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PHOTOS: Chrism Mass 2020

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight and two priests of the Jefferson City diocese celebrate the Chrism Mass, at which the bishop blesses and consecrates the oils that will be used in sacramental ministry …

Random Acts of Kindness Week and Mix It Up for Lunch

CLICK HERE to read a related article.  Students at St. Peter Interparish School in Jefferson City celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week and "Mix It Up For Lunch" on Friday, Feb. 21. They …

PHOTOS: Mass for Ash Wednesday, Church of the …

CLICK HERE to read a related article. Father Austin Okoli, pastor of Church of the Resurrection parish in Wellsville, St. Joseph parish in Martinsburg, Immaculate Conception parish in Montgomery …

PHOTOS: Blessing the new bell tower at St. Jude in …

CLICK HERE to read a related article. Bishop W. Shawn McKnight offers Mass and blesses the new bell tower at St. Jude Church in Richland. Father John Groner, pastor, sprinkles holy water on the …

PHOTOS: Celebrating the Four Pillars of Stewardship at …

Students at Holy Family School in Hannibal have been learning about the Four Pillars of Catholic Stewardship — formation, hospitality, prayer and service — since the start of the present …

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2020 Pilgrimage for Life to …

Photos from various parish and school social media feeds in the Jefferson City diocese

PHOTOS: Midwest March for Life, part 1

CLICK HERE to see another gallery of photos from this event.  Hundreds of people from all over the state testify to the inviolable sanctity of all human life, including pre-born human …

PHOTOS: Midwest March for Life, part 2

Hundreds of people from all over the state testify to the inviolable sanctity of all human life, including pre-born human life, the 10th annual Midwest March for Life in Jefferson City Feb. 1. …

PHOTOS: Bishop McKnight's pilgrimage to India

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight City and Father Alex Ekka lead a pilgrimage to the Diocese of Jashpur, India, which has been a partner in mission with the Jefferson City diocese since 2012. With Bishop …

PHOTOS: Rorate Mass by candlelight before dawn

Father Jeremy Secrist elevates the Most Blessed Sacrament while celebrating a Rorate Mass by candlelight before dawn on Saturday, Dec. 21. The Rorate Mass is an ancient Catholic tradition for the …

PHOTOS: 2019 Nativity at the Capitol

Choirs and accompanists from St. Francis Xavier School in Taos and Helios Catholic High School in Jefferson City close out the second hour of this year’s Nativity at the Capitol event, held on …

PHOTOS: St. Peter parish Holy Name Society Veterans …

The annual Holy Name Society Veterans Day Mass and Service at St. Peter Church has been a Capital City tradition for over 60 years.  (64 photos)

PHOTOS: Bp. McKnight ordains five permanent deacons, …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight ordains Deacon Pedro Almazan, Deacon Edwin Pacheco, Deacon Santos Rubio, Deacon Jeronimo Chinchilla and Deacon Enrique Castro as permanent deacons for the Jefferson City …

PHOTOS: Bp. McKnight ordains five permanent deacons, …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight ordains Deacon Pedro Almazan, Deacon Edwin Pacheco, Deacon Santos Rubio, Deacon Jeronimo Chinchilla and Deacon Enrique Castro as permanent deacons for the Jefferson City …

PHOTOS: Missouri Catholic Conference 2019 Annual …

About 350 Catholics from all over Missouri join the state’s Roman Catholic bishops in the Capitol Oct. 6 for the Missouri Catholic Conference’s 24th Annual Assembly. The theme for this …

PHOTOS: Public Rosary in the Square rally in …

Members of Immaculate Conception parish in Owensville pray the Rosary together next to a busy intersection at noon on Oct. 12. This Public Rosary in the Square rally was one of thousands of Rosary …

PHOTOS: Guadalupe Circle 60th anniversary …

Members of the Guadalupe Circle, a Jefferson City-area women’s faith and fellowship group named in honor of the Blessed Mother under her title of Our Lady of Guadalupe, gather at St. Joseph …