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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 …

PHOTOS: Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School …

Members of Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School’s Class of 2018 attend the school’s Baccalaureate Mass with their families and the school’s faculty and administration May 15 in …

PHOTOS: Sacred Heart High School 2018 Baccalaureate …

  Family members, friends, instructors and administrators of Sacred Heart High School in Sedalia join the Class of 2018 at this year’s Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, May 11, in Sacred …

PHOTOS: Cinco de Mayo soccer tournament and Mass

The diocesan offices of Hispanic and Cross Cultural Ministries and Youth Ministry organized a family soccer tournament at Cosmopolitan Park in Columbia, within sight of Our Lady of Lourdes Church. …

PHOTOS: Fr. Tolton Legacy Society celebration

ARTICLE: Fr. Tolton celebration points to grace, unity, inspiration

PHOTOS: Ground-breaking for the expansion of Our Lady …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop Emeritus John R. Gaydos, Father Christopher Cordes of Our Lady of Lourdes parish, Father Francis Doyle of Sacred Heart parish, Dominican Father Richard Litzau of …

PHOTOS: Renovation of St. Mary parish in Milan

Work was recenlty completed on the interior renovation of St. Mary Church in Milan. Click here for an article about the renovation. 

PHOTOS: Mass of the Holy Chrism

Hundreds of laypeople joined Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City; Bishop Emeritus John R. Gaydos, who led the Jefferson City diocese for 20 years; Bishop Joseph N. Perry, auxiliary bishop of …

PHOTOS: Bishop McKnight leads Missouri House in prayer

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City makes his first visit to the Missouri House of Representatives March 15, leading the prayer at the beginning of the day’s session and greeting several …

PHOTOS: Bishop McKnight installs 18 acolytes

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City installed 19 men from parishes throughout the diocese as acolytes, an important step in their preparation for becoming permanent deacons, during Mass on …

PHOTOS: Rite of Election and Call to Continuing …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight welcomed people from parishes all over the diocese who are preparing to be initiated into the Church at Easter, during the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion …

PHOTOS: Ordination and Installation of Bishop W. Shawn …

Additional photos from before, during and after the Ordination Mass.

PHOTOS: Ordination and Installation of Bishop W. Shawn …

Additional photos from before, during and after the Ordination Mass.

PHOTOS: Ordination and Installation of Bishop W. Shawn …

The Rite of Ordination; praying of the Litany of Saints while the new bishop lies prostrate before the altar; laying on of hands by Archbishop Carlson and the other bishops and archbishops; two …