Diocese
295 results total, viewing 1 - 20
Bishop W. Shawn McKnight once wrote that deacons “should work to connect the people of God with their local leader, the bishop, and the Church with the needs of the poor ... drawing Church … more
If you ever have religious conversations with our Protestant brothers and sisters, chances are you’ve been asked why Catholics insist on keeping Christ on the cross. Protestant places of … more
The Church stands to benefit profoundly from the witness of a new generation of priests. Entering a broader mission field in thinner numbers, these new priests will play an essential role in … more
There is wonder-working power in the Blood of the Lamb. Witness the 137-year, symbiotic relationship between the Catholics of Pettis County and the Missionary Society of the Precious … more
The following is an update on a ministry that benefits from the annual Diocesan Mission Collection, which will be taken up this year on July 20-21. Please give generously. Each day, Father … more
Fr. Gallagher’s ministry to people in the slums of Lima, Peru, who are infected with HIV receives support from the Diocesan Mission Collection: Henry comes calling once and sometimes twice a … more
Effective immediately, all registered households in the Jefferson City diocese will receive the print edition of The Catholic Missourian. The paper is published every other week, 26 times a … more
CLICK HERE to read an article about Fr. Berhorst. Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of the Diocese of Jefferson City ordains Father Brad Berhorst to the Holy Priesthood on June 29, 2019, the Solemnity of … more
The exhaustive work of researching Missouri native Venerable Father Augustus Tolton’s life and ministry is now completed. “The next step toward declaring him a saint is in God’s … more
**Diocesan mission collection to be taken up July 20-21** Catholic missions are all about the encounter. God continues to reveal Himself through a deliberate, ongoing, mutually enriching … more
Father Jason T. Doke understands a moderator to be someone who brings unity and clear direction to people who work together for a common purpose. In his case, those people are members of the … more
What is an offering for a Mass intention? For some, their first encounter with a Mass offering is at a funeral service. There’s those piles of envelopes, obviously meant for money, with … more
SSM Health-St. Mary’s Hospitals in Jefferson City and Audrain County recently donated $25,000 to the Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri’s Disaster Relief Fund, citing a … more
The prayer card Rev. Mr. Brad T. Berhorst chose for his priestly ordination contains a startling image with words to match. The painting is of Jesus reaching down from the cross to embrace St. … more
Bishop W. Shawn McKnight released the following statement on June 13, at the close of the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ 2019 spring general assembly in Baltimore: I am returning to our Diocese … more
Father Charles Donald Pardee was aware that his earthly home was only temporary. “We are created from God’s hands,” he once wrote, “and we hope to return there forever, … more
“There was a strong and violent wind rending the mountains and crushing rocks before the Lord — but the Lord was not in the wind...” (1 Kings 19:11). Wherever God stands in … more
Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause of Father Augustus Tolton, a former Missouri slave who was the first African American diocesan priest in the United States and founder of the first black … more
To celebrate the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Father Dylan Schrader will offer Mass in the Extraordinary Form at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 28, in St. Joseph Church in Westphalia. The Mass … more
CLICK HERE TO SEE TWO GALLERIES OF PHOTOS FROM THIS EVENT. CLICK HERE TO READ A RELATED ARTICLE. Bishop W. Shawn McKnight preached the following homily on June 2 during Evening Prayer and … more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 15 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.