Liturgical music

Liturgical Commission
Key Contacts

Liturgical Commission Chair
Rev. Daniel Merz

Alphonse J. Schwartze Memorial Catholic Center
2207 West Main St
Jefferson City, MO 65109-0914

Members of the Liturgical Commission 

  • Rev. Daniel Merz – St. Thomas More Newman Center, Columbia (pastor); chairman
  • Rev. Louis Dorn – retired
  • Rev. Jeremy Secrist – St. Peter Parish, Jefferson City (pastor and liaison for the oversight and care of organs)
  • Rev. Joshua Duncan – St. Mary Parish, Glasgow; St. Joseph Parish, Fayette (parochial administrator; master of ceremonies to the bishop)
  • Deacon Enrique Castro – director, diocesan Office of Hispanic and Cross-Cultural Ministry
  • Deacon John L. Neudecker – St. Peter Parish, Fulton
  • Tom Halpin – music director,  Cathedral of St. Joseph, Jefferson City
  • Kimberley Luebbert – music director, Immaculate Conception, Jefferson City
  • Mark Sievers – Immaculate Conception Parish, St. James (art & environment)
  • Dr. Kevin Myers, DWS – St. Thomas More Newman Center Parish, Columbia

RCIA Subcommittee Members

  • Deacon Kenneth Berry- St. Joseph Parish, Edina
  • Lisa Rose- St. Thomas More Newman Center, Columbia

Feast of Immaculate Heart of Mary 2020

The Immaculate Heart of Mary is the patronness of the Diocese of Jefferson City. Bishop W. Shawn McKnight has authorized the Diocese to celebrate this feast on June 21, 2020.…