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16 December 2019

Bishop’s messages For those using the online resources for A Steward’s Way, our Advent reflection series, each week’s material is available on our website. Here are links for Week One in English and in Spanish. If you can’t make it to a parish-based group, consider joining our online conversation. As a reminder: Bishop’s prayer intention…

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Fr. Tolton Catholic High School announces search for executive leadership

COLUMBIA – Bishop W. Shawn McKnight has announced the engagement of Partners in Mission to assist in identifying and hiring leadership for Fr. Augustine Tolton Regional Catholic High School. The search is being conducted while the school is undergoing a VISION 2020 strategic planning process. Gwen Roche, the school’s principal, announced her decision today not…

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9 December 2019

Bishop’s messages December 13 is the 50th anniversary of Pope Francis’ priestly ordination. Please remember him in your liturgies that day and use the resources from the USCCB for your social media. An email with liturgical resources has been sent to pastors, deacons and parish life coordinators. For those using the online resources for A…

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Administrative Assistant

Due to a retirement, we have a job opening for an administrative assistant that will support two directors. This is a great fit for someone who enjoys variety in their work day. Typical assignments including tracking expenses, preparation of workshop and event materials, filing, and general administrative duties. Requirements: Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office…

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2 December 2019

Bishop’s messages December 13 is the 50th anniversary of Pope Francis’ priestly ordination. Please remember him in your liturgies that day and use the resources from the USCCB for your social media. An email with liturgical resources has been sent to pastors, deacons and parish life coordinators. For those using the online resources for A…

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25 November 2019

Bishop’s messages May everyone be blessed with a Thanksgiving filled with love and gratitude. The Chancery will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29, in observance of the holiday. Thank you to everyone involved in promoting our Advent small-group faith sharing sessions. You can use this video to promote the sessions, along…

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18 November 2019

Bishop’s messages For 15 years, we have been blessed by the ministry of the Order of Preachers (the Dominicans) in our diocese, specifically at the St. Thomas More Newman Center in Columbia. This summer, the provincial chapter serving our diocese, the Province of St. Albert the Great, discerned the need to consolidate its ministries and…

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Pastoral planning process: a time of discernment, discovery

By Bishop W. Shawn McKnight This Advent, many Catholics throughout our diocese will be participating in a four-session program called “A Steward’s Way.” We’ll be meeting in small groups in our parishes (and others will be meeting in our closed Facebook group) to reflect on our gratitude to God for the gifts of family and…

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11 November 2019

Bishop’s messages The bishops of the United States are meeting this week. You can find the meeting agenda and watch livestream of the meetings and media conferences at the USCCB website. Thank you to everyone who has begun work in promoting our Advent small-group faith sharing sessions. You can use this video to promote the…

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