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Official appointments

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, makes the following appointments:


REVEREND ERNEST DIKE, in residence at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Columbia, and to assist with coverage for priests, effective 15 December 2021

REVEREND WILLIAM L. KORTE, from Parochial Administrator of St. Anthony of Padua Parish, St. Anthony and to continue as Pastor of St. Lawrence Parish, St. Elizabeth, effective 4 November, 2021.

REVEREND IGNITIUS NIMWESIGA, to Parochial Administrator of St. Anthony of Padua Parish, St. Anthony, and to continue as Assistant Pastor of St. Joseph Cathedral Parish, part-time Chaplain at Helias Catholic High School, and as an intern in the Catholic Schools Office at the Chancery, effective 5 November, 2021.

DEACON KENT D. BOETTGER, has departed the Diocese of Jefferson City and consequently all faculties, permissions and ministries granted have ceased, effective from 27 September, 2021.

DEACON L. MICHAEL LONG, to medical early retirement, continuing with faculties for service under the direction of his pastor, effective from 27 September, 2021.

Given at the Chancery this 5th day of November 2021.