Catholic Missourian

Chicago Mass celebrates Fr. Tolton’s step closer to sainthood

November 18, 2019

Hundreds of people turned out to celebrate Pope Francis declaring Father Augustus Tolton “venerable” during a Mass with Cardinal Blase J. Cupich Oct. 14 at St. Philip Neri Church in…

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Bishops, priests of this diocese concelebrate Requiem Mass

November 17, 2019

Joyful but resolute, the priests processed into St. Pius X Church in Moberly. They gathered at Christ’s altar as ministers of His death and Resurrection, to beg for assistance for…

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Sr. Kathleen Wegman SSND to retire from diocesan duties Nov. 30

November 17, 2019

Sister Kathleen Wegman of the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND), diocesan director of pastoral and charitable services, has announced that she is retiring, effective Nov. 30. She reached this…

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CCHD collection be taken up Nov. 23-24

November 16, 2019

For nearly 50 years, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) has been the official domestic anti-poverty program of the U.S. Catholic bishops. Raising public awareness about poverty and its…

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State’s Catholic bishops seeking support for Medicaid expansion

November 16, 2019

Missouri’s Roman Catholic bishops are encouraging voters to support a specific effort to expand eligibility for MO HealthNet, the state’s Medicaid program. Medicaid, funded by the federal and state governments,…

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Latest issue of The Catholic Missourian

November 15, 2019

The Nov. 15 issue of The Catholic Missourian is now online!

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Fr. J. David Maher, retired priest of the diocese, to be laid to rest near family in Slater

November 15, 2019

Father David Maher wore his cross from Madonna House on his heart. It symbolized that he had emptied himself, renounced all attachment to earthly possessions and learned to live and…

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“Joy of the Gospel” is key to Advent groups, planning process

November 15, 2019

The Church cannot exist for its own sake. It must be constantly focused on awakening a desire in all people to know, love, and serve God. Pope Francis insisted on…

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“Until you put your faith into action …”

November 15, 2019

Lois Thomas grew up Catholic and was well versed in Jesus’s teachings. But His “what you did for them, you did for Me” discourse never really clicked with her until…

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Catholics mark Our Lady of Fatima anniversary by praying the Rosary together in public

November 14, 2019

A crisp, sunny Saturday afternoon, two blue baskets, a banner and an antiphonal litany of intercession. These are what people passing one of Gasconade County’s busiest intersections saw the afternoon…

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