Staff Member: Deacon Roberto Cortes
Deacon Roberto Cortes
Phone: (865) 986-9885
Deacon Roberto was ordained by Bishop Richard F. Stika in the most recent class of deacons for the Diocese of Knoxville at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on June 11, 2022. Prior to his ordination, Deacon Roberto said, “My thoughts and hopes of being a deacon for the Diocese of Knoxville are to serve the Lord and His Mystical Body in any way He may need me.” Deacon Robert lives in Philadelphia, Tenn. His wife, Lupe, is the executive assistant to the pastor of St. Thomas Parish, Father Ray Powell.