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Vaccines should be received, for the common good

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight has issued the following statement: Recent statements from some bishops of the Catholic Church and subsequent news stories on these statements have caused public confusion regarding the moral implications of Catholics using the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. I affirm what the Holy See, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Missouri…

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1 March 2021

Join us for a Novena in Honor of St. Joseph, praying for Pope Francis, supporting the Catholic Relief Services, and more…

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15 February 2021

As we enter the sacred season of Lent, this Monday Morning Memo is chockfull of resources for Lent, info on the Rite of Election, and more.

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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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Infirm Priest Fund Collection (Assessed)

To maintain a reserve fund for out-of-the-ordinary health needs of diocesan priests not covered by health insurance.

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Catholic Relief Services and Development (3 in 1) Collection

To help needy, sick and hungry overseas; support the administration and works of the Holy Father; support work of sacred shrines and Church in the Holy Land.

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Parish News

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

By Helen Osman | 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…

Preventing email and text scams

By Helen Osman | February 24, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY — The Diocese of Jefferson City warns the public of what appears to be an ongoing phishing scam involving emails and texts purportedly from priests or parish/Chancery staff. This scam has hit many parishes across the United States. The email or text purports to be from a person the target knows, such as one’s…

Diocesan Review Board meets

By Helen Osman | February 17, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY — The membership of the Diocesan Review Board met Jan. 26, 2019 for an orientation session. The board, which is comprised of 17 appointed members and three staff from the Diocese of Jefferson City, is a confidential, consultative body for Bishop Shawn McKnight. The board advises Bishop McKnight on policies and responses to allegations…

Leadership Roundtable

By Helen Osman | February 14, 2019

Dear Friends in Christ and Partners in Ministry, Bishop McKnight has, in consultation with both lay and ordained diocesan leaders, decided that the time is right for us to get an Assessment of the current functional state of the diocesan chancery and the diocese.  This Assessment will be conducted with the help of an experienced…

Bishop McKnight’s letter to the faithful and clergy

By rcampbell | August 19, 2018

Thank you to all the pastors who graciously read this letter, in English and Spanish, at Masses the weekend of Aug. 18-19. May we all pray for healing in the Church and for those affected by clergy sexual abuse.