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Cindy Schlueter dropped by a recently resettled Afghan family’s home in Columbia, with clippers to trim up the boys’ hair. The parents and children were kneeling on their colorful … more
The apostle Paul encourages us to pray without ceasing (1 Thessalonians 5:17). That is possible when we begin our morning with prayer and ask the Lord to show us how to act, what to say and how to … more
For many years, the tree in front of St. George School in Linn has been part of the landscape, something that might have been taken for granted. Now, however, the area has been transformed as the … more
Help is on the way for pastors, principals, parish bookkeepers and all others who have a hand in hiring, managing and compensating the 2,000 Church employees in the Jefferson City … more
Deacon Gene Kazmierczak, a deacon of the Jefferson City diocese and recently retired hospital chaplain in Columbia, offered the following message to fellow parishioners of St. Thomas More Newman … more
Sister Anne Boessen of the School Sisters of Notre Dame  (SSND) had a clear vision of what her golden years of religious life would be like. The St. Thomas native dreamed of gazing at the … more
SCROLL THE ARROWS to see more photos. Members of St. Cecilia Parish in Meta pitched in on the First Weekend of Advent to keep a community tradition going for yet another year. They gathered on … more
One of Helias Catholic High School’s band directors will be marching in this year’s Pasadena Tournament of Roses Rose Parade on New Year’s Day. So will his dad. “We hope … more
Bob Simon did not know that his pastor’s beautiful Nativity set was a priceless gift from the priest’s parents in Heppenheim, Germany. He only knew that it was beautiful and that he … more
CLICK HERE to see a gallery of photos from this event from St. Patrick School’s The Emerald Press. On Saturday Dec. 11, St. Patrick Parish in Rolla hosted a prayer service and celebration of … more
There is a glow in the air at the National Shrine of Mary, Mother of the Church in Laurie. It is not just radiating from the thousands of bulbs that now illuminate the 30-acre outdoor Shrine on … more
Marley Corpe and a group of friends new and old were out getting lunch during this year’s National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) in Indianapolis. They came upon a bride-to-be and her … more
The pastor of Holy Family Parish in Hannibal and St. Joseph Parish in Palmyra and moderator for spiritual formation for the Jefferson City diocese offers the following message for Advent: We are … more
Hopeful vigilance pervaded a prayerful rally outside the Missouri Supreme Court Building Dec. 1. It was the day oral arguments were presented before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could … more
As the new Liturgical Year begins with this Advent season, the people entrusted with various aspects of diocesan ministries are expressing gratitude for all who support the Catholic Stewardship … more
Juanita Kunzler coached, directed, performed and taught music for decades before she stepped away from the field last month. No matter where her assignments took her, her parish leaders always … more
Breaking the silence, the sisters breathed deeply. Then with ever so much control, they started singing in perfect unison. Without a word being spoken, the sisters intuitively knew what Mother … more
CLICK HERE to see a gallery of related photos. CLICK HERE to see another gallery of related photos. Stones bearing names once lost to history are being brought to light. Volunteers have … more
Advent is a good time for an examination of conscience and to receive the sacrament of reconciliation in preparation for the celebration of the Incarnation of Jesus Christ. Here is a partial list of … more
Now is the time to make time to prepare the heart and mind for Christmas. “If we don’t plan ahead and commit to finding meaningful ways through all of the busyness of the season to … more
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