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Mizzou’s baseball coach follows through on his pledges

August 7, 2019

In 2016, when Steve Bieser took over the coaching duties for the University of Missouri-Columbia’s baseball team, he pledged to focus on four core values: players, family, education and service to others. The team has succeeded on the field, winning more than 100 games in his three seasons, including 34-22 this year. But he’s also…

Fr. Minj marks priestly jubilee, returns to India to lead seminary

August 6, 2019

65 and 60 years for Fr. Kenneth Reichert OSB

August 5, 2019

When Benedictine Father Kenneth Reichert entered formation at Conception Abbey, his monastic profession and priestly ordination seemed like an eternity away. Those milestones are now 65 and 60 years in the past, but both continue to define Fr. Reichert’s walk with the Lord. “I have tried to be a faithful monk and priest during all…

Message regarding Father Geoffrey Brooke

August 4, 2019

From Bishop W. Shawn McKnight (Espanol) In early March, I reported to you that the Diocese had received reports of boundary violations involving two minors regarding Father Geoffrey Brooke. Following diocesan policy, we notified the Missouri Children’s Division hotline and placed Father Brooke on administrative leave. The police were also made aware of the reports…