News & Events

Statement regarding Fr. Ignazio Medina plea hearing

July 9, 2024

We have learned that Fr. Ignazio Medina, a retired priest of the Diocese of Jefferson City, has pleaded guilty to federal charges on July 9, 2024, relating to interstate transportation of…

Official Decree of Appointments

June 10, 2024

I am pleased to announce that the Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, STD, Bishop of Jefferson City, has recently made the following appointments to provide the most effective pastoral care…

Suspended priest is laicized

May 27, 2024

Pope Francis has dismissed a priest of the Diocese of Jefferson City who has been on leave since 2019 after he was accused of inappropriate conduct involving minors. Bishop W.…

Official Decree of Appointments

May 13, 2024

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, hereby makes the following appointments to provide the most effective pastoral care of the Diocese of Jefferson City: PRIESTS DEACONS…