Cursillo

Cursillo Secretariat

Rev. P. Gregory Oligschlaeger
Spiritual Advisor
Susan Stolwyk
Lay Director
Ted Sander
Treasurer
Mary Wideman
Secretary
Maggie Johnston
Pre Cursillo Chair
Dan Kliethermes
Cursillo Weekend Chair
(Open Position)
Post Cursillo Chair
John Keener
School of Leaders
Paula Heath
Communications Coordinator
Deb Gerecke
Prayer Hotline


P.O. Box 373
Columbia, MO 65205-0373

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DeColores! Bishop Shawn McKnight has appointed me to be your Spiritual Advisor for the Diocese of Jefferson City Cursillo Movement. I have been a priest of the Diocese for 26 years and I am currently the pastor of Holy Rosary Parish in Monroe City and St. Stephen Parish in Indian Creek. It is my pleasure to pray with you, serve you, and assist in helping you grow in your relationship with God and to be a witness of your Catholic faith as you put that faith into action. Our Catholic Church needs your gifts to serve our parishes. Continue to meet and pray in your small groups. As you know, Grouping is essential to spiritual growth and the inspiration to our Christian leadership that began with your Cursillo weekend. “Christ is Counting on You!”

Cursillo is a work of the Catholic Church. It has the same apostolic purpose as the Church in that it seeks to bring others closer to Christ. It is approved by the pope and bishops. Cursillo (pronounced KER SEE O) is a three-day learning and sharing experience of what it truly means to live as a Christian. Cursillo is a Spanish word which means “a short course.” If you are looking for more in your faith life; if you want to know how to live out your baptismal calling and are looking for a life-long method to carry you through on your journey – Cursillo may be for you! For more information, click for the Cursillo Brochure or contact the diocesan group at the email address below. You may also click here for a candidate application.

Click here for the official website for the national Cursillo organization

Have you made a Cursillo weekend or changed your email address?

Did you make a Cursillo Weekend before moving to the Diocese of Jefferson City?  Or has your email address changed?  If you would like to know more about activities within our diocesan Cursillo Movement, or to receive our newsletters, please contact us at jeffcity.diocese.cursillo@gmail.com

Men’s Cursillo Weekend #69 (Moberly)

September 30 - October 3

Cursillo Men’s Weekend #69 is scheduled, but dependent on Coronavirus cancellations. Information is provided in the links below.  This 4-day retreat begins on Thursday at 6:30 pm, and concludes on Sunday at 5:00 pm. Cost is a recommendation. Sponsors are encouraged to plan now and submit your candidate’s applications. Cursillo Brochure Cursillo Application Sponsorship Form

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Women’s Cursillo #77 Weekend (Moberly)

November 4 - November 7

Cursillo Women’s Weekend #77 is scheduled, but dependent on Coronavirus cancellations. Information is provided in the links below.  This 4-day retreat begins on Thursday at 6:30 pm, and concludes on Sunday at 5:00 pm. Cost is a recommendation. Sponsors are encouraged to plan now and submit your candidate’s applications. Cursillo Brochure Sponsorship Form Cursillo Application

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Retiro de Crecimiento (Sedalia)

November 13 - November 14

Después de haber vivido un Retiro de Inicio, el Retiro de Crecimiento es una experiencia de fortalecimiento y re-encuentro con Jesús para renovar nuestro compromiso bautismal y así colaborar en la misión de la Iglesia de construir el reino compartiendo los dones y talentos que Dios nos ha dado en la comunidad.

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