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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 …

PHOTOS: 40 Days for Life prayer vigil

Participants in the 40 Days for Life Campaign pray on the sidewalk outside the Columbia Planned Parenthood as EWTN Global Catholic Network Capitol Hill Correspondent Jason Calvi delivers a report …

PHOTOS: Fr. Schrader offers sung Mass in the …

CLICK HERE to read an article about this event. Father Dylan Schrader, pastor of St. Brendan parish in Mexico, who is Bishop W. Shawn McKnight’s episcopal delegate for Mass in the …

PHOTOS: Fall Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of …

Several hundred pilgrims from as far as St. Louis and Kansas City take part in this year's Fall Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows in Starkenburg. The day included Adoration of the Most …

PHOTOS: 40 Days for Life "Cast the Vision" event

CLICK HERE TO READ AN ARTICLE ABOUT THIS EVENT.  Bishop W. Shawn McKnight joins an audience of over 100 to hear 40 Days for Life president and co-founder Shawn Carney talk about some of the …

PHOTOS: 180th anniversary Mass for former Cedron …

About 140 people attend Mass with Father Tony Rinaldo, pastor of St. Andrew parish in Tipton and Annunciation parish in California, in Assumption Church in Cedron the afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 12. …

PHOTOS: CHRISTpower retreat Eucharistic Procession

The participants and organizers of this year's CHRISTpower retreat for high-school teens, take part in a procession of the Most Blessed Sacrament through the neighborhood around Helias Catholic High …

PHOTOS: Bishop McKnight visits St. Peter in Jefferson …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight offers Mass in St. Peter Church in Jefferson City June 30 in commemoration of the Feast of Ss. Peter and Paul and to bless the recently renovated Selinger Centre next door to …

PHOTOS: Helias Catholic High School graduation

The 178 members of Helias Catholic High School's Class of 2018 celebrated their graduation during Commencement Exercises May 20 in their school fieldhouse. Bishop W. Shawn McKnight gave the keynote …

PHOTOS: St. Mary's Auxiliary Ice Cream Social

The lunch hour was busy during the St. Mary Auxiliary's 61st annual Ice Cream Social in Jefferson City. 

PHOTOS: Bishop McKnight dedicates renewed St. George …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight dedicates the renovated St. George Church in Linn during Mass on June 17, 2018. The rituals include blessing the holy water; sprinkling the holy water on the new altar, ambo, …

PHOTOS: Bishop McKnight blesses Catholic Charities' …

In the company of Bishop Emeritus John R. Gaydos; Catholic Charities board and staff members and donors; diocesan Chancery staff members; and representatives of SSM St. Mary's Hospital, Bishop W. …

PHOTOS: Bishop McKnight gets to know young Catholic …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight and several priests gather with a group of young adults from the diocese for prayer and fellowship. (61 photos) Click here to read a related article.  

PHOTOS: Corpus Christi procession in Westphalia

Members and friends of St. Joseph parish in Westphalia take part in an outdoor procession of the Most Blessed Sacrament after Mass on Sunday, June 3, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood …

PHOTOS: Bishop McKnight visits National Shrine of …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight makes his first pilgrimage and pastoral visit to the National Shrine of Mary, Mother of the Church, in Laurie to offer Mass on May 21, which Pope Francis recently declared to …

PHOTOS: Sacred Heart parish Pentecost celebration

Members and friends of Sacred Heart parish in Columbia gather for a multicultural Mass on the Vigil of Pentecost Sunday. The parish is the spiritual home to people from many nations, ethnicities and …

PHOTOS: Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School …

2018’s senior class graduates from Father Tolton Regional Catholic High School in Columbia during a May 18 ceremony in the school’s fieldhouse. Bernard Naumann, the school’s …