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PHOTOS: Bishop McKnight ordained 13 permanent deacons, …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight ordains 13 men as permanent deacons at a special Mass the morning of Saturday, May 4, in the Cathedral of St. Joseph. They include: Deacon Jon Bequette, who lives in …

PHOTOS: Fr. Tolton Legacy Society Mass and …

Father Leonard Gicheru, pastor of St. Monica parish in Kansas City, and the parish’s choir visit St. Thomas More Newman Center parish in Columbia for a celebration in honor of Servant of God …

PHOTOS: Candlelight prayer service for Sri Lanka …

About 60 people attended a silent, candlelight vigil April 26 outside the St. Thomas More Newman Center on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia. They were praying and showing solidarity with …

PHOTOS: Deacon Fred Weisel's crucifix in St. Thomas …

Deacon Fred Weisel, a retired permanent deacon of the Jefferson City diocese, created the life-size wooden crucifix now displayed in the St. Thomas More Newman Center on the University of Missouri …

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 …