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Official Decree of Appointments

June 10, 2024

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

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Suspended priest is laicized

May 27, 2024

Pope Francis has dismissed a priest of the Diocese of Jefferson City who has been on leave since 2019 after he was accused of inappropriate conduct involving minors. Bishop W.…

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Official Decree of Appointments

May 13, 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 DEACONS…

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Official Appointments

May 6, 2024

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

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22 April 2024

April 22, 2024

SPIRE: Fund for Accessible Catholic Education On April 18, supporters of Catholic education met in Jefferson City to renew an important effort focused on making our Catholic schools more accessible…

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Teach Us to Pray

March 13, 2024

On the occasion of the Year of Prayer, the Pope’s Dicastery for Evangelization has made available a handbook to accompany Christian communities and individual believers on the path of preparation…

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Official Appointments

March 11, 2024

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, STD, Bishop of Jefferson City, has recently made the following appointments to provide the most effective pastoral care of the Diocese of Jefferson City:…

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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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