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Archive for September 2019

St. Stanislaus Church renewed, rededicated

The bishop and priest raised their eyes and hands toward heaven, gathering the prayers of the people and imploring the Father to receive them. “Truly this is an exalted place,” Bishop W. Shawn McKnight prayed, “where the sacrifice of Christ is ever offered in mystery, where perfect praise is rendered to You, and redemption flows…

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Sept. 30, 2019

Bishop’s messages Promotional material for the Catholic Stewardship Appeal 2020 is now available online. A video message will be added soon. Bishop’s prayer intention for October FOR PRIESTS ONLY: All priests are kindly asked to respond by Oct. 10 to the invitation to the annual social and dinner hosted by St. Andrew 50+ Club on…

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Tipton faith community prays for God’s healing, guidance

“… And let it begin with me.” The bells of St. Andrew Church in Tipton rang out as Christians of many stripes concluded the closing hymn. About 70 people gathered the evening of Sept. 3 for an interfaith prayer service organized by the Tipton Ministerial Alliance for an end to violence. A local response to…

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Mass offered in Latin in Westphalia for the Sacred Heart

For hundreds of years, the Roman Catholic Liturgy was, in the words of one historian, “the one changeless ceremony in a world of change.” With the world now seeming to change more quickly than ever, Mass in Latin in the Extraordinary Form seems all the more timeless and transient. “Whenever we come to Mass,” stated…

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Weekly Wrap 9.26.2019

Iowa Assessment Information We are quickly approaching our standardized testing dates. This is an opportunity for our students and schools to really shine academically. Several principals have reached out for clarification regarding some diocese wide expectations. Calculators: Students may use calculators on portions of the test in which they are allowed. Calculators are not allowed…

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Rest in peace, Maryknoll Sister Marie Corinne Rost

Jefferson City native Maryknoll Sister Marie Corinne Rost died on Sept. 1 at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Maryknoll, New York. She had been a Maryknoll Sister for 82 years and celebrated her 102nd birthday in July. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Sept. 6 in the Main Chapel at the Maryknoll Sisters…

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Sept. 23, 2019

Bishop’s messages Blessings to our new parish, St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Pettis County! You can find its new staff configuration and other details, including the three worship sites, here. Photos courtesy of The Catholic Missourian from yesterday’s Mass, during which the parish’s pastors were installed, are available here. Promotional material for the Catholic…

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St. Patrick D of I fete clergy, religious

Daughters of Isabella (D of I) Circle #808 from Shrine of St. Patrick parish in St. Patrick held their annual Clergy and Religious Appreciation Day June 27. The event coincided with the 37th priestly ordination anniversary of Father Robert Fields, pastor of the St. Patrick parish and of St. Michael parish in Kahoka and canonical…

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