Memorial Masses planned for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Catholics across the Diocese of Jefferson City are invited to attend a memorial Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who died on Dec. 31, 2022.
Pope Benedict’s funeral will be held on Jan. 5 in Rome. Following the funeral, our diocese and all Catholics will observe nine official days of mourning, called the Novemdiales.
Public memorial Masses for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI will be held during this time in our diocese.
Mourning the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
We now mourn the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, a wise shepherd who dedicated his life to Christ and the mission of the Church. As we reflect on his impact on our world and our Church, the Diocese of Jefferson City joins Pope Francis and Catholics across the globe in prayer for our former pope.
Ahora estamos de luto por la muerte del Papa Emérito Benedicto XVI
Ahora estamos de luto por la muerte del Papa Emérito Benedicto XVI, un pastor sabio que dedicó su vida a Cristo y a la misión de la Iglesia. Al reflexionar…
Diocesan plans for mourning the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI￼
The following is a letter from the Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City: Our Diocese has begun to plan for how we will mark the death of…
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