30 November 2020

This Advent promises to be like none other. With the pandemic raging, it is important to find ways to nurture our faith as we look forward to the great feast of the Incarnation, the Son of God becoming one of us.

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23 November 2020

Bishop McKnight’s message for Advent and the MIssouri bishops address ethical concerns about vaccines are in today’s Monday Morning Memo.

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Official appointment

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, makes the following appointment: Reverend Basil Tigga, from associate pastor of St. Peter Parish in Jefferson City and Hospital Ministry, to administrator of St. Aloysius Parish, Argyle, with St. Boniface Chapel, Koeltztown, Holy Guardian Angels Parish, Brinktown, and Visitation Parish, Vienna, effective 1 December, 2020.

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16 November 2020

Important notices on new protocols for Chancery meetings and new PSAs to promote our safe environment policies are top of today’s Monday Morning Memo.

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Decree extended after 27 November

Whereas the case numbers of COVID-19 infections remain at their highest levels for many counties of Mid-Missouri; and Whereas the common good demands that the public health requirements and recommendations of the state are to be observed whenever possible; and Whereas the Presbyteral Council has provided their advice with regard to the ongoing reality of…

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Bishop McKnight affirms importance of the continuance of Catholic health care values; supports role of health care providers in living those values

JEFFERSON CITY – As representatives of SSM Health and Quorum Health Corporation announced their intent to explore a sale of SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Jefferson City, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight, who leads the Diocese of Jefferson City, looks forward to participating in the process, which will eventually require approval by the Holy See.…

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Protect property from freeze damage

Catholic Mutual. . .“CARES” Inspection of Property Fall is the time to perform pre-winter maintenance at each building. A good winterizing program prepares properties for both expected and unexpected cold weather hazards, and begins with a thorough inspection of all property. This program should include servicing of furnaces and boilers by a qualified inspector to…

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2 November 2020

On this Feast of All Souls, we ask you remind parishioners of the importance to seek the sacraments of Anointing of the Sick and Reconciliation before they are admitted to a hospital. Lots more on this and other info in today’s Monday Morning Memo…

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