Know the facts. Influenza is thought to spread mainly person-to-person through coughing or sneezing of infected people. Take everyday actions to stay healthy. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or into your sleeve if you do not have a tissue available.  Throw the tissue in the trash after…

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For those who are suffering in the current outbreak of sickness that they might be healed, and for the happy repose of all who have died from this sickness in recent weeks; let us pray to the Lord For scientists, health professionals, public officials, and all who are serving the common good in this difficult…

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Merry Monday! That’s what some Catholics call the Monday before Ash Wednesday. Today’s Monday Morning Memo has special information for Chrism Mass and other events associated with Lent and Holy Week, and beyond! So pour that coffee and read on!

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Bishop’s messages I am grateful to the many pastors, members of our parish pastoral councils and small group coordinators who attended our launch of the diocesan pastoral planning process this past week. In addition to the large gathering on Feb. 8, we had meetings with our pastors during this past week. Please note that the…

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Kenya Fuemmeler appointed president and principal of Helias Catholic High School Former Helias Catholic High School president will serve entire diocese in new role JEFFERSON CITY – Bishop W. Shawn McKnight has appointed Father Stephen Jones as director of stewardship for the Diocese of Jefferson City, a new position which will provide support to the…

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Bishop’s messages I am grateful to the many pastors, members of our parish pastoral councils and small group coordinators who attended our launch of the diocesan pastoral planning process on Saturday. Please note that the resources are available on our website at diojeffcity.org/better-together. Parish secretaries and others who distribute communications to parishioners can coordinate communication…

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