Collection for Retired Religious to be taken up Aug. 17-18

The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be taken up the weekend of Aug. 17-18 in parishes throughout the Diocese of Jefferson City.
Coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) in Washington, D.C., the appeal benefits some 30,000 elderly Catholic sisters, brothers and religious-order priests.
“For many generations,” Bishop W. Shawn McKnight noted, “the selfless labor of religious men and women in our parishes, schools, hospitals and numerous other ministries has helped the Church in this country flourish and carry out with great distinction her mandate to serve and evangelize.

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