Putting Out into the Deep: Priest Celebrates “Boat Mass” in Knoxville

An unusual custom continues: Father Joe Campbell’s streak of consecutive boat Masses without a rain-out is intact. Father Campbell held Mass June 15 for about 85 people enjoying Norris Lake on Father’s Day weekend. It was his 22nd Mass on the water. And just as before, word spreads among Catholic boaters on Norris Lake that [Read More...]

Diocese of Nashville, other groups join in suits over HHS ruling

The number of groups suing the government over the contraception mandate continues to grow: The Diocese of Nashville, along with seven Middle Tennessee Catholic entities, have filed suit in Federal Court seeking to block a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services mandate requiring them to provide coverage for oral contraception as part of the [Read More...]