Honor & Memorial Donor Opportunities
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Item Alabaster Apse Windows Altar Crucifix Altar of Sacrifice Altar, Our Lady Shrine Altar, St. Joseph Shrine Altar of Reservation Ambry Apse Cross Baldacchino Baptismal Font Cantor Stand Cathedral Chair Cathedral Setting Cathedral Sound and Video System Ceiling Coffers Censor Censor Stand Chancel Rails and Sanctuary Gates Choir Chairs Choir Risers Chrism Table Ciborium Clerestory Window Grilles Cloister Fountain Confessional Cope Corinthian Pilaster Capitals Credence Tables Custom Railings Deacons' Seats Dedication Stones and Sconces Dedication Vestments Dome Drum Window Grilles Door at Bell Tower Base East Entry Central Doors East Entry Piazza Fountain East Entry Side Doors East Faรงade Stained Glass Rose Window Episcopal Candle Stand Free Standing Altar Fresco Painting Gold Ionic Marble Columns Granite Portico Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe Incense Boat
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Item Lanterns Lectern Litany of the Sacred Heart Frieze Inscription Main Sanctuary Lamp Marble Altar Platform Marble Floor Tiles Marble Nave Center Aisle Marble Sanctuary Floor Naming Opportunities Nave Entry Doors Nave Window Grilles North Transept Stained Glass Rose Window Organ Our Lady Shrine, Large Altar Candle Stands Our Lady Shrine, Small Altar Candle Stands Pall Paschal Candle Stand Pendentive Decorative Painting Pews Portrait of Pope St. John Paul II Processional Cross Processional Torches Pulpit Red Ionic Marble Columns Relocation of the Statue of Our Lady Relocation of the Statue of St. Joseph Reredos, Our Lady Shrine Reredos, St. Joseph Shrine Double Kneeler Sanctuary Lamps in Transept Shrines Sedilia South Transept Stained Glass Rose Window St. Joseph Communion Rail and Gate St. Joseph Shrine Candelabras Stations of the Cross Statues at East Entry Portico Statues in the Narthex Tabernacle, Our Lady Shrine Tabernacle, St. Joseph Shrine Tenebrae Stand Transept Entry Doors Transept Vestibules Vestment Stands Votive Candle Stands White Ionic Marble Columns
The building of a Cathedral …is a historic moment in the life of a diocese. We have looked forward to the day when we would be able to worship together as a family of faith in our new Cathedral. Now that day is drawing close. A Cathedral is an organic building that continues to take on the life of a diocese even many years and decades after the completion of the structure. Our Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus is designed to allow opportunities for the people and parishes of the diocese and beyond to be permanently remembered and incorporated into the legacy of the “Mother Church” of the Diocese of Knoxville. In addition to a Cathedral being , “theology in stone”, the artwork and furnishings of a Cathedral are similar to the offerings of bread, wine and monetary donations that are brought forward at Mass. They represent the gratitude of the faithful who are gathered to worship the Lord who has given all good gifts to us. In offering our gifts to God, we ask Him to bless them and make our a gifts a blessing to others. The Honor and Memorial Book is an invitation to participate in making an offering to the honor and glory of God. It is a special opportunity to help create a Cathedral that will serve as the center of worship and hospitality for the vibrant and growing Catholic community in East Tennessee. All donors of these items as well as the many benefactors who have generously supported the construction of the building itself will be permanently displayed in the Narthex of the Cathedral so that a living legacy will be made visible to all who come to pray or worship in our Cathedral for generations to come. May God bless you for your generosity, Sincerely yours in Christ,
Most Reverend Richard F. Stika Bishop of Knoxville
Very Rev. David A. Boettner, V.G. Rector, Sacred Heart Cathedral
Red Ionic Marble Columns Solid Rosso Franzia marble bases and shafts supporting arches in the sanctuary aisles.
$15,000 4 available
Ionic marble column, the pillars of the church. Show sanctuary floor plan 5
Gold Ionic Marble Columns Solid Giallo Sienna marble bases and shafts supporting arches in the entry to the nave.
Ionic marble column, the pillars of the church. Inset map of column locations
White Ionic Marble Columns White Carrara marble bases and shafts supporting arches in the nave and transepts.
$5,000 14 available
Ionic marble column, the pillars of the church. Inset map of column locations. Physical color samples are available at the Cathedral office. 7
Corinthian Pilaster Capitals 3’-0” tall plaster Corinthian capitals, atop pilasters in the Cathedral’s nave, transept, and sanctuary.
$5,000 32 available
Corinthian capitals, within a typical bay of the Cathedral nave
Litany of the Sacred Heart Frieze Inscription Selections from the Litany of the Sacred Heart, inscribed in sequence with gilded letters on the frieze around the Cathedralâ€™s nave, transepts, and sanctuary. To view a map of the location and wording of each phrase, please contact the Cathedral office.
$5,000 10 available
Altar of Reservation Marble altar of reservation and steps to altar platform in the Cathedralâ€™s apse
Ciborium Painted wood ciborium, housing the tabernacle on the altar of reservation. Includes four columns of Sienna gold marble.
Apse Cross New stained wood cross placed above the altar of reservation in the Cathedralâ€™s apse. The Corpus (body) in our current church will be used with the a new, custom wooden cross to make a new crucifix.
Alabaster Apse Windows Translucent alabaster panels at apse wall
$10,000 EACH 4 available
Example of translucent alabaster windows. Location of alabaster windows in Cathedral apse elevation
Baldacchino 45-foot tall painted wood baldacchino over the altar of sacrifice in the Cathedralâ€™s sanctuary. The baldacchino is the canopy over the altar drawing your eyes and heart to the altar where the Lord is present.
Baldacchino design, with scale figure and altar of sacrifice for reference
Altar of Sacrifice Marble altar of sacrifice with in laid stone design of the lamb victorious flanked by angels representing the Alpha and the Omega. Located in the Cathedralâ€™s sanctuary where the Eucharist is consecrated and will contain the relics of saints that have a special devotion in the life of the diocese.
Cathedra Setting Marble housing and platform for the bishopâ€™s cathedra chair and deacon seating in the Cathedralâ€™s sanctuary. The seat of the Bishop is located in his cathedral church and is a symbol of his authority as a teacher of the faith and a shepherd of the people.
Cathedra Chair Stained wood cathedra chair with panel of the bishopâ€™s coat of arms made of inlaid marble. Chair - $30,000 Coat of Arms - $10,000
Deacons’ Seats Stained wood deacons’ stools, flanking the cathedra chair of the bishop.
Sedilia Hand-carved stained wood seating for presiding priest and deacons in the Cathedralâ€™s sanctuary. The priest celebrantâ€™s chair is a symbol of his presiding over the community when the bishop is not present and leading its prayer and worship.
Pews Classic cherry stained white oak wood pews with carved dogwood motif at ends in the Cathedralâ€™s nave and transept. There are 18 pews in each transept and 54 in the nave.
$5,000 86 available
Hand-carved dogwood insignia pew end
Pulpit Stained wood pulpit and reading stand, with carved figures of the symbols of the four Evangelists, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, placed at the northeast corner of the sanctuary.
Baptismal Font Marble font stem and basin, stained wood font cover, and cast bronze figure of St. John the Baptist, placed in the South Transept. The font holds baptismal water used in the solemn administration of the sacrament. Decorated with inlaid marble and 8 medallions of images of baptism - Noahâ€™s ark, skull of Adam, shell, fish, Jonah and the whale, hyssop, dove with branch, stag drinking from water (Psalm 42).
DONATED font and lid DONATED 14â€? bronze statue of the John the Baptist $1,500 custom Bronze medallions (4 available)
Ambry Stained wood and glass cabinet for the Cathedralâ€™s sacramental oils, placed in the Cathedralâ€™s South Transept. The aumbry contains the 3 oils (oil of the saints, anointing of the sick and the oil of Chrism) that are blessed by the bishop each year during holy week and maintained at the Cathedral.
Chancel Rails and Sanctuary Gates Stained wood chancel rail at the Cathedralâ€™s sanctuary, with swinging double sanctuary gates (with Alpha and Omega medallions) at center aisle crafted locally by Clancy Custom Woodwork.
Cantor Stand Stained wood lectern at the Cathedralâ€™s sanctuary for the chief singer of the ecclesiastical choir, who leads the singing, intones the antiphons and starts the psalms crafted locally by Clancy Custom Woodwork.
Pendentive Decorative Painting Decorative painting at each of the four pendentives supporting the dome above the Cathedralâ€™s crossing. The pendentives depict the four evangelists: Matthew Mark, Luke and John.
$25,000 each 4 available
Example of pendentive 26
Fresco Painting Dome: Jesus on his throne of glory revealing his Sacred Heart to the world(DONATED). To the left of Jesus is the Blessed Mother(DONATED). To the right of Jesus is Joseph his foster father($15,000). Surrounding the Holy Family are the 12 Apostles($12,000 each). Sts. Simon, James the Lesser, Thomas, Bartholomew, James the Greater, John, Peter, Andrew, Phillip, Matthew, Jude, and Matthias. Dome Drum:: New Eden: This level of the dome depicts 16 different Saints of many nationalities and virtues. It also includes symbolic images of trees representing particular Christian values. Saints($10,000 each): Sts. Jose Sanchez Del Rio, Sharbel Makhluf(DONATED), Elizabeth Ann Seton, Rose Phillippine Duchesne, Damien of Molokai, Vincent de Paul, Francis(DONATED), Patrick(DONATED), Andrew Kim, Dunglac, Maximillian Kolbe, John Neumann, Josephine Bakhita, Therese Lisieux, John XXIII, Paul VI. Trees($5,000 each) (2) Date Palm: Spiritual Victory; (2) Cedar: Steadfastness in Faith; (2) Olive: Peace and Charity; (2) Dogwood: Sacrifice and Purity. $25,000 Dome drum frieze: At this level are painted the words from the Book of Revelations 5:12 “Worthy is the lamb that was slain…” which are prayed in the Church’s Liturgy of the Hours.
3-D computer rendering of the interior of the Cathedral dome, viewed from the crossing 27
Main Sanctuary Lamp Sanctuary lamp, suspended from the ceiling of the Cathedralâ€™s sanctuary.
Sanctuary Lamps in Transept Shrines Sanctuary lamps suspended from the ceilings of the Cathedralâ€™s transept shrines. SHOW NEW DRAWING
Lanterns Custom wrought iron lanterns and brackets of various sizes, suspended from the ceilings and walls of the Cathedralâ€™s nave, transepts, sanctuary, aisles, and portico.
$7,500 62 available
3-D computer rendering of typical lantern design
Custom Railings Decorative, hand-forged railing at the steps of the sanctuary and along the sanctuary aisle stairs and main stairs adding beauty to the sacred space.
Altar, Our Lady Shrine Richly painted wood altar in the South Transept shrine to Our Lady, used for daily Mass.
Reredos, Our Lady Shrine Richly painted and ornamented wood reredos housing the statue of Our Lady in the South Transept shrine.
Tabernacle, Our Lady Shrine Tabernacle integrated into the pedestal for the statue of Our Lady in the South Transept shrine, used for daily Mass.
Altar, St. Joseph Shrine Richly painted wood altar in the North Transept shrine to St. Joseph, used for Perpetual Adoration.
Reredos, St. Joseph Shrine Richly painted and ornamented wood reredos housing the statue of St. Joseph in the North Transept shrine.
Tabernacle, St. Joseph Shrine Tabernacle, built into the pedestal for the statue of St. Joseph in the North Transept shrine, used for Perpetual Adoration.
St. Joseph Communion Rail and Gate Stained wood rail and swinging gate with Chi-Rho medallion at the North Transept St. Joseph shrine
Transept Vestibules Stained wood vestibule for entry to the Cathedral into the North and South transepts, with central niche for devotional statuary or imagery as well as candles. CHECK NEW IMAGE
$10,000 1 available (South)
3-D computer rendering of vestibule design
Organ Goal: $2,000,000 Designed by Casavant FrĂ¨res featuring 56 ranks and over 1,000 pipes. Founded in 1879, Casavant FrĂ¨res is one of the best known and most respected pipe organ builders in the world. The organ can only be commissioned after full funding is realized. Diamond: $100,000 Emerald:$75,000 Platinum Circle: $50,000
Gold Circle: $25,000 Silver Circle: $10,000 Bronze Circle: $5,000
Choir Risers Three-stage modular platform for choir loft seating for nearly fifty choir members
Choir Chairs Stained wood chairs for choir seating in the loft
$200 45 available
East Façade Stained Glass Rose Window 14’ stained glass rose window above the Cathedral’s East Entry Portico
Rendering of Cathedral’s east façade, showing stained glass rose window
South Transept Stained Glass Rose Window 14’ stained glass rose window above the Cathedral’s South Transept
Rendering of Cathedral’s south transept, showing stained glass rose window
North Transept Stained Glass Rose Window 14’ stained glass rose window above the Cathedral’s North Transept
Rendering of Cathedral’s north transept, showing stained glass rose window
Ceiling Coffers 142 custom painted ceiling coffers total, measuring 18 square feet per coffer.
$250 each 117 available
Nave Window Grilles Decorative hammered metal grilles at the main level of the in the nave, transepts, confessionals, sanctuary, wings. The window grilles will surround the nave and bring light into the worship space while adding beauty.
$2,500 59 available
Typical nave window grille design
Similar window grille design
Dome Drum Window Grilles 6’-0” diameter decorative hammered metal grilles over windows in the drum of the Cathedral’s dome
$5,000 8 available
Clerestory Window Grilles 3’-0” x 8’-0” decorative painted wood grilles over the upper clerestory windows
$1,000 42 available
East Entry Central Doors Pair of stained, custom wood doors and transom at East Entry Portico. How tall and wide are these doors
East Entry Side Doors Pair of stained wood doors and transom at East Entry Portico
Transept Entry Doors Pair of stained wood doors and transom at South and North Transept entries
Nave Entry Doors Bronze and glass doors between the Cathedralâ€™s narthex and nave
$10,000 2 available
Door at Bell Tower Base Single stained wood door at base of future bell tower
Double Kneeler The kneeler will be used for weddings and other special events in the Cathedral.
Marble Floor Tiles Marble paving in the narthex,aisles, and transepts.
$10,000 each 2 areas available: South Transept, and North Transept
Overall Cathedral floor plan, with areas of floor for donation highlighted in red
Marble Nave Center Aisle Honed marble patterned floor used for processions to the altar of sacrifice and to process out as a sign of being sent into the world to be the hearts and hands of Jesus.
Above Left: Overall Cathedral floor plan, indicating nave center aisle Above Top Right: Actual mock-up of center aisle pattern.
Marble Sanctuary Floor Honed marble patterned floors and borders in the Cathedralâ€™s sanctuary.
Sanctuary marble floor pattern design
Marble Altar Platform Honed marble platform, beneath the baldacchino, with a multi-colored design with roundels representing the twelve pearl gates of the heavenly city of Jerusalem (Revelation 21:21), the twelve apostles, and the twelve tribes of Israel.
ALTAR OF SACRIFICE
Altar platform marble floor pattern design
Granite Portico Two tone thermal-finished granite paving at the Cathedralâ€™s East Entry Portico. Chevron pattern to symbolize crossing the waters of chaos into the order of sacred spaces.
Cathedral portico granite paving design
East Entry Piazza Fountain This fountain is in front of the church facing Northshore Drive.
Rendering of Cathedralâ€™s East Entry Piazza, showing fountain
Cloister Fountain DONATED
Cathedral Sound and Video System Organ Speakers - $100,000 Voice Reinforcement - $200,000 Music Reinforcement - $200,000 A/V Equipment - $50,000
Control panel for Cathedral sound and video system
Statues in the Narthex Four statues in niches of the Cathedralâ€™s narthex St. Peter St. Paul Blessed Teresa of Kolkata (Mother Teresa)DONATED St. Faustina Kowalska DONATED
$25,000 each 2 available
Statue of Pope St. John Paul II Pope St. John Paul II, placed in the niche of the North Transept Vestibule
Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe Framed image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, an exact reproduction of the” tilma” of St. Juan Diego, authorized by the Archbishop of Mexico City, placed in the niche of the South Transept Vestibule
Free Standing Altar Stained wood altar, used for daily Mass in the Marian Chapel crafted locally by Clancy Woodwork.
Lectern Stained wood lectern in the Marian chapel.
Stations of the Cross New stained wood frames to house the Cathedralâ€™s existing Stations of the Cross, placed on the walls of the transept and nave aisles.
Station frame design with existing Station panel superimposed
Dedication Stones and Sconces Twelve candle sconces and stones with inscribed crosses set into the Cathedralâ€™s walls and anointed during the Cathedralâ€™s dedication
$2,000 10 available
Similar consecration stone and sconce
Confessional Furnishings, crucifix, and stained wood sliding screen between priest and penitent in Cathedral confessional
Credence Tables Stained cherry wood tables, placed in sanctuary
Chrism Table Stained wood table with casters used primarily for the Chrism Mass but other ceremonial events such as weddings, ordinations, funerals and baptisms.
$2,000 1 available
Paschal Candle Stand Antique brass stand for the Cathedralâ€™s Paschal candle.
Tenebrae Stand Antique brass candelabra used during Holy Week liturgies.
$2,000 each 2 available
Our Lady Shrine Large Altar Candle Stands Antique brass stands for candles on the altar of the Our Lady Shrine, used for daily Mass.
Our Lady Shrine Small Altar Candle Stands Antique brass stands for candles on the altar of the Our Lady Shrine, used for daily Mass
St. Joseph Shrine Candelabras Brass candelabras on the altar of the St. Joseph Shrine, used for Perpetual Adoration
Episcopal Candle Stand Antique brass stand for episcopal candle used on the altar of reservation when the bishop is present for Mass.
Votive Candle Stands Wrought iron stands for up to 75 votive candles.
Vestment Stands Stained wood stands for hanging liturgical vestments in the sacristies.
Processional Cross Custom made grass processional cross and stand.
Processional Torches Brass processional torches and stands
Incense Boat DONATED
Censer Stand DONATED
Dedication Vestments Dedication Mass vestments for Bishop Stika, Cardinal Rigali, the principal celebrant, and deacons
$5,000 each 5 available
Example of episcopal and presbyteral vestments worn during a Dedication Mass
Cope A long cape worn by priests and bishops at certain religious rites. Open in front, like a mantle, it reaches to the floor and is fastened on the breast with a clasp. It is worn in processions, at Benediction, and at other solemn offices, Mass excepted.
Altar Crucifix DONATED
Pall Hand-embroidered pure linen pall placed over the Cathedralâ€™s chalice during the Mass.
$200 each 4 available
St. John Vianney Statue DONATED
Naming Opportunities Sponsor one of these areas as a legacy in honor or memory of a family member or individual(s). Your generosity will be permanently recognized and displayed in the Benefactor’s niche in the Narthex.
St. Mary’s Chapel - $200,000 St. Joseph’s Chapel - $200,000 Bishop’s Sacristy - $50,000
Priests’ Vesting Sacristy - $50,000 Flower Sacristy - $25,000 Work Sacristy - $25,000 The Bride’s Room - $50,000 Choir Loft - $50,000 Narthex - $50,000
Relocation of the Statue of St. Joseph The Cathedralâ€™s existing statue of St. Joseph will be relocated in the new St. Joseph Shrine. This donation will fund the restoration and reinstallation of the statue.
Relocation of the Statue of Our Lady The Cathedralâ€™s existing statue of St. Mary will be relocated to the new Our Lady Shrine. This donation will fund the restoration and reinstallation of the statue.
Holy Water Bucket and Sprinkler DONATED
$5500 One Available
Consecration Candle Holders $1000 Each 12 Available
Altar Hand Bells
Our Lady Figure Carved in Carrara Marble Memorial Garden/Columbarium DONATED
St. Joseph with Child Carved in Carrara Marble Memorial Garden/Columbarium $15,000
7 Foot Crucifix with Corpus Christ Carved into Cross in Carrara Marble Memorial Garden/Columbarium $25,000
â€˘ Honor and Memorial opportunities within the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus are now available! For those who have not yet had an opportunity to make a contribution, or would like to extend what you have already committed or increase a commitment, this is a great opportunity to remember someone you love and leave a legacy. â€˘ For information on naming opportunities for statuary, stained glass windows and other interior appointments, please contact Mary Mac Wilson at the Cathedral office: 865.588.0249 or email@example.com. â€˘ Learn more at the Cathedral website: SHCathedral.org