Monday Memo

Aug. 19, 2019

August 19, 2019

Bishop’s messages Please use this bulletin announcement and graphic to promote the Missouri Catholic Conference’s Annual Assembly, which will be Oct. 5 in Jefferson City. You can find more information on the MCC’s website and my letter of invitation and registration information is available here. The Catholic Bishops of Missouri invite you to attend the…

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Aug. 12, 2019

August 12, 2019

Bishop’s messages Please mark your calendars for the Missouri Catholic Conference’s Annual Assembly, which will be Oct. 5 in Jefferson City. This year, rather than breaking out into groups for morning workshops, the entire morning session will be held in the House Chamber, where all attendees of the Annual Assembly will gather to hear Catholic…

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Aug. 5, 2019

August 5, 2019

Bishop’s messages Last week we had the exciting announcement of a new leadership team for the Fr. Augustine Tolton Regional Catholic High School. You can find our media release here. We are blessed by the generosity of Doug Callahan, Jill McIntosh and Gwenn Roche in their service to our community. Doug will be the new…

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July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019

Bishop’s messages Thank you to everyone who joins with me each month in a prayer intention for our diocese. The August prayer intention is as follows: For the education of our youth in the faith.  May parents and teachers share their knowledge with gentleness and patience, and may students thirst for knowledge of the things…

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July 22, 2019

July 22, 2019

As a reminder: Bishop’s prayer intention for August Breaking the Silence of Abuse – resources for bulletins and web. Also, please publicize upcoming Protecting God’s Children (Virtus) workshops. Notices Carla McDaniel has accepted the position of Administrative Assistant for the Vocations and Development Offices. For almost 15 years, Carla served in the development office of…

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July 15, 2019

July 15, 2019

Bishop’s message The appeal for our diocesan Missions is set for the weekend of July 20-21. We have many resources to help parishes promote this collection, which gives each of us an opportunity to reflect on the question of who is our neighbor. You can find a letter from me in English and Spanish, graphics…

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July 8, 2019

July 8, 2019

Bishop’s message The appeal for our diocesan Missions is set for the weekend of July 20-21. We have many resources to help parishes promote this collection, which gives each of us an opportunity to reflect on the question of who is our neighbor. You can find a letter from me in English and Spanish, graphics…

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July 1, 2019

July 1, 2019

Bishop’s message As we prepare for the celebration of Independence Day on July 4, please join me in this prayer intention: For the people of the United States of America; that we may hold fast to the Christian principles which guided the shaping of our country as one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and…

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June 24, 2019

June 24, 2019

Bishop’s message Thank you to everyone who joins with me each month in a prayer intention for our diocese. The July prayer intention is as follows: For the people of the United States of America; that we may hold fast to the Christian principles which guided the shaping of our country as one nation, under…

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June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019

Bishop’s message Last week the US Conference of Catholic Bishops met in Baltimore for their spring General Assembly. You can read my reflection on our efforts to strengthen the accountability of bishops regarding abuse of power. The USCCB has also prepared resources to answer some fundamental questions on how we will be implementing Pope Francis’…

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