Policies

Capital Campaigns and Fundraisers in the Stewardship Way of Life

July 25, 2023

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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Facility Naming Policy

May 17, 2023

Diocese of Jefferson City FACILITY NAMING POLICY Section 1: Scope This policy applies to public juridic persons ( e.g., parishes and schools) and other entities subject to the Diocesan Bishop…

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Active priest vacation policy

October 15, 2022

Promulgated by Bishop W. Shawn McKnight September 8, 2022 All active priests within the Diocese receive up to four (4) weeks of paid vacation leave every fiscal year(July 1 –…

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Inactive Catholics and tuition

May 13, 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 25, 2022

This policy has been updated. Updates are effective July 1, 2023. Effective: 1 July 2023 | Promulgated by Bishop W. Shawn McKnight 25 February 2022 This policy becomes effective with…

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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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