Bishops, priests of this diocese concelebrate Requiem Mass

Joyful but resolute, the priests processed into St. Pius X Church in Moberly.

They gathered at Christ’s altar as ministers of His death and Resurrection, to beg for assistance for their fellow priests who have gone before them.

It was a Requiem Mass for the priests and bishops of this diocese who died since its founding in 1956.

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight presided at the Nov. 8 Mass — offered during the Octave of All Souls — with Bishop Emeritus John R. Gaydos and nearly 40 priests concelebrating.

-Catholic Missourian

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