Appointments

Official appointments

January 25, 2022

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, announces the following appointments: REVEREND ERNEST DIKE, as the modified temporary Parochial Administrator of Immaculate Conception Parish in Montgomery City,…

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Official appointments

November 7, 2021

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, makes the following appointments: REVEREND ERNEST DIKE, in residence at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Columbia, and to assist with…

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Official appointments

September 15, 2021

REVEREND MONSIGNOR ROBERT A. KURWICKI, Vicar General and Pastor of St. Michael Parish, Russellville, to medical leave, effective 15 September 2021. DEACON ALVIN J. BRAND to parochial ministry at St.…

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Diocesan Commission 2023 Synod of Bishops on Synodality

September 15, 2021

Diocesan Commission for the Diocesan Phase of the 2023 Synod of Bishops on SynodalityI hereby establish for the Diocese of Jefferson City the Commission for the Diocesan Phase of the…

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Official appointments

August 19, 2021

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, makes the following appointments: REVEREND DYLAN SCHRADER, PhD to Latinist and Censor Librorum, with continuing ministry as pastor of St.…

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Official appointments

July 8, 2021

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, makes the following appointments: DEACON FRANCIS X. RUGGIERO, from assisting the Pastor of St. Thomas More Newman Center Parish in…

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Two longtime Catholic educators to lead Helias Catholic High School

May 21, 2021

John Knight, with 32 years’ experience in Catholic education, to become president Spencer Allen, principal of Cathedral school, tapped as principal of Helias JEFFERSON CITY – Bishop W. Shawn McKnight…

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Official appointments

May 12, 2021

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, makes the following appointments: RETIREMENTS REVEREND JOHN W. GRONER, acceptance of resignation from Pastor of St. Jude Parish, Richland and…

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Adopting a new Coat of Arms for the Diocese of Jefferson City

March 19, 2021

Whereas the present coat of arms of the Diocese of Jefferson City has caused concern among some of the faithful regarding the use of certain secular symbols on it, namely…

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Establishing New Deaneries in the Diocese of Jefferson City

March 9, 2021

Whereas canon 374 §2 of the Code of Canon Law provides that several neighboring parishes can be joined together in special groups known as “Vicariates Forane,” or Deaneries, for the…

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