Public Health Concerns

Public Masses suspended, beginning March 18, 2020

March 17, 2020

UPDATED APRIL 1, 2020: These protocols have been replaced by a new decree of Bishop McKnight’s.

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Five ways your parish can increase digital access to Mass amid COVID-19

March 17, 2020

Practical tips for parishes to provide live-streamed Masses to parishioners, point to shared resources online and offline, and notes on how to best communicate with parishioners amid extensive social distancing.

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Diocese of Jefferson City to close Catholic schools March 18 – April 3

March 16, 2020

UPDATED APRIL 1, 2020: These protocols have been replaced by a new decree of Bishop McKnight’s

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Knights of Columbus (COVID-19) Guidelines for Fraternal Leaders

March 16, 2020

The Knights of Columbus is carefully monitoring the coronavirus situation and its impact on the Order. Since the virus is spread by personal contact, containment efforts stress social distancing by restricting travel, meetings and other gatherings.

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Online Masses and Liturgical Resources

March 14, 2020

UPDATE: These protocols have been replaced by a new decree of Bishop McKnight’s.

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MAKING CONNECTIONS — Responding in Mercy to the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 13, 2020

UPDATED APRIL 1, 2020: These protocols have been replaced by a new decree of Bishop McKnight’s.

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

March 13, 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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Parish and Community Directives for Public Health Safety

March 13, 2020

Preparedness is an important part of any disaster response. To prepare for the impact the coronavirus may have on communities within our diocese, each parish is asked to form a Disaster Responders Team immediately. This leadership team will be responsible for the coordination of services in your parish territory.

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Childhood trauma counselor offers advice on reassuring children during coronavirus crisis

March 13, 2020

Adults want to keep children safe and healthy during the coronavirus outbreak, but it’s also important to look after their emotional health.

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Clergy Protocols for Public Health Safety

March 13, 2020

UPDATED APRIL 1, 2020: These protocols have been replaced by a new decree of Bishop McKnight’s.

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