News & Events

Child Abuse Prevention Month resources

April 1, 2019

As we recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops has provided an excellent set of resources parishes may utilize in a variety of ways including bulletin announcements, website and social media postings. All of these resources are available at https://catholiccurrent.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/CYP-TWIM-Final-1.pdf. The pdf is interactive; you can click on the various…

Diocesan Review Board meets

February 17, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY — The membership of the Diocesan Review Board met Jan. 26, 2019 for an orientation session. The board, which is comprised of 17 appointed members and three staff from the Diocese of Jefferson City, is a confidential, consultative body for Bishop Shawn McKnight. The board advises Bishop McKnight on policies and responses to allegations…

Leadership Roundtable

February 14, 2019

Dear Friends in Christ and Partners in Ministry, Bishop McKnight has, in consultation with both lay and ordained diocesan leaders, decided that the time is right for us to get an Assessment of the current functional state of the diocesan chancery and the diocese.  This Assessment will be conducted with the help of an experienced…

Fr. Tolton Catholic HS receives million-dollar gift

January 22, 2019

COLUMBIA — Bishop Shawn McKnight, bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City, announced Jan. 22, 2019, that an anonymous donor has given one million dollars to Fr. Tolton Catholic High School to assist in its debt relief. The donor’s intention is that the gift will inspire other friends of the school to support the school’s…