PHOTOS: Presentation of papal honors to Sr. Jean Dietrich SSND and Brother Steven Schonhoff FSC

Also, installation of John Knight as president of Helias Catholic High School, Oct. 14, 2021


Bishop W. Shawn McKnight celebrates an all-school Mass in the James Rackers Fieldhouse at Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City on Oct. 14. During the Mass, he presented on behalf of Pope Francis the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice medal to Sister Jean Dietrich of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, a longtime administrator at the school, and Brother Steven Schonhoff of the De la Salle Christian Brothers, a longtime faculty member, for their service to the Church. The bishop also ceremonially vested John Knight, the school’s new president, with a presidential medallion. Concelebrants included Father Stephen Jones, part-time chaplain for the school; Father Donald Antweiler, pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Jefferson City; and Father Robert Fields, pastor of St. Michael Parish in Kahoka and Shrine of St. Patrick Parish in St. Patrick. (57 photos)