Monday Memo

27 March 2023

March 27, 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

March 20, 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

March 13, 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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27 February, 2023

February 27, 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

February 20, 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

February 13, 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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6 February, 2023

February 6, 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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30 January 2023

January 30, 2023

Welcome to Catholic Schools Week! Please join us in showing support and appreciation for our Catholic educators and school staff as we celebrate all they do for our diocese.

In addition, this week we will mark World Day for Consecrated Life, as well as host a special Mass and lecture regarding the Catholic presence in the Holy Land.

For all this and more — read this week’s Monday Morning Memo!

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23 January 2023

January 23, 2023

In this week’s Monday Morning Memo, listen to the latest Podcast from the Diocese of Jefferson City. Three members of our clergy share how they crossed paths with Pope Benedict during his life. Hear how these experiences changed their lives.

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16 January 2023

January 16, 2023

As we celebrate this holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., read a special message from Bishop McKnight. Plus get information about a newly-scheduled marriage encounter weekend on Feb. 11-12 in Jefferson City.

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