During Dan Lester’s more than six-year tenure as executive director, Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri opened a new headquarters and food pantry in Jefferson City. He also helped grow the agency’s ability to act as a center of mercy, establishing new services for those need and greatly expanding the organization’s work with refugees.Read More
In this week’s Monday Morning Memo, listen to the latest Podcast from the Diocese of Jefferson City. Three members of our clergy share how they crossed paths with Pope Benedict during his life. Hear how these experiences changed their lives.Read More
The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, hereby makes the following appointments to provide the most effective pastoral care of the Diocese of Jefferson City: PRIESTS REVEREND…Read More
As we celebrate this holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., read a special message from Bishop McKnight. Plus get information about a newly-scheduled marriage encounter weekend on Feb. 11-12 in Jefferson City.Read More
This week the Diocese of Jefferson City continues our observation of the Novemdiales — the nine official days of mourning following the funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. A number of memorial Masses are scheduled across the diocese this week.Read More
As the Diocese of Jefferson City enters the final year of “A Steward’s Journey: Our Call to Greater Communion,” the second year has been a time of change for all…Read More
Catholics across the Diocese of Jefferson City are invited to attend a memorial Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who died on Dec. 31, 2022.
Pope Benedict’s funeral will be held on Jan. 5 in Rome. Following the funeral, our diocese and all Catholics will observe nine official days of mourning, called the Novemdiales.
Public memorial Masses for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI will be held during this time in our diocese.
As we mourn the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the Diocese of Jefferson City has released plans for how we will mark the death of a pope in accordance with the traditions and customs of our Church. Read more in this week’s Monday Morning Memo, which also includes resources related to the National Eucharistic Revival.Read More