Bishop Catechesis Videos

What is a Diocese and How is a Bishop Selected? – Presented by Fr. Dylan Schrader (from Diocese of Jefferson City YouTube Channel)

This is one of a series of catechetical videos explaining various topics related to the position of bishop in the Catholic Church.  The occasion for the presentation of this series was the ordination and installation of the Most Rev. W. Shawn McKnight as the Fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City, which took place Feb. 6, 2018 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Jefferson City. The presenter is Fr. Dylan Schrader, a priest of the diocese resident at Cathedral of St. Joseph parish in Jefferson City.

What is the Relationship of a Bishop to His Priests and His Deacons? – Presented by Fr. Daniel Merz

This the second video in the series.  The presenter is Fr. Daniel Merz, Chair of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission and Pastor of St. George parish (Linn) and Our Lady Help of Christians parish (Frankenstein).

The Qualities of a Bishop as Noted in Letters of the New Testament – Presented by Fr. Daniel Merz

This the third video in the series.  The presenter is Fr. Daniel Merz, Chair of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission and Pastor of St. George parish (Linn) and Our Lady Help of Christians parish (Frankenstein).

The Relationship of a Bishop and the Laity – Presented by Mrs. Christina Bockwinkel-Baker

This is the fourth video in the series. The presenter is Mrs. Christina Bockwinkel-Baker, a theology teacher at Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City, Missouri.

The Relationship of the Pope and the Bishops-Presented by Fr. Geoffrey Brooke Jr.

This is the fifth video in the series. The presenter is Father Geoffrey Brooke Jr., a priest of the diocese of Jefferson City who is studying in Rome.

The Cathedral and Its Symbolism – Presented by Msgr. Robert A. Kurwicki

This is the sixth video in the series. The presenter is Monsignor Robert A. Kurwicki, pastor of the Cathedral of St. Joseph parish in Jefferson City.

The Miter, Crosier, Pectoral Cross and Ring- Presented by Fr. Tolton Catholic High School students in Kristen Bexten’s Church History Class 

This is the seventh video in the series. It is presented by students of Kristen Bexten’s Church History class at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School in Columbia.

The Meaning of the Bishop’s Coat of Arms and Episcopal Motto

This is the eighth, and final, video in the series.  It is presented by Mr. Chris Korte, Director, Catholic Newman Center, Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri.