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Official Decree of Appointments

January 1, 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 Understanding…

Christmas Blessings

December 22, 2023

As we gather this year to celebrate the birth of our savior, I am filled with gratitude for the love and faith that unite our community. Christmas is a time of joy. The source of our joy is our realization of God’s depth of love and mercy for us — a love so profound that he became one of us as a humble, meek, and poor little babe. Let us never forget this true meaning of Christmas: God who is love itself!

Understanding Fiducia Supplicans

December 22, 2023

On December 18, the Holy See’s Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith published a declaration called Fiducia Supplicans. Three days after the document came out, Bishop Shawn McKnight took…

Decree of appointments

December 11, 2023

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 Given…