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Please pray for our parishioners:

Pandy Blihar

Kerry & Mary Foster

Jon Curchy

Jackie Steinkuehler

Mary Lou Waruszewski

Penny Hosford

Ron Johnson

Bradley Williams

Mel Brown

Luis Roldan

Shirley Griffin

Jillian Hawks

Monique Helton                   Curchy family

Rebecca Mears

Chuck Stearle

Larry & Charly Macdonald

& for all that have received Prayer Shawls-Comfort Blankets and those in our Book of Petitions


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Announcements/Upcoming Events

Stations of the Cross Fridays at 6:45 pm.  

St. Patricks Day: Friday, March 17 The Bishop has issued a dispensation decree stating “all Catholics in the Diocese of Knoxville, by my authority, are dispensed from the abstinence obligation” can. 87 §1 Please join us before Stations for a St. Patrick’s Day Shepherds Pie Supper on Friday Mar. 17 at 6:00 pm


Penance Service: Monday, April 3 St. Therese, with St. Joseph’s Parish, will be hosting a Penance Service at St. Therese Monday, April 3rd, at 6:30 PM. The celebrants will include Father Brian, and Fr. Brent Shelton and Fr. Pontian Kiyumba from St. Mary’s Parish.


Council of Catholic Women (CCW) invites all ladies to attend the Cumberland Mt Deanery Spring Meeting at All Saints Parish on Thurs., Mar 23 from 9am-noon.  There will be Mass at 9:00 am & breakfast, followed by a 1-woman Passion Play by Olivia Woodford at 10:00am.  CCW will pay for your ticket.  See Karen Meiring for details.


Saturday, March 18  from 9am-1pm at St. Joseph in the Social Hall

There are a few slots still available! If you are interested, please get a check for $22.50 per person to Karen Thompson by Mar 5. Checks should be made out to Anderson County EMS, with a note in memo “Education”

Please contact Karen with questions:  609-381-1955

The Chosen 
Watch with us THE CHOSEN,
Season 1, Episode 5
"The Wedding Gift"
Sunday March 26 in the parish hall immediately following Mass.


“The Chosen is based on the true stories of the gospels of Jesus Christ. Some locations and timelines have been combined or condensed. Backstories and some characters or dialogue have been added. However, all biblical and historical context and any artistic imagination are designed to support the truth and intention of the Scriptures. Viewers are encouraged to read the gospels. The original names, locations and phrases have been transliterated into English for anything spoken.” (Angel Studios on-screen disclaimer before the start of Season One, Episode One)

Check it out: The Chosen website


St. Joseph - Norris


   9:00 a.m. - Mass

Confessions after Mass Every Sunday


Sundays 8:35 a.m. before Mass


   9 a.m. - Communion Service


 9 a.m. - Communion Service

St. Therese - Clinton


   9:00 a.m. - Mass


   9:00 a.m. - Communion Service

   9:30 - 10:30 a.m. - Adoration


   11:00 a.m. - Mass

The Spiritual Life Committee is sponsoring the

Spiritual Life

St Joseph Small Faith Community Scripture Studies

All are invited to join our Scripture Studies!

What We Believe: The Beauty of the Catholic Faith   Meets on 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month in the social hall at 7pm Contact: Bev Froning

Wisdom: God’s Vision for Life: Meets on 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month 6:30-8:00pm social hall Contact: Judy Curtin @ if you are interested.

The Creed:  Meets on 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month 4:00 pm in the social hall Contact Kathy Morin at (865) 230-1390 or

Walking with Purpose:  Meets Sunday morning following Mass in the social hall Contact: Sally Jackson

Inquires may contact the office at 865-494-7746

For further information on Home-Based Spiritual Growth, click the link below:

"Online Opporuntites For Personal Family Spiritual Growth and Encouragement At Home"

Traveling over the holidays?  Here's a link to Masses at your vacation destination!

Read a
"Plea For Mercy"
by Lucy Brown

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