27 June 2022

By Helen Osman | June 27, 2022

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the download graphic Bishop’s messages Diocesan report on Synod listening sessions finalized Thank you to all…

Synthesis report of diocesan listening sessions

By Helen Osman | June 24, 2022

“The listening sessions called for by the Holy See come in the midst of a movement already occurring in the Diocese of Jefferson City — a movement to a stewardship way of life and ongoing, intentional pastoral planning to encourage the laity and clergy to engage in a co-responsible manner, which will build our parishes’ capacity as centers of charity and sanctuaries of mercy.”

Synodality: A way to be Church

By Helen Osman | June 24, 2022

… “The rural character of our diocese deserves recognition in our discernment of where we go from here. Rural life treasures the farm as a unique place for the family to unite around a common purpose and the necessity of depending on each other.”

Bishop McKnight encouraged by overturn of Roe v Wade

By Helen Osman | June 24, 2022

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v Jackson: I welcome the decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade,…

20 June 2022

By Helen Osman | June 20, 2022

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the download graphic Bishop’s messages Official appointment Msgr. Marion Makarewicz as dean of the North Deanery,…

A Catholic Guide to Sex and Intimacy (feat. Dr. Edward and Beth Sri)

By Jamie Schulte | June 15, 2022

Dr. Edward Sri and his wife Beth share some insights from their own marriage and St. John Paul II’s wisdom on how to adopt a uniquely Catholic approach to intimacy…

Announcement for “Live the Love: Mother Daughter Area” Video Series

By Jamie Schulte | June 15, 2022

Fertility Science Institute offers a unique video series for moms and daughters of different ages to learn about the amazing gift of being female. This video offers a brief summary…

13 June 2022

By Helen Osman | June 13, 2022

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the download graphic Bishop’s messages Official appointment Msgr. Marion Makarewicz as dean of the North Deanery,…

The Catholic parish in a time of violence

By Helen Osman | June 8, 2022

By Bishop W. Shawn McKnight Over these past few weeks, we have seen many serious, sad headlines and news stories reflecting a growing disrespect for the dignity of human life.…

Executive Director, Missouri Catholic Conference (MCC)

By Helen Osman | June 8, 2022

The Missouri Catholic Conference, which supports the four Catholic diocese of Missouri, is looking for its next Executive Director.  The successful candidate is appointed by the board of directors, reports…