17 January 2022

By Helen Osman | January 17, 2022

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the download graphic Bishop’s messages Synod listening sessions Listening sessions for the universal Synod 2021-2023 for our diocese are scheduled from Jan. 25-Feb. 26, both in person and via Zoom. Please encourage people to participate in this unique opportunity. Graphics in…

Martin Luther King Jr: living together

By Helen Osman | January 17, 2022

Statement from Bishop W. Shawn McKnight on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Nearly 60 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. visited St. Louis twice, in March 1964 and again that October, days before he received the Nobel Prize for Peace. During his sermon at the Episcopalian Christ Church Cathedral in downtown St. Louis in March…

10 January 2022

By Helen Osman | January 10, 2022

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the download graphic Bishop’s messages Synod listening sessions Listening sessions for the universal Synod 2021-2023 for our diocese are scheduled from Jan. 25-Feb. 13, both in person and via Zoom. Please encourage people to begin praying for Synod 2021-2023, using this…

Seminarians 2021-2022

By Ashley Wiskirchen | January 6, 2022

Please find the Seminarian Directory for the Diocese of Jefferson City below. Inquiries about seminarians can be sent to: followme@diojeffcity.org. Theology IIMr. Christopher HoffmannHome Parish: St. Vincent de Paul (Sedalia)Seminary: Pontifical College Josephinum(PCJ)Birthdate: May 31 Theology IIMr. Phillip NovotnyHome Parish: St. Thomas More Newman Center (Columbia)Seminary: Pontificial College Josephinum (PCJ)Birthdate: July 15 Pre-TheologyMr. Bryce SmithHP:…

Totus Tuus Missionaries

By Helen Osman | January 5, 2022

The Diocese of Jefferson City Youth Office is seeking Totus Tuus missionaries for summer 2022. The position requires a young adult active in your Catholic faith and a desire to share the Gospel with others. You will need to be available June 1 through July 30 (with a mid summer break for the July 4th…

Intención mensual del Obispo para febrero

By Helen Osman | January 5, 2022

Por aquellos que están enfermos, deprimidos u olvidados en la sociedad; que la caridad y la misericordia de la comunidad parroquial local manifiesten la presencia sanadora de Dios y contrarresten la cultura de la indiferencia.

3 January 2022

By Helen Osman | January 3, 2022

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the download graphic Bishop’s messages Mandatory training for new payroll system With the transition to new payroll software, Paylocity Payroll, all pastors, principals and parish/school/affiliate payroll bookkeepers are required to attend mandatory training. Please mark your calendars now for these trainings.…

27 December 2021

By Helen Osman | December 23, 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the download graphic Bishop’s messages Holy days and holiday schedule The Matrimonial Tribunal will be closed for staff vacation on Tuesday, Dec. 28. The Chancery offices will be closed Dec. 24, 27 and 31, and Jan. 3, 2022. Staff changes Effective…

20 December 2021

By Helen Osman | December 20, 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the download graphic Bishop’s messages Holy days and holiday schedule The Matrimonial Tribunal will be closed for staff vacation on Monday, Dec. 20; Tuesday, Dec. 21 and Tuesday, Dec. 28. The Chancery offices will be closed for the following holy days…

Ongoing pastoral planning reveals strengths, challenges

By Helen Osman | December 16, 2021

By Bishop W. Shawn McKnight With a year under our belt of the diocesan pastoral plan, and even more time for some parishes to be using a parish pastoral plan, the reviews indicate we’re making progress, even with challenges such as a global pandemic. The numbers are, quite frankly, phenomenal: 97 of the 106 parishes…