Blessings on the solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul! Today’s Monday Morning Memo has resources to assist you in promoting the Diocesan Mission Collection, which supports our sisters and brothers around the world.

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Job openings, Bishop’s prayer intention for July and his homily on racism are in today’s Monday Morning Memo.

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On June 21, 2020, the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the diocesan patroness, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight delivered a homily at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, in which he called on Catholics to purify their hearts of the evil of racism. “Our devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary forces us to contemplate…

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The Moderator of the Curia and Vicar General are seeking an accomplished Administrative Assistant to support their clerical needs within the Chancery Office. This individual must have excellent skills with Microsoft Office and the ability to prioritize and switch tasks as needed. This position is also responsible for training others and holds the key position…

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Whereas Governor Mike Parson has lifted the statewide health order beginning 16 June 2020, leaving the determination of public health requirements to local governments; and Whereas the Department of Health and Senior Services of the State of Missouri and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States Federal Government continue to recommend:…

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By Bishop W. Shawn McKnight It’s summer, and for some it’s a time of vacation and relaxation. For our pastors and parish pastoral councils, it’s a time to gather the discernment of parishioners and develop their parish pastoral plan. All parishes will be submitting a pastoral plan to me by July 31. These plans are…

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The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight makes the following appointments: MEDICAL LEAVE Reverend Christopher M. Aubuchon shall continue medical leave for an indefinite time. DEACONS Deacon Derek J. Hooper, newly ordained, to assist Msgr. Gregory L. Higley, pastor, in parochial ministry at St. George, Hermann, and Church of the Risen Savior, Rhineland This appointment is effective June…

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