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It’s not just about the sacrament; it’s about communion

By Bishop W. Shawn McKnight It’s not just about the Sacrament of Holy Communion; it’s about the communion of the Church. There’s been much interest in whether the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) intends to restrict some politicians from receiving Holy Communion, based upon our Church’s pro-life teachings. Church (canon) law, however, states…

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14 June 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the gold buttons. Click on to open our folder with all graphics for use in parish print or digital resources. Bishop’s messages Co-Responsibility of Stewardship Last week, I had the opportunity to reflect on how a spirituality of stewardship encourages co-responsibility,…

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7 June 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the gold buttons. Click on to open our folder with all graphics for use in parish print or digital resources. Bishop’s messages Parish staff enrichment All parish staff involved in administrative functions are invited to an orientation session hosted by the…

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DIOCESAN EVENTS

The Solemnity of All Saints

November 1 | The Solemnity of All Saints Day (All Saints Day) is a Holy Day of Obligation. Check Mass times at your local parish.

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Diocesan Mission Collection

To support diocesan mission projects and efforts in Peru, India, and Africa. In lieu of additional second collections, funds collected in this appeal also supports national mission projects and efforts in Latin America, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe, Catholic Near East Welfare Association and Society of the Propagation of the Faith.

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Seminarian Formation and Priest Retirement Collection (Assessed)

To form and educate diocesan seminarians (candidates for priesthood) and clergy and to provide for the retirement needs of retired diocesan priests who offered their lives in priestly ministry and service.

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Parish News

Stay connected with our parish by enjoying these latest news items

Biking for Babies

By Marie Wiskirchen |

  Biking for Babies, a pro-life organization connecting young adults with a passion for athletics to raising awareness and support for pregnancy resource centers, will cycle into Jefferson City on Friday, July 16. The missionaries will attend Mass at the Cathedral at 5:00 p.m. and would love to visit with parishioners and share their passion…

New School Administrators

By Marie Wiskirchen |

We are excited to announce our new administrative team for the 21-22 school year. Gina Bailey was named principal of the school in May. She is a familiar face around the school as she spent 10 years in the classroom and the past 6 years as the assistant principal and preschool director. Under her leadership,…

Priestly Ordination

By Marie Wiskirchen |

Participate remotely in the ordination Mass for Deacon Hooper. The Mass will be livestreamed on Saturday, June 5, at 10:00 a.m. at https://vimeo.com/554373748. His first Mass of Thanksgiving at the Cathedral of St. Joseph will be livestreamed at https://vimeo.com/556212062 on June 6 at 1:30 PM (corrected time)

Memorial Day Mass

By Marie Wiskirchen |

Bishop McKnight will be celebrating a Memorial Day Mass at 9 a.m. in the Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum.  In lieu of the Mass at the Cathedral, we invite you to attend the Mass at the Mausoleum.

12th Annual Golf Tournament

By Marie Wiskirchen |

Date: August 6, 2021 Course: Redfield Golf Course, Eugene Cost: $500 per team/$125 Per Player Lunch: 11:00 | Tee Off: 12:30 Tournament will be capped at the 1st 34 teams confirmed.

Book Club

By Marie Wiskirchen |

Join a new women’s book club to discuss the book Making Choices, by Peter Kreeft. Meeting times and dates will be set by the group. If interested in a weeknight meeting, contact Rachel Barfield at rbarfield@genesisjcmo.com. If you are interested in a Saturday morning group, contact Julie Gramlich at julie.g@cathedraljc.org.

Updated Decree

By Marie Wiskirchen |

Lifting the general dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on days of precept, and abrogating requirements, restrictions, and special allowances of previous DECREES for the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full Decree here.

Bake Sale

By Marie Wiskirchen |

NCYC FUNDRAISER – Support our youth attending NCYC this November!  Participants are hosting a bake sale after the Masses on May 22-23.  Show your support and indulge with some fresh baked goodies!