Schools Office

COVID-19 presents a new challenge for diocesan schools

March 24, 2020

Spencer Allen, Principal of St. Joseph Cathedral School, shares insights on the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic presents to Catholic faculty, staff and students in the Diocese of Jefferson City.

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Guidance from Interim Superintendent of Catholic Schools regarding COVID-19 Break

March 18, 2020

March 18, 2020: An update from Kenya Fuemmeler, Interim Superintendent of Catholic Schools Office for the Diocese of Jefferson City on commonly asked questions from teaching staff regarding the COVID-19 break.

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Fort Worth Catholic school leader tapped as superintendent

March 3, 2020

March 3, 2020 | JEFFERSON CITY, MO |A life-long Catholic educator will take the helm of the Diocese of Jefferson City’s Catholic school system on May 1. Bishop W. Shawn McKnight has named Dr. Erin Vader as superintendent of schools for the diocese. Vader, who holds a doctorate in educational leadership from Texas Wesleyan University, currently serves as…

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What you can do to stay healthy in flu season

February 28, 2020

Know the facts. Influenza is thought to spread mainly person-to-person through coughing or sneezing of infected people. Take everyday actions to stay healthy. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or into your sleeve if you do not have a tissue available.  Throw the tissue in the trash after…

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Scholarships available

January 11, 2020

Applications for the 2020-2021 Simon Scholarship and Warack Scholarship are being accepted through March 31, 2020. Applications can be acquired through the pastor or parish life collaborator or may be downloaded at  Completed applications should be sent to:  Attn: Scholarship Facilitator, PO Box 104900, Jefferson City, MO 65110-4900 or faxed to 573-635-2286. Applications must…

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Weekly Wrap 11.8.2019

November 8, 2019

Thank You! Thank you for your patience and readership of the Weekly Wrap. The last weeks of October presented several challenges for many of our schools. In an effort to address the needs of our students and school communities there was a brief hiatus of the Weekly Wrap. But, it’s now back up an running!…

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An invitation to join Advent small group sessions

November 1, 2019
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Missouri Catholics told to find, pursue their mission

October 23, 2019

The greatest Catholic advocates of all time have something in common. They discovered their mission, made it personal and pursued it with uninhibited passion. “You need to find the issue that animates you, that is part of your faith, that will affect our culture and help point things in the right direction,” said nationally-recognized Catholic…

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Weekly Wrap 10.18.2019

October 18, 2019

Holy Family School in Hannibal focused on Stewardship Holy Family School in Hannibal is focused on teaching students the true meaning of stewardship for the 2019-20 school year. Teachers and students are coming to a better understanding of how they can give mostly of time and talent within their school community. There is a “Time…

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OFFICIAL DECREE: Clergy appointments

October 18, 2019

These appointments are effective October 13, 2019. The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight makes the following appointments: -Catholic Missourian Find the full list on the Catholic Missourian Website >>

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