Monday Memo

13 January 2020

January 13, 2020

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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6 January 2020

January 6, 2020

Bishop’s messages Recently I have been in India. You can find pictures and more information on the visit on our diocesan Facebook page, @DioJeffCity. We’ll also be using social media to provide regular updates from my ad limina visit to the Holy See this month. As a reminder: Bishop’s prayer intention for January – for…

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30 December 2019

December 30, 2019

Bishop’s messages May the Good News of God’s presence in our lives fill us with an overflowing Joy this Christmastime and may you be blessed with a Grace-filled New Year On Friday, Dec. 20, SSM Health and MU Health Care announced they were ending exclusive negotiations by allowing their Letter of Intent (LOI) to transfer…

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23 December 2019

December 23, 2019

Bishop’s messages May the Good News of God’s presence in our lives fill us with an overflowing Joy this Christmastime and may you be blessed with a Grace-filled New Year On Friday, Dec. 20, SSM Health and MU Health Care announced they were ending exclusive negotiations by allowing their Letter of Intent (LOI) to transfer…

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16 December 2019

December 16, 2019

Bishop’s messages For those using the online resources for A Steward’s Way, our Advent reflection series, each week’s material is available on our website. Here are links for Week One in English and in Spanish. If you can’t make it to a parish-based group, consider joining our online conversation. As a reminder: Bishop’s prayer intention…

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9 December 2019

December 9, 2019

Bishop’s messages December 13 is the 50th anniversary of Pope Francis’ priestly ordination. Please remember him in your liturgies that day and use the resources from the USCCB for your social media. An email with liturgical resources has been sent to pastors, deacons and parish life coordinators. For those using the online resources for A…

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2 December 2019

December 2, 2019

Bishop’s messages December 13 is the 50th anniversary of Pope Francis’ priestly ordination. Please remember him in your liturgies that day and use the resources from the USCCB for your social media. An email with liturgical resources has been sent to pastors, deacons and parish life coordinators. For those using the online resources for A…

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25 November 2019

November 25, 2019

Bishop’s messages May everyone be blessed with a Thanksgiving filled with love and gratitude. The Chancery will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29, in observance of the holiday. Thank you to everyone involved in promoting our Advent small-group faith sharing sessions. You can use this video to promote the sessions, along…

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18 November 2019

November 18, 2019

Bishop’s messages For 15 years, we have been blessed by the ministry of the Order of Preachers (the Dominicans) in our diocese, specifically at the St. Thomas More Newman Center in Columbia. This summer, the provincial chapter serving our diocese, the Province of St. Albert the Great, discerned the need to consolidate its ministries and…

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11 November 2019

November 11, 2019

Bishop’s messages The bishops of the United States are meeting this week. You can find the meeting agenda and watch livestream of the meetings and media conferences at the USCCB website. Thank you to everyone who has begun work in promoting our Advent small-group faith sharing sessions. You can use this video to promote the…

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