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Parishes receive grants to assist local needy families

June 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Parishes receive grants to assist local needy families

JEFFERSON CITY – Parishes assisting families displaced by a fire, the homeless, the hungry, babies and children will receive a total of $25,000 from Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNM) this year. The Charity and Mercy Grant Award program is designed to expand the capacity of a parish or related entity, explained CCNM’s…

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

June 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Helias principal appointed interim superintendent for Catholic schools; national search underway for new superintendent

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…

Catholics mobilize to give relief from tornadoes, flooding

May 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Catholics mobilize to give relief from tornadoes, flooding

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri to provide long-term recovery services JEFFERSON CITY — Catholics throughout the 38 counties of the Diocese of Jefferson City are mobilizing to help their neighbors who are being impacted by the recent tornadoes and ongoing flooding in the region. In the last few days tornadoes have hit Cole,…

NANCY HOEY — Revisiting the Garden of Childhood

May 10, 2019 | Comments Off on NANCY HOEY — Revisiting the Garden of Childhood

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Observing Lent in the Eternal City

May 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Observing Lent in the Eternal City

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Fr. Joseph Nassal’s 1995 “Faithwalkers” Book Awakens Lenten Memories of a Simpler Time

May 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Fr. Joseph Nassal’s 1995 “Faithwalkers” Book Awakens Lenten Memories of a Simpler Time

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Official Decree from Bishop McKnight

May 5, 2019 | Comments Off on Official Decree from Bishop McKnight

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Bishop Shawn McKnight ordains 13 men as deacons on May 4

May 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Bishop Shawn McKnight ordains 13 men as deacons on May 4

JEFFERSON CITY — Bishop Shawn McKnight, bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City, will ordain 13 men to the order of deacons during a Mass on Saturday, May 4, at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, 2305 W. Main, Jefferson City. The men, all of whom are married, join 70 other permanent deacons…

Natural Family Planning

May 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Natural Family Planning

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Priests Share International Holy Week, Easter Traditions

May 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Priests Share International Holy Week, Easter Traditions