The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, makes the following appointments:
Reverend Ernest Dike, in residence at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Columbia, and to assist with coverage for priests.
This appointment is effective December 15, 2021
Reverend William L. Korte, from Parochial Administrator of St. Anthony of Padua Parish, St. Anthony and to continue as Pastor of St. Lawrence Parish, St. Elizabeth.
This appointment is effective November 4, 2021.
Reverend Ignitius Nimwesiga, to Parochial Administrator of St. Anthony of Padua Parish, St. Anthony, and to continue as Assistant Pastor of Cathedral of St. Joseph Parish, and part-time Chaplain at Helias Catholic High School, both in Jefferson City, and as an intern in the Catholic Schools Office at the Chancery.
This appointment is effective November 5, 2021.
Deacon Kent D. Boettger, has departed the Diocese of Jefferson City and consequently all faculties, permissions and ministries granted have ceased.
This action is effective from September 27, 2021.
Deacon L. Michael Long, to medical early retirement, continuing with faculties for service under the direction of his pastor.
This appointment is effective from September 27, 2021.
Given at the Chancery this 5th day of November 2021.
Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, S.T.D.
Bishop of Jefferson City
Very Reverend Jason T. Doke, S.T.L.