Please pray for Louanne, our parish secretary, who had surgery on September 20.


She is having complications and is in a great deal of discomfort.


Louann continues to be ill. Please keep her in your prayers for a complete recovery soon.


Cards may be sent to

Louann Lawrence, 925 Fowler St, Clinton, TN 37716

Prayer Requests

Discovering St. Joseph

St. Joseph Catholic Church in Norris TN, as a happy faith community, welcomes you with joyful hearts to our worship this Sunday.


Celebrate the gift of life with us, whether newly arrived or longtime registered members. In any way we can help you, please do not hesitate to ask us. If you are not registered but wish to belong to this happy family, just ask one of the ushers after Mass or please stop by the parish office to pick up a registration form, call us at (865) 494-7746, or inquire by EMAIL

Discovering Catholicism

There is a human desire deep within each of us to know truth.  As seekers of truth we welcome you here to the St. Joseph web site.  We ask you to join us on the journey of truth in asking the question “Why Catholic?”


Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service

Nov 24 Norris United Methodist Church at 7:00 PM with the Rev. Susan Burgess-Parrish speaking. Please plan to return thanks as the one leper did. (Where were the other 9?)


Thanksgiving Day Mass will be held  at 10am at St  Joseph. Please make plans to attend.


St Joseph Council of Catholic Women is hosting our Pastor, Father Richard Armstrong, presenting Our Advent Prayer Service on Sunday December 1st at 5:00p.m. If anyone needs a ride please call Kathy Morin at 865-230-1390.


There will be  a Prayer Shawl-Comfort Blanket gathering on December 7th at 10am. All crafters are welcome.


A second collection will be held this Sunday for the National Collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.

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Prayer Requests

CCD is looking for a 3rd/4th grade helper. Please contact Cheri Ridenour 865-3207942


The Book of Remembrance for All Souls is in the parish hall by the bulletin board along with Mass cards, rosaries, etc. 


Please add the names of your deceased relatives and friends to the book which will be placed on the altar during November.


Mission Statement

St. Joseph Catholic Community strives to strengthen the Kingdom of God through our worship, service to others, spiritual growth and evangelization. We are a family-oriented, welcoming community, with Christ as our focus. We participate with and support the greater community in works that encourage strong families and community development. Our growing family includes all age groups, caring for each other's needs.



St. Joseph - Norris


   9:00 a.m. - Mass


   8:45 a.m. - Liturgy of the hours

   9:00 a.m. - Mass


   8:45 a.m. - Liturgy of the hours

   9:00 a.m. - Mass

   6:00 p.m. - Adoration

St. Therese - Clinton


   4:15 - 4:45 p.m. - Penance Svc.

   5:00 p.m. - Vigil Mass


   11:00 a.m. - Mass


St. Joseph Catholic Church

3425 Andersonville Hwy TN61

P.O. Box 387

Norris, TN  37828

Office Hours:

Tues, Wed, Thur 8:30 - 12:30


Sundays 8:00 a.m. before Mass


Parish Council



Catholic Charities

Lost and Found


There are several items that have been left at the Church.  These items are on a table in the hall.  Please take a moment and see if anything is yours and take it home.

You can obtain a copy of In His Presence by going to this website


This FREE e-book is the perfect way for YOU to grow in this devotion and to help YOUR parishioners learn about:

  • What being in the presence of the Lord means

  • Why we adore the Lord

  • Ways we adore God                  

What St. Faustina learned in front of the Blessed Sacrament

St. Joseph Catholic Church

3425 Andersonville Highway (TN61)

P.O. Box 387

Norris, TN  37828

Office Hours:

Tues, Wed, Thur 8:30 - 12:30

© 2016  St. Joseph Catholic Church