Decree of 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:
- REVEREND STEPHEN W. JONES, from Director of Stewardship to pastor of the Cathedral of St. Joseph Parish, Jefferson City and to Moderator of the Stewardship Office, effective 13 November 2023.
- REVEREND LOUIS M. NELEN, from the Cathedral of St. Joseph Parish, Jefferson City to pastor of St. Pius X Parish, Moberly, effective 13 November 2023 and continuing on the Diocesan Building Comission.
- REVEREND JOBY P. THOMAS, gratefully acknowledging his service to the Diocese of Jefferson City, and recognizing that he has been asked to return to his home diocese by Archbishop Mathew Moolakkatt, will conclude his parochial care of St. Pius X Parish, Moberly, effective 12 November 2023.
Given at the Chancery in Jefferson City this 6th day of October in the Year of our Lord 2023.