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Official Appointments

February 5, 2024

Chancellor Benjamin Roodhouse, JD, JCL, has announced that the Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, STD, Bishop of Jefferson City, has recently made the following appointments to provide the most effective…

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“Unity has never meant uniformity”

January 15, 2024

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, has released the following statement as our nation marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day. I invite everyone to spend time…

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Official Decree of Appointments

January 8, 2024

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, hereby makes the following appointments to provide the most effective pastoral care of the Diocese of Jefferson City: DEACONS Given at the…

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Statement: Father Medina found guilty of sexual solicitation during Sacrament of Reconciliation

January 1, 2024

The Diocese of Jefferson City is providing the following information, which impacts the faithful, in a spirit of transparency and accountability. Anyone who has experienced or witnessed abuse in a…

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Official Decree of Appointments

January 1, 2024

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, hereby makes the following appointments to provide the most effective pastoral care of the Diocese of Jefferson City: Priests Understanding…

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Christmas Blessings

December 22, 2023

As we gather this year to celebrate the birth of our savior, I am filled with gratitude for the love and faith that unite our community. Christmas is a time of joy. The source of our joy is our realization of God’s depth of love and mercy for us — a love so profound that he became one of us as a humble, meek, and poor little babe. Let us never forget this true meaning of Christmas: God who is love itself!

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Understanding Fiducia Supplicans

December 22, 2023

On December 18, the Holy See’s Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith published a declaration called Fiducia Supplicans. Three days after the document came out, Bishop Shawn McKnight took…

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Decree of appointments

December 11, 2023

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, hereby makes the following appointments to provide the most effective pastoral care of the Diocese of Jefferson City: PRIESTS Given…

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Official Appointments

December 11, 2023

I am pleased to announce that the Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, has recently made the following appointments to provide the most effective pastoral care of…

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20 November 2023

November 20, 2023

Listen to our latest podcast, featuring Bishop McKnight and a discussion about how we can spread peace during this time of conflict. Don’t forget that the Chancery office will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week for the holiday. We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!

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