News

Official Appointments

I am pleased to announce that the Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson
City, has recently made the following appointments to provide the most effective pastoral care of
the Diocese of Jefferson City:

PRIESTS

  • REVEREND JASON T. DOKE, STL, appointed to the Diocesan Stewardship Council, effective 20 June 2023.
  • REVEREND STEPHEN W. JONES, appointed to the Board of Directors of Immaculate Heart of Mary Child Development Center, effective 5 July 2023.
  • REVEREND LOUIS M. NELEN, appointed to the Diocesan Building Commission, effective 1 August 2023.

DEACONS

  • DEACON MICHAEL S. BROOKS, appointed as the Southeast Deanery Representative on the Diocesan Stewardship Council, effective 20 June 2023.

LAITY

  • MR. MIKE AULBUR, appointed as the Central Deanery Representative on the Diocesan Stewardship Council, effective 20 June 2023.
  • MRS. KYLE CLARK, appointed as the North Deanery Representative on the Diocesan Stewardship Council, effective 20 June 2023.
  • MRS. ANNE HACKMAN, appointed as the See City Deanery Representative on the Diocesan Stewardship Council, effective 20 June 2023.
  • MRS. THERESA KREBS, appointed as the Southwest Deanery Representative on the Diocesan Stewardship Council, effective 20 June 2023.
  • MR. KENT MONNIG, appointed as the Central Deanery Representative on the Diocesan Stewardship Council, effective 20 June 2023.
  • MRS. BARBARA PRASAD, appointed as the See City Deanery Representative on the Diocesan Stewardship Council, effective 20 June 2023.
  • MRS. MARY BETH STRASSNER, appointed as the Southeast Deanery Representative on the Diocesan Stewardship Council, effective 20 June 2023.
  • MRS. JULIE MALMSTROM, appointed to the Board of Directors of Immaculate Heart of Mary Child Development Center, effective 5 July 2023.
  • MR. ZACHARY ROCKERS, appointed to the Board of Directors of Immaculate Heart of Mary Child Development Center, effective 5 July 2023.
  • MRS. GINA BAILEY, appointed to the Board of Directors of Immaculate Heart of Mary Child Development Center, effective 5 July 2023.
  • MRS. KATHY SMITH, appointed to the Board of Directors of Immaculate Heart of Mary Child Development Center, effective 5 July 2023.
  • MR. BENJAMIN ROODHOUSE, JD, JCL, appointed to the Board of Directors of Diocese of the Jefferson City Real Estate Corporation, effective 25 July 2023.
  • MR. PHILIP MACIAS, CPA, appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Diocese, effective 1 August 2023.

From the Office of the Chancellor,
Mr. Ben Roodhouse, JD, JCL
Chancellor