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Columbia writer, composer is ACP Song of the Year finalist

June 14, 2019

To gaze on the face of God is to become like Him. It is to see as He sees, know as He knows, love as He loves, and do what He does. It is to be remade in the fullness of His likeness. Kate Basi gives voice to people’s longing for that experience with her…

People affected by tornadoes benefit from a Folk Lenten project

June 10, 2019

A Lenten project at St. Anthony of Padua parish in Folk is giving some Easter hope to people affected by recent disasters. Between Ash Wednesday and Easter, children of the St. Anthony Parish School of Religion (PSR) collected items such as toiletries, water, adhesive bandages, combs, treats, protein bars and other items to assemble into…

Helias principal appointed interim superintendent for Catholic schools; national search underway for new superintendent

June 10, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY — Bishop Shawn McKnight, bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City, has appointed Ms. Kenya Fuemmeler as interim superintendent of Catholic schools, effective July 1. The appointment is for up to one year, as the Diocese begins a national search for a superintendent of schools. “Ms. Fuemmeler’s strong Catholic faith, her experience as principal of Helias…

Father Charles D. Pardee dies June 9

June 9, 2019

Father Charles D. Pardee, age 64, passed to his eternal reward peacefully on the afternoon of Pentecost Sunday, June 9, on his 35th anniversary of ordination to the holy priesthood.  Father Charles D. Pardee was born on September 30, 1954, in St. Louis to the late Donald L. and Concetta K. (Donati) Pardee.  He is…