Policies

Inactive Catholics and tuition

May 20, 2022

The Diocese of Jefferson City, in accordance with the diocesan Pastoral Plan, is implementing a pastoral effort to deepen the spirituality of stewardship in our diocese. The Stewardship Way of…

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Capital campaigns and fundraisers in the stewardship way of life

May 18, 2022

The Diocese of Jefferson City, in accordance with the diocesan Pastoral Plan, is implementing a pastoral effort to deepen the spirituality of stewardship in our diocese. The Stewardship Way of…

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Religious compensation policy

April 1, 2022

Effective: 1 July 2022 | Promulgated by Bishop W. Shawn McKnight 1 April 2022 The Diocese of Jefferson City is grateful to the religious congregations that assign religious men and…

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Priest Compensation Policy

February 28, 2022

Effective: 1 July 2022 | Promulgated by Bishop W. Shawn McKnight 25 February 2022 This policy becomes effective with the first paycheck after 1 July 2022, allowing for a 5%…

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Active priest vacation policy

February 27, 2022

Promulgated by Bishop W. Shawn McKnight 25 February 2022 All active priests within the Diocese of Jefferson City receive up to four weeks of paid vacation leave every fiscal year…

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Presbyteral Council Statutes

December 23, 2021

Statutes of the Presbyteral Council of the Diocese of Jefferson City “A diocese is a portion of the people of God which is entrusted to a bishop for him to…

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Age for the Celebration of Confirmation

October 27, 2019

After consultation with the Very Reverend Deans, the Presbyteral Council and other advisors, I hereby decree that the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Diocese of Jefferson City shall be celebrated…

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Policy on Weapons

October 1, 2019

Background Missouri law permits qualified individuals to obtain a permit to carry concealed firearms on or about his/her person or vehicle throughout the State of Missouri.  The permit is issued…

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Policy on Rectories

October 1, 2019

In order to maintain the livability of parish rectories there are various responsibilities and privileges on the part of the parish and the pastor.  Pastors and priests residing in rectories…

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