Archive for April 2019

April 29, 2019

Bishop’s messages This Saturday, May 4, we will be blessed with the ordination of 13 men to the order of the diaconate. The event will be live-streamed on our diocesan website and Facebook page. Please join us in praying for these men, their families and their parishes. The Catholic Missourian has profiled each deacon. Please…

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April 22, 2019

Bishop’s messages In Christ’s resurrection,  God’s light has shone in the darkness of our sinful humanity. May the resurrection of the Lord fill your heart with hope this Easter season! On April 16, I announced official appointments. The appointments are in the Catholic Missourian and online here. Please continue to pray for those who serve…

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Official appointments

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight announced the following appointments on April 16, 2019: CLERGY APPOINTMENTS PASTORS Reverend Michael A. Coleman, from administrator of Holy Spirit Parish in Centralia, to pastor of Holy Spirit Parish in Centralia and to continue duties as part-time chaplain to Fr. Tolton Catholic High School in Columbia, effective April 5, 2019. Reverend…

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April 15, 2019

Bishop’s messages The weekend after Easter Sunday, April 27-28, we will be participating in a national special collection for our Home Missions. The Appeal funds grants to home mission dioceses — dioceses and eparchies in the United States unable to offer their people the basic pastoral ministries of word, worship, and service without outside help.…

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