist Revival. Please pick up a copy of Bishop Robert Barron’s “This is My Body”, A Call to Eucharistic Revival. Check out the Spiritual Life Corner each week for updates and activities for the Year of the parish and other related spiritual life events for St. Therese.

Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent' is theme of Respect Life Month | National Catholic Reporter

https://www.usccb.org/resources/respect-life-month-novena-text.docx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR WEEKLY/MONTHLY PARISH ACTIVITIES:


Please join us in praying the Rosary before Mass! This devotion to Our Blessed Mother is needed now more than ever.  Please join us in the recitation of the rosary a half hour before Mass on Saturdays at 4:30 pm and on Sundays at 10:30 am. 


Coffee & Fellowship Wednesdays after 9 am Mass for a light social gathering & fellow parishioners!


Thursday Night Scripture Study: All are invited to join us in studying the upcoming Sunday’s readings and gospel to help prepare for Sunday Mass.  The meeting is held in the parish hall. If you are interested, please contact Jean Chiaro at (865) 742-5137.


Senior Moments  Come join the senior fun bunch on the first and third Thursdays of the month!  The posting for the next breakfast/lunch will be in the bulletin as well.  If you would like to join us, please contact Martha Beukema at rbeuk25145@aol.com                                                                                                                           


First Weekend Fellowship  All are invited to join us for First Weekend Fellowship the first weekend of each month.   If you are interested in hosting, please let Sam or Mary Lindsey know. You may also go ahead and write your name by a month on the whiteboard if there is another future date you are interested in hosting.


Blessing Box

 St. Therese parish has a blessing box in the parking lot to help those in need in our community.  Patrons of the box have been very grateful for the generous donations from St. Therese parishioners! Donations of non-perishable foods and small personal care items are greatly appreciated.  The donations are collected in the parish hall or brought into the office during office hours. 

The following items are most needed:

  • Canned Meats (chicken, tuna, ham, and spam)
  • Dry cereals
  • Pasta
  • Pasta sauce & Alfredo Sauce
  • Nuts, breakfast bars, light snacks

Thank you for your kindness and generosity toward our community!

 

FOOD CITY GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE AFTER MASSES AGAIN  St. Therese earns 5% for each gift card purchased and you can stop by after Masses to purchase in $25, $50 and $100 cards. Thank you so much for your support!


THE CALL TO VOLUNTEER: We have a small parish, but full of parishioners with big hearts that have given of their time and talents to help St. Therese. Your gift of time — whether ushering, lectoring, Eucharistic Minister or anything else — keeps our parish going. For those who have not signed up but are interested, or want more information, please contact the parish office at 865-457-4073.

The following ministries are needing volunteers at this time:

  • Lectors
  • Ushers
  • Eucharistic Ministers
  • Liturgical Decoration
  • Garden maintenance