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Bishop W. Shawn McKnight issues decree to promote public safety and well-being

JEFFERSON CITY — Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of the Diocese of Jefferson City has issued a decree which restricts the type of public gatherings in the 95 parishes of the diocese. The decree is for April 1-30, and limits access of the diocesan campuses — although lessons are continuing through remote learning for students in the diocesan schools.

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Decree On Pastoral Activities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The following decree was issued by Bishop W. Shawn McKnight on March 31, 2020. It is effective April 1-30, 2020.

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30 March 2020

Today’s Monday Morning Memo offers recommendations on how parishes can continue their ministry in a time of “shelter at home/safe at work” recommendations.

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DIOCESAN EVENTS

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

January 1: The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is a Holy Day of Obligation in the Catholic Church. Check Mass times at your local parish.

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Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

January 1: The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is a Holy Day of Obligation in the Catholic Church. Check Mass times at your local parish.

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Assumption of Mary

Holy Day of Obligation. Check Mass times at your local parish.

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Parish News

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Decree On Pastoral Activities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Marie Wiskirchen | April 1, 2020

April 1, 2020 | Public Health Concerns The following decree was issued by Bishop W. Shawn McKnight on March 31, 2020. It is effective April 1-30, 2020. In light of the guidance from the United States Federal Government, the State of Missouri, the directives of county health officials, the special Decree from the Congregation of…

“How to Get the Most Out of Mass”

By Marie Wiskirchen | March 26, 2020

Dr. Scott Hahn takes us through the awesome grandeur of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, from the entrance song to the dismissal. With great clarity, he takes us through a basic outline of the structure of the Mass, explaining how the Sacred Liturgy transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary and the earthly into the…

Pope Francis’ Prayer Request

By Marie Wiskirchen | March 23, 2020

Dear brothers and sisters, In these trying days, while humanity trembles due to the threat of the pandemic, I would like to propose to all Christians that together we lift our voices towards Heaven. I invite all the Heads of the Churches and the leaders of every Christian community, together with all Christian of the…

Bishop McKnight’s Message to Stewards

By Marie Wiskirchen | March 23, 2020

Complimentary Access to Magnificat

By Marie Wiskirchen | March 20, 2020

Dear Cathedral Family, During these difficult times, we all continue to look for ways to remain close to Jesus, his Blessed Mother, and his Church. In addition to its online edition, MAGNIFICAT is now offering complimentary access to its iOS and Android Apps throughout May. To register for free access in English, visit www.magnificat.com/free. For free…

Letter from Fr. Nelen

By Marie Wiskirchen | March 18, 2020

Dear friends in Christ, As per Bishop McKnight’s announcement this morning, I want to make sure we get the word out to our parishioners as best we can. Here is the information which I want to make sure you are aware of: 1) All public Masses are suspended at the Cathedral beginning Wednesday, March 18th…

Public Health Concerns

By Marie Wiskirchen | March 17, 2020

A message from Bishop W. Shawn McKnight Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, I know you join me in concern for all who are being affected by the rapid spread of the coronavirus. Today, I am announcing that all public Masses will be suspended in the Diocese of Jefferson City, beginning on Wednesday, March 18…

Vocations Committee Meeting Minutes

By Marie Wiskirchen | March 13, 2020

Tuesday, March 3 , 2020 Opening Prayer Louie Delk led the opening prayer.   Roll Call In attendance:  Louie Delk, Ginny Bockwinkel, Mary Ann Young, Carol Hartman, Dena Brand, and John Poepsel. Approval of Minutes The previous meeting minutes were approved. IV.   Report on Ongoing Activities Weddings: There was no wedding in the month of…