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PHOTOS: Ordination and Installation of Bishop W. Shawn …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight is escorted to the bishop's chair in the cathedral; fellow bishops and archbishops exchange a sign of peace with him; members of the Diocesan Pastoral Council present the …

PHOTOS: Ordination and Installation of Bishop W. Shawn …

The Eucharistic Prayer; Holy Communion; Bishop McKnight blesses everyone in the cathedral; the new bishop gives a message; the recessional.

PHOTOS: Ordination and Installation of Bishop W. Shawn …

Bishops in the Alphonse J. Schwartze Memorial Catholic Center; deacons, priests and bishops and members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem gather outside the cathedral; …

PHOTOS: Bishop-elect McKnight prays, has fellowship …

Bishop-elect W. Shawn McKnight prays Midday Prayer in the chapel of the Alphonse J. Schwartze Memorial Catholic Center in Jefferson City on Feb. 5 with religious sisters, priests and a brother serving in the Jefferson City diocese. Then, after greetings outside the chapel, they adjourned to lunch for fellowship and a slightly belated celebration of the World Day of Consecrated Life. This was one of several prayer-centered events leading up to his Feb. 6 ordination and installation as the fourth bishop of the diocese.

PHOTOS: Solemn Vespers with Bishop-elect W. Shawn …

Bishop-elect W. Shawn McKnight leads the praying of Solemn Vespers with fellow bishops and priests, dignitaries and members of the local Church Feb. 5, the night before his ordination and …

PHOTOS: Bishop-elect McKnight prays Evening Prayer …

Bishop-elect W. Shawn McKnight prays Evening Prayer with Bishop Emeritus John R. Gaydos and the priests of the Jefferson City diocese on Sunday, Feb. 4, in St. Peter Church in Jefferson City. Afterward, they gathered for fellowship in the parish rectory. This was one of several prayer-centered events leading up to his Feb. 6 ordination and installation as the fourth bishop of Jefferson City.

PHOTOS: Bishop McKnight prays the Rosary with deacons …

Bishop-elect W. Shawn McKnight prays and meditates on the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary with permanent deacons, deacon candidates, and their wives the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 4, at Father Tolton …