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Columbia writer, composer is ACP Song of the Year finalist

June 14, 2019

To gaze on the face of God is to become like Him. It is to see as He sees, know as He knows, love as He loves, and do what He does. It is to be remade in the fullness of His likeness. Kate Basi gives voice to people’s longing for that experience with her…

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People affected by tornadoes benefit from a Folk Lenten project

June 10, 2019

A Lenten project at St. Anthony of Padua parish in Folk is giving some Easter hope to people affected by recent disasters. Between Ash Wednesday and Easter, children of the St. Anthony Parish School of Religion (PSR) collected items such as toiletries, water, adhesive bandages, combs, treats, protein bars and other items to assemble into…

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Helias principal appointed interim superintendent for Catholic schools; national search underway for new superintendent

June 10, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY — Bishop Shawn McKnight, bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City, has appointed Ms. Kenya Fuemmeler as interim superintendent of Catholic schools, effective July 1. The appointment is for up to one year, as the Diocese begins a national search for a superintendent of schools. “Ms. Fuemmeler’s strong Catholic faith, her experience as principal of Helias…

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Father Charles D. Pardee dies June 9

June 9, 2019

Father Charles D. Pardee, age 64, passed to his eternal reward peacefully on the afternoon of Pentecost Sunday, June 9, on his 35th anniversary of ordination to the holy priesthood.  Father Charles D. Pardee was born on September 30, 1954, in St. Louis to the late Donald L. and Concetta K. (Donati) Pardee.  He is…

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Sedalia SHHS graduates told to look ahead with faith, confidence

June 8, 2019

“Beethoven’s “Hymn to Joy” rang out as the students processed single-file down the aisle and out the massive doors of Sacred Heart Church. Sacred Heart High School’s Class of 2019 then engaged in an impromptu “group hug” on the steps outside. “I’m going to miss my friends,” said class salutatorian Brian Sierra. “They’ve been here…

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Fr. Aubuchon: ‘Seek holiness, pursue God’s unique path for you’

June 5, 2019

Fr. Christopher Aubuchon, diocesan vocations director drew extensively on Scripture and the inspired teachings of the Church to bring that lesson to live for hundreds of young people at Sixth Grade Vocation Day. The annual event, sponsored by the diocesan Vocation Office and held this year on May 1, reinforces for sixth-graders from throughout the…

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Sixth-graders urged to ask good questions, seek God’s direction

June 3, 2019

“This annual springtime event, sponsored by the diocesan Vocation Office, draws sixth-graders from the diocese’s 37 Catholic schools and from parishes near and far. In an upbeat, field-trip-style atmosphere, they learn about the importance and specific ways of putting God in charge of their future.” -Catholic Missourian Click here to read the full Catholic Missourian…

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200 women sent forth, assured of God’s ceaseless presence

June 2, 2019

“‘I Am’. Two simple words that acknowledge the inadequacy of human intellect to comprehend everything that is God. Looking to Him from a place of wonderment, trust and total reliance was the premise of St. Stanislaus parish’s Women’s Ecumenical Lenten Retreat, held March 31 in Wardsville.” -Catholic Missourian Click here to read the full Catholic…

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Prodigious volunteer gets prestigious honor from the Knights

June 1, 2019

Carol Hartman’s husband Charles was in frail health but knew he could count on her to take care of him. After he passed away seven years ago, she decided to reinvest her time and energy in being of service to other people. “I try to stay busy,” she said. “It feels a lot better than sitting…

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Mercy, kinship converge at place of Fr. Tolton’s baptism

May 30, 2019

“Servant of God Father Augustus Tolton is the most famous person to have been baptized into the Church in what was once St. Peter parish in Brush Creek, but there were many, many others.” -Catholic Missourian View gallery and read the full Catholic Missourian Article here >>

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