3 April 2023

As we journey through Holy Week, read about the work to install a new crucifix at the Cathedral of St. Joseph.

Plus, help us share a new podcast that highlights the importance of our upcoming Easter Special Collection.

These and many more updates are included in this week’s Monday Morning Memo!

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27 March 2023

See highlights and photos from the blessing of the new bells for the Cathedral of St. Joseph and learn about the May 4 CathedralGLOW event for families, youth and young adults. Plus don’t forget that this is the last week to apply for the William H. (Bill) Simon Scholarship and the John L. Warack Scholarship.

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20 March 2023

Today is the Solemnity of St. Joseph, join us in prayer as we complete our novena.

We also share a statement from Bishop McKnight in support of our brothers and sisters in Hermann who are mourning following a tragedy in their community.

In joyful news, this week we will bless the new bells that will soon ring out from our Cathedral of St. Joseph. Learn all about the bells — and read many other important updates — in this week’s Monday Morning Memo.

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13 March, 2023

As we mark the 10th anniversary of Pope Francis’s election to the papacy, read Bishop McKnight’s statement in honor of this anniversary.

We are also invited to continue a novena in honor of St. Joseph leading up to the March 20 solemnity.

Plus, this week’s edition of the Monday Morning Memo includes details about the upcoming Easter Special Collection.

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6 March, 2023

Read the latest issue of the Catholic Missourian and see what’s on the agenda for the next Parish Secretaries’ Workshop. We also share a report with information to help you reduce work-related injuries.

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27 February, 2023

Bishop McKnight has issued a decree dispensing the faithful from the obligation of abstinence from meat on the Memorial of St. Patrick, March 17. Plus learn about the 2% envelopes that will soon arrive at parishes across the diocese.

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20 February, 2023

The pieces are falling into place for the upcoming rededication of the Cathedral of St. Joseph as artisans install resplendent new mosaics. This Monday Morning Memo also has several important resources as we begin Lent this Wednesday.

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13 February 2023

Bishop McKnight has set May 5 as the date for the Rite of Rededication at our Cathedral of St. Joseph. See the announcement in this week’s Monday Morning Memo.

In addition, learn about how our diocese is helping with the earthquake relief effort in Turkey and Syria.

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Lenten regulations and admonitions for 2023

As another Lenten journey of conversion begins on Ash Wednesday, February 22, 2023 and ends with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, April 6, 2023, the Catholic Church calls all Catholics to a deeper spirit of penance, fasting, almsgiving and prayer, “which express conversion in relation to oneself, to God, and to others” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, nos. 1434 and 1969).

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6 February, 2023

This week we celebrate the fifth anniversary of Bishop McKnight’s ordination and installation with a series of short video reflections. We also highlight a new Women’s Ministry newsletter and the latest issue of the Catholic Missourian.

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