Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue. Bishop’s messages IRS warns of scams The Internal Revenue Service is offering public service announcements to assist the public in avoiding scammers who intend to steal Economic Impact Payments from individuals. You can find the above graphic and other resources to inform…

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Bishop W. Shawn McKnight Today we honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a Christian who sacrificed his life in enabling our country to come to a “more perfect union.” His words are perhaps more urgent today, as we struggle with what we can do to heal the terrible divisions and to cease…

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Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King. Read Bishop McKnight’s statement, and more information, in today’s Monday Morning Memo.

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Inauguration Ceremony of Governor Mike Parson, Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe, Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick and Attorney General Eric Schmidt By Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, STD, DD, Bishop of Jefferson City 11 January 2021 Let us pray. O God and Lord of history, in gratitude we turn to you in…

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Modification of canon law recognizes women’s formal roles as lectors and acolytes JEFFERSON CITY – Bishop W. Shawn McKnight will be implementing a modification of canon law, announced by Pope Francis today, as soon as possible. The new law allows a formal role for women during Mass, as lectors and acolytes (servers). “I am thrilled…

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Join us in praying for civic leaders, thanking our religious, and keeping our copyrights clean … in today’s Monday Morning Memo!

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Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue. Bishop’s messages Seeking marriage preparation facilitators With the new diocesan policy for marriage preparation (available at https://diojeffcity.org/marriage-preparation/), pastors are encouraged to recruit lay facilitators to work with engaged couples. This policy will be mandatory on July 1, 2021. In the coming months,…

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