Health

La responsabilidad moral de vacunarse

August 12, 2021

Por el Obispo W. Shawn McKnight Nuestro mundo ha enfrentado una crisis de salud durante más de un año, sin precedentes en los tiempos modernos. Más de 4.3 millones de personas han muerto por el brote del coronavirus COVID-19, y hemos visto un resurgimiento de casos en nuestra diócesis este verano. Todos sentimos fatiga y…

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The moral responsibility to be vaccinated

August 11, 2021

By Bishop W. Shawn McKnight Our world has faced a health crisis for more than a year now, unprecedented in modern times. More than 4.3 million people have died from the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, and we have seen a resurgence in cases in our diocese this summer. We are all feeling fatigue and anxiety, especially…

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Decreto sobre el levantamiento de la dispensa general de la obligación de asistir a la Misa

May 10, 2021

Levantamiento de la dispensa general de la obligación de asistir a la Misa en los días de precepto y anulación de requisitos, restricciones y concesiones especiales de DECRETOS anteriores por la pandemia del COVID-19. Considerando que, según se informa, el número de casos positivos del COVID-19 se ha estabilizado en números bajos en toda nuestra…

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Decree lifting general dispensation

May 7, 2021

Lifting the general dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on days of precept, and abrogating requirements, restrictions, and special allowances of previous DECREES for the COVID-19 pandemic Whereas the number of COVID-19 positive cases has reportedly stabilized at low numbers throughout our region, and that there are reportedly sufficient medical resources to treat patients…

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DECRETO

March 12, 2021

Enmienda de decretos anteriores sobre actividades pastorales en la Diócesis de Jefferson City Considerando que la dirección del Centro para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades del gobierno de los EE. UU. aconseja: 1) cuanto más frecuentemente se toque una superficie por varias personas, con mayor frecuencia ésta se debe limpiar y luego desinfectar,…

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Decree emending previous decrees

March 12, 2021

On Pastoral Activities in the Diocese of Jefferson City Whereas guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Government advises: 1) the more frequently a surface is touched by multiple people, the more frequently it should be cleaned and then disinfected, and 2) frequently touched surfaces should be cleaned and disinfected…

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Cuaresma, Semana Santa y Triduo Pascual 2021

March 5, 2021

Decreto Obispo W. Shawn McKnight Considerando que el bien común exige que se observen, siempre que sea posible, las exigencias y recomendaciones del Estado en materia de salud pública; y Considerando que la Congregación para el Culto Divino y la Disciplina de los Sacramentos ha emitido una NOTA (N. 96/21) renovando el mandato dado el…

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Lent, Holy Week and the Easter Triduum 2021

March 5, 2021

Decree by Bishop W. Shawn McKnight Whereas the common good demands that the public health requirements and recommendations of the state are to be observed whenever possible; and Whereas the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has issued a NOTE (N. 96/21) renewing the mandate given in the previous year to…

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Vaccines should be received, for the common good

March 4, 2021

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight has issued the following statement: Recent statements from some bishops of the Catholic Church and subsequent news stories on these statements have caused public confusion regarding the moral implications of Catholics using the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. I affirm what the Holy See, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Missouri…

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Prayer to the Immaculate Heart of Mary for Protection from the Coronavirus

November 24, 2020

O Immaculate Heart of Mary, we entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick.At the foot of the Cross, you participated in Jesus’ pain, with steadfast faith.Patroness of the Diocese of Jefferson City, you know what we need.We are certain of the power of your intercession, so that, as you did at Cana of Galilee,joy…

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