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The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, makes the following appointments:   *** RETIREMENTS ***    Reverend John W. Groner, acceptance of resignation … more
Citing significantly lower infection rates, increased access to government-approved vaccines and the centrality of the Eucharist in Catholic life, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight is summoning the faithful … more
CLICK HERE to see a gallery of photos from this event. “Genuflecting can be a great workout!” Maddie Greenway and about 1,200 other sixth- and seventh-graders learned that and many … more
A group of seminarians were on a nine-week pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Alone one morning in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Rev. Mr. Derek Hooper lay prostrate at the place where Jesus died on … more
The Church is for sinners, not just saints. There’s a fine distinction between the two. “Saints are what you get when sinners have an encounter with Christ,” said Maureen … more
This is the first of two articles by the chairman of the diocesan Liturgical Commission about a recent document from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on evaluating hymn lyrics. On Dec. 10, … more
A significant amount of the funding for the diocesan Communications Office’s digital evangelization work and efforts to help parishes become more responsive to their parishioners’ needs … more
SCROLL THE ARROWS on the photo to see a map of the new deaneries.  The work of the Church can be likened to a great mediaeval cathedral. Dozens of soaring, vaulted arches point toward … more
It stands apart. The colors and design of the Jefferson City diocese’s new Coat of Arms are unmistakable. “The central component is the cross, the instrument of our … more
Racism continues to contaminate society and the Church. Three guilty verdicts against a former Minneapolis police officer in last May’s death of George Floyd do not change that. “In … more
CLICK HERE to see a gallery of photos from this event. “Where are you going? Where are you headed?” Those were the Blessed Mother’s first words to St. Juan Diego during one … more
Merciful like the Father. Merciful like the Son. “All of our past sins against God and one another have been nailed to the cross; so now is the time for us to practice the mercy we have … more
CLICK HERE to see a gallery of photos from the Chrism Mass. CLICK HERE for an archive of livestream broadcasts of the Chrism Mass and Masses for Holy Week and Easter in the Cathedral of St. … more
Parishes in the Jefferson City diocese are taking steps toward life after COVID-19, but vigilance remains necessary to prevent a new surge of infections. Therefore, the dispensation from in-person … more
Whereas guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Government advises: 1) the more frequently a surface is touched by multiple people, the more frequently it should be … more
Whereas the common good demands that the public health requirements and recommendations of the state are to be observed whenever possible; and   Whereas the Congregation for Divine Worship … more
Bishop W. Shawn Mc-Knight of Jefferson City is calling on Catholics to inoculate themselves from the coronavirus, using any vaccine provided by healthcare officials. “In the current … more
CLICK HERE to read a related article. Bishop W. Shawn McKnight opened his breviary up to the new volume for Lent and Easter, and out fell a crinkled piece of paper. It was a copy of a St. … more
Scott Watts has some advice for people who attend the Jefferson City diocese’s third annual Day of Prayer for Vocations on Saturday, March 20, in Jefferson City.  Plan on being part of … more
CLICK HERE to see a gallery of photos from this event. CLICK HERE to read a related article. Jane Weiland is counting down the days to when she’ll get to receive Holy Communion with her … more
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