28 June 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the gold buttons. Click on to open our folder with all graphics for use in parish print or digital resources. Bishop’s messages Statement on communion My reflection on the USCCB’s anticipated document on Eucharistic consistency was published in Friday’s The Catholic…

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It’s not just about the sacrament; it’s about communion

By Bishop W. Shawn McKnight It’s not just about the Sacrament of Holy Communion; it’s about the communion of the Church. There’s been much interest in whether the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) intends to restrict some politicians from receiving Holy Communion, based upon our Church’s pro-life teachings. Church (canon) law, however, states…

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21 June 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the gold buttons. Click on to open our folder with all graphics for use in parish print or digital resources. Bishop’s messages US Conference of Catholic Bishops General Assembly One of the action items on the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’…

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Weekly Webinar: WordPress Dashboard

In this Weekly Webinar we tour the tabs in the WordPress dashboard and functionality on this “back end” of your parish website. Topics we cover (with timestamps!) 0:30: Finding your parish website dashboard (parish.diojeffcity.org) 1:15: Tour of the WordPress Dashboard 4:30: “All In One SEO” Plug-in (Search Engine Optimization) 9:00: Posts (brief overview) 13:30: Events…

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14 June 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the gold buttons. Click on to open our folder with all graphics for use in parish print or digital resources. Bishop’s messages Co-Responsibility of Stewardship Last week, I had the opportunity to reflect on how a spirituality of stewardship encourages co-responsibility,…

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Weekly Webinar: RENXT For Parishes

This week’s #WeeklyWebinar presenter is Denise Barnes. Denise introduces herself in the first few minutes of this training video, and should you need to contact her, her office number is: (573) 635-9127 extension 246, her email address is dbarnes@diojeffcity.org. In this training video, Denise gives an overview of Blackbaud’s database product, RE NXT (Raiser’s Edge…

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Copyright and licensing of liturgical music

The Diocese of Jefferson City has entered into a group agreement with OneLicense, which allows parishes to reprint or project music for the congregation, to podcast or stream services containing this music, or to copy practice-tracks for rehearsal purposes. One License distributes royalties equitably to composers, authors, and publishers.

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