Youth Ministry Car Wash:  The Youth Ministry will be washing cars during all the Masses this weekend.  Simply drive up to the ministry center or sign in at the table in the foyer.  You will leave your key with one of the supervising Adults.  Your car will be washed and ready for you after Mass.  All donations are greatly appreciated and will be used to fund the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) trip in 2025. 

Sound System Installation:  The new sound system will be installed in the Church beginning June 10 and continuing through June 14.  The church will not be available for use during the installation.  Please use the chapel for prayer and adoration. 

“Take Me Out to the Ball Game”:  St. Mary’s is hoping to gather a group of families interested in attending a ball game at Smokies Stadium on Friday, June 21, at 7:00 pm.  The Smokies will be hosting the Mississippi Brave and the game will be followed by a fireworks display.  The cost is $25 – 30 per person and includes a ballpark meal and seats along the 3rd base line.  If you are interested, contact Deacon Dave via email at or text him at 865.310.2163. 

Happy Anniversary!  Fr. Neil Blatchford will be celebrating the first anniversary of his ordination on June 10, 2024.  Please wish him Happy Anniversary this weekend! 


Due to the Ordination of the Priests & Transitional Deacon at the Cathedral on Saturday, June 8, no confessions will be heard after the 8:00 am Mass.