30 January 2023

Welcome to Catholic Schools Week! Please join us in showing support and appreciation for our Catholic educators and school staff as we celebrate all they do for our diocese.

In addition, this week we will mark World Day for Consecrated Life, as well as host a special Mass and lecture regarding the Catholic presence in the Holy Land.

For all this and more — read this week’s Monday Morning Memo!

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23 January 2023

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.

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Official appointments

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…

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16 January 2023

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.

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9 January 2023

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.

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Memorial Masses planned for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

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.

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