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Ron Vossen appointed President of Helias Catholic High School

October 4, 2023 | Comments Off on Ron Vossen appointed President of Helias Catholic High School

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, has appointed Ron Vossen as president of Helias Catholic High School. The appointment comes with the support of the school’s…

Philip Macias to serve as CFO for the Diocese of Jefferson City

July 24, 2023 | Comments Off on Philip Macias to serve as CFO for the Diocese of Jefferson City

The Diocese of Jefferson City has hired Philip Macias to serve as its next Chief Financial Officer. Macias, a CPA, comes to the diocese with more than 20 years of…

LeAnn Rockwell to lead new Immaculate Heart of Mary Child Development Center

June 23, 2023 | Comments Off on LeAnn Rockwell to lead new Immaculate Heart of Mary Child Development Center

LeAnn Rockwell, an experienced early childhood educator, has been hired as the first director of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Child Development Center, which will open August 7. The center,…

Declaración del obispo McKnight sobre los restos de la hermana Wilhelmina Lancaster

May 27, 2023 | Comments Off on Declaración del obispo McKnight sobre los restos de la hermana Wilhelmina Lancaster

El Reverendísimo W. Shawn McKnight, Obispo de Jefferson City, ha emitido la siguiente declaración con respecto a los restos de la hermana Wilhelmina Lancaster: Quiero abordar brevemente el interés en…

Statement from Bishop McKnight regarding the remains of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster

May 26, 2023 | Comments Off on Statement from Bishop McKnight regarding the remains of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, has issued the following statement regarding the remains of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster: I want to briefly address the interest in…

Interim President Announced for Helias Catholic

May 24, 2023 | Comments Off on Interim President Announced for Helias Catholic

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, has appointed Ron Vossen as interim president of Helias Catholic High School.  Vossen is currently the Helias Catholic director of…

Helias Catholic President to Step Down

May 12, 2023 | Comments Off on Helias Catholic President to Step Down

Helias Catholic High School President John Knight is stepping down from his position as of May 15, 2023. Knight has served as president since July of 2021.  “It has been an…

Bishop to bless newly-cast bells for the Cathedral of St. Joseph

March 17, 2023 | Comments Off on Bishop to bless newly-cast bells for the Cathedral of St. Joseph

Ringing will help proclaim God’s word to the ends of the earth as renovations reach final stages Watch the recap of the Blessing of the Bells on March 21, 2023: The…

Diocese of Jefferson City contributes to earthquake relief in Turkey and Syria

February 10, 2023 | Comments Off on Diocese of Jefferson City contributes to earthquake relief in Turkey and Syria

On behalf of all Catholics in our region, the Diocese of Jefferson City is sending $10,000 to the Earthquake relief efforts in Turkey and Syria.  “The Diocese of Jefferson City…

Welcome Home to the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Rite of Rededication set for May 5

February 10, 2023 | Comments Off on Welcome Home to the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Rite of Rededication set for May 5

Celebration marks the completion of major renovation and expansion.  Public invited to May 7 open house. JEFFERSON CITY — The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, has…