Bishop’s messages I am grateful to the many pastors, members of our parish pastoral councils and small group coordinators who attended our launch of the diocesan pastoral planning process this past week. In addition to the large gathering on Feb. 8, we had meetings with our pastors during this past week. Please note that the…

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Kenya Fuemmeler appointed president and principal of Helias Catholic High School Former Helias Catholic High School president will serve entire diocese in new role JEFFERSON CITY – Bishop W. Shawn McKnight has appointed Father Stephen Jones as director of stewardship for the Diocese of Jefferson City, a new position which will provide support to the…

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Bishop’s messages I am grateful to the many pastors, members of our parish pastoral councils and small group coordinators who attended our launch of the diocesan pastoral planning process on Saturday. Please note that the resources are available on our website at diojeffcity.org/better-together. Parish secretaries and others who distribute communications to parishioners can coordinate communication…

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Bishop’s messages Please consider reading this important letter from Archbishop Robert Carlson. Although the letter is addressed to the priests and deacons of the St. Louis Archdiocese, he has asked me to share it with you as well. As a reminder: Bishop’s prayer intention for February – for those with limited print space availability, we…

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Bishop’s messages I spoke of my recent travels and of the impact on our diocese with Hal Dulle on KWOS on Saturday morning. The podcast of the interview will be posted on their website. Please consider the following request from Father Paul Clark: Dear Brother Priests – for the past several weeks we have provided…

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Bishop W. Shawn McKnight As my two-year anniversary as your bishop draws near, I find myself grateful every day for the opportunity to be the shepherd for God’s people here in central and northern Missouri. Your dedication to living as disciples of Christ has been edifying and consoling to me! At the same time, I…

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Bishop’s messages On this day, as we remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I ask that we recognize the best way we can strengthen our communities, our nation, our church,  is by working together to ensure every human being is treated with dignity. As Dr. King wrote in Letters from…

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Bishop’s messages I will be in Rome this week, along with the other bishops of Missouri and the bishops of Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska for the ad limina visit to the Holy See. I hope to be providing posts to our social media during the week; please know I will be praying for our Diocese…

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Applications for the 2020-2021 Simon Scholarship and Warack Scholarship are being accepted through March 31, 2020. Applications can be acquired through the pastor or parish life collaborator or may be downloaded at diojeffcity.org/scholarship.  Completed applications should be sent to:  Attn: Scholarship Facilitator, PO Box 104900, Jefferson City, MO 65110-4900 or faxed to 573-635-2286. Applications must…

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