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PHOTOS: Chrism Mass, Part 1

Consecrated religious and hundreds of laypeople joined Bishop W. Shawn McKnight, retired Bishop John R. Gaydos and the priests and deacons of the Jefferson City diocese at the Mass of the Holy …

PHOTOS: Chrism Mass, Part 2

Consecrated religious and hundreds of laypeople joined Bishop W. Shawn McKnight, retired Bishop John R. Gaydos and the priests and deacons of the Jefferson City diocese at the Mass of the Holy …

PHOTOS: Bishop McKnight blesses renovated Sacred Heart …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight blesses newly renovated Sacred Heart Church in Eldon during Mass on March 9. Concelebrating priests included Father Alexander Gabriel, pastor of the Eldon parish and of Our …

PHOTOS: Ninth annual Midwest March for Life, Part …

Hundreds of people from throughout Missouri and beyond take part in the ninth annual Midwest March for Life from St. Peter Church through downtown Jefferson City to the State Capitol on Feb. 2. The …

PHOTOS: Ninth annual Midwest March for Life, Part …

Hundreds of people from throughout Missouri and beyond take part in the ninth annual Midwest March for Life from St. Peter Church through downtown Jefferson City to the State Capitol on Feb. 2. The …

PHOTOS: Send off for the 2019 Pilgrimage for Life

About 270 pilgrims representing about 15 groups from throughout the Jefferson City diocese disembarked aboard five buses this morning for the National Mass and Prayer Vigil for Life and the 46th …

PHOTOS: Mass for Epiphany in Cedron

Father Tony Rinaldo, pastor of St. Andrew parish in Tipton and Annunciation parish in Cedron, offers Mass for the Vigil of the Epiphany of Our Lord on Jan. 5, 2019. Former parishioners from near and …

PHOTOS: Christmas Eve Mass and 50th anniversary of the …

CLICK HERE to read a related article. Bishop W. Shawn McKnight’s first Christmas Eve Mass as bishop of Jefferson City coincided with the 50th anniversary of the first Mass in the Cathedral …

PHOTOS: Tree of Life blessing, Mass

Father Gregory Meystrik, pastor of St. Aloysius parish in Argyle and diocesan moderator of the curia, offered Sunday afternoon Mass for the SSM St. Mary's Auxiliary on the Third Sunday of Advent …

PHOTOS: Bishop Emeritus John R. Gaydos 50th priestly …

Bishop Emeritus John R. Gaydos, a St. Louis native who led the Diocese of Jefferson City from 1997 to 2017, celebrated the 50th anniversary of his priestly ordination with Mass in the Cathedral of …

PHOTOS: Bishop Emeritus John R. Gaydos 50th priestly …

Bishop Emeritus John R. Gaydos, a St. Louis native who led the Diocese of Jefferson City from 1997 to 2017, celebrated the 50th anniversary of his priestly ordination with Mass in the Cathedral of …

PHOTOS: Closing Mass for St. Martha in Wayland -- Part …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight joins Father Robert Fields, administrator, and other concelebrating priests at the altar for the final Mass at the Mission of St. Martha in Wayland. The parish pastoral …

PHOTOS: Closing Mass for St. Martha in Wayland -- Part …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight joins Father Robert Fields, administrator, and other concelebrating priests at the altar for the final Mass at the Mission of St. Martha in Wayland. The parish pastoral …

PHOTOS: Angel Procession at SSM St. Mary's …

Children of hospital employees and medical staff take part in this year’s Angel Procession, an annual tradition at SSM St. Mary’s Hospital-Jefferson City, on Dec. 2. Dressed as angels, …

PHOTOS: 150th anniversary, Assumption parish, Morrison

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight joins concelebrating priests Father David Means, pastor of Most Pure Heart of Mary parish in Chamois and Assumption parish in Morrison, and Father Fredrick Elskamp, and many …

PHOTOS: 150th anniversary celebration, St. Patrick in …

Past and present parishioners, their friends and their families gather in Laurie to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of St. Patrick parish. A horse-drawn cart carrying Father John …

PHOTOS: Blessing of the Animals in Taos

Students and friends of St. Francis Xavier School in Taos gather outside the parish church with Father Michael Penn, pastor, for a prayer service and blessing of pets and other animals on Oct. 5, the …