Instructions to fulfill decrees for pastoral activities during COVID-19 pandemic

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight has provided a decree with updated instructions for parishes effective Tuesday, June 16, after Gov. Mike Parson lifted statewide regulations on June 15, leaving the determination of public health requirements to local governments. Important safety measures will continue to help protect congregants from infection and slow the spread of the coronavirus. The following…

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27 April 2020

The deadline for discernment reports for our Better Together pastoral planning process has been extended to May 31. And there’s more in today’s Monday Morning Memo…

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Feast of Immaculate Heart of Mary 2020

The Immaculate Heart of Mary is the patronness of the Diocese of Jefferson City. Bishop W. Shawn McKnight has authorized the Diocese to celebrate this feast on June 21, 2020. Scripture Readings: English | Spanish Psalm settings: Version A | Version B

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20 April 2020

An updated decree addressing public health concerns, information on copyrights for livestreaming liturgical music and texts, and info on the pastoral planning process are all here!

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Extención del Decreto del 31 de marzo de 2020 sobre las actividades pastorales en la Diócesis de Jefferson City durante la pandemia de COVID-19

A la luz de la reciente directiva del Gobierno Federal de los Estados Unidos y el Gobernador del Estado de Missouri con respecto a la pandemia de COVID-19, declaro que el DECRETO del 31 de marzo de 2020 sobre las actividades pastorales en la Diócesis de Jefferson City durante la pandemia de COVID- 19 se…

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Orange County, California Catholic educator tapped to lead Fr. Tolton Catholic High School

Dr. Daniel Everett, who holds wide breadth of experience in Catholic education, appointed president/principal COLUMBIA – Bishop W. Shawn McKnight announced today the appointment of Dr. Daniel Everett as president/principal of Fr. Augustine Tolton Regional Catholic High School, effective July 1. Dr. Everett holds a doctorate in organizational leadership from Pepperdine University and a master’s…

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