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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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Weekly Wrap 10.11.19

October 11, 2019

Principals Meeting: October 15 Principals please see the attached agenda for the principals meeting on Tuesday, October 15. Thanks to Fr. Doke, we will begin our day by celebrating Mass together in the chapel at the Chancery at 9:00 a.m. Our work will focus on the standards based grade card, hot topics in Human Resources,…

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Bishop McKnight on video: On being a good steward

October 8, 2019
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Weekly Wrap 10.4.2019

October 4, 2019

Administrator’s Retreat: A Call to Holiness Principals from across the Diocese attended a day of retreat on Thursday, October 3. This year’s retreat was designed as a collaborative effort by a team of principals. Principals gathered for mass at SS Peter and Paul in Boonville and then were able to visit the Rupp Farm for…

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Weekly Wrap 9.26.2019

September 27, 2019

Iowa Assessment Information We are quickly approaching our standardized testing dates. This is an opportunity for our students and schools to really shine academically. Several principals have reached out for clarification regarding some diocese wide expectations. Calculators: Students may use calculators on portions of the test in which they are allowed. Calculators are not allowed…

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Weekly Wrap 9.20.2019

September 20, 2019

Enrollment Increase at St. Peter in Jefferson City Over the last five years, St. Peter Interparish School in Jefferson City has seen an increase of roughly 40 students in enrollment. When asked to about this enrollment increase, Principal Gayle Trachsel said the following: “The increase in enrollment is a direct result of having a focus…

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Weekly Wrap 09.13.2019

September 13, 2019

New Expansion at St. Joseph in Salisbury Through a very generous donation by a local parishioner, St. Joseph Catholic School in Salisbury is adding a $2 million addition to include: four new classrooms to create a junior high wing, additional restrooms, a multipurpose room for band, choir, and STEM activities, and additional storage. Moving the…

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Weekly Wrap 9.06.2019

September 6, 2019

The Superintendent Search Begins Partners in Mission begins the process of searching for the new Superintendent of Catholic Schools today! Vicar General, Msgr. Kurwicki and Human Resource Director, Cheryl Hertfelder are collaborating with the national search firm to help ensure the leadership of our Catholic Schools continue to ensure the vitality of Catholic education in…

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