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Afternoon of Prayer for our Church and Nation

September 18, 2020

Eucharistic Celebration of Divine Mercy October 17, 2020 St. Joseph Cathedral, 2305 W. Main St., Jefferson City, MO Join us from 12:00-3:00 p.m. for an afternoon of Spiritual Refreshment and prayer offered for our Church and Nation featuring Father Anthony Viviano and the music of Donna Cori. Will begin with a Eucharistic and Marian Procession…

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9/16 Cathedral Kids

September 16, 2020

FACTS Student Billing Dear Parents, We implemented our new FACTS financial system this year. All school fees are posted to your student’s FACTS account. Once you’ve logged into FACTS, there’s a Financial tab on the left side of the screen. Once you’ve clicked Financial, you’ll see Prepay Accounts, Balances and Financial Links. Lunch/breakfast charges are…

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9/11 Cathedral Kids

September 11, 2020

School in Session September 25 Parents, Sept. 25 (Friday) was previously scheduled as a regional professional development day. Please note a calendar change, as students will now be IN ATTENDANCE for regular hours. High School After School Care Help If you have a high school student with an 8th-hour study hall who would like to…

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8/31 Cathedral Kids

August 31, 2020

Life Runners MISSION: Pray, fundraise, and run/walk as a TEAM until we Cross the finish line that ends abortion.  VALUES: Keep the Faith, Respect Life from Conception to Natural Death, Run so as to Win.  TEAM: Over 5,000 runners/walkers ages 1-101 in all 50 states and 29 countries Calling all walkers, runners, and pro-life staff/…

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National search announced for new president of Fr. Tolton Catholic High School, Columbia

April 1, 2019

COLUMBIA — Bishop Shawn McKnight, bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City, announced today a national search for the next president of Fr. Tolton Catholic High School. The school, which opened its doors in 2011, currently has 262 students in grades nine through 12. The national search will be coordinated by School Sisters of Notre…

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Ad limina: an opportunity to cross a threshold

March 8, 2019

By Bishop Shawn McKnight Next January, I will be making a special trip to Rome, along with other bishops from Missouri and some adjoining states. We have been invited to make our “ad limina” visit to the Holy See. The Latin phrase refers to one of the primary reasons for the visit, to pray at…

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Ending the culture of clericalism

January 25, 2019

By Bishop W. Shawn McKnight Click here to see a video of Bishop McKnight and Chancery staff members leading a Rosary for healing and protection for people affected by sexual abuse. At the conclusion of the retreat earlier this month convoked by our Holy Father, Pope Francis, for the bishops of the United States in light…

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Fr. Tolton Catholic HS receives million-dollar gift

January 22, 2019

COLUMBIA — Bishop Shawn McKnight, bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City, announced Jan. 22, 2019, that an anonymous donor has given one million dollars to Fr. Tolton Catholic High School to assist in its debt relief. The donor’s intention is that the gift will inspire other friends of the school to support the school’s…

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The dignity of human life and the observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 21, 2019

Bishop Shawn McKnight Last week I celebrated Mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph with pilgrims from our diocese as they began their trip for the March for Life.  I told them I was proud of them for their enthusiasm to witness the beauty of our Catholic faith as seen in our profound respect for…

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Sedalia’s Sacred Heart Catholic School to benefit from million dollar gift to Diocese

January 18, 2019

SEDALIA – Sacred Heart Catholic School will benefit from an anonymous donation of one million dollars to be used in tuition assistance. Bishop Shawn McKnight made the announcement Jan. 18, 2019 at a Mass at Sacred Heart Parish. “This endowment, given to the Diocese of Jefferson City, will enable families in Sedalia to provide an…

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