Bread is in short supply at Aging Best’s senior centers in 19 counties throughout central Missouri.  Join Catholic Charities, Aging Best, Helias Catholic High School, and the Diocese of Jefferson City on April 4th from noon to 4PM as we host a bread drive at Helias Catholic High School.  Volunteers will collect donations directly from…

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This article originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE: News Tribune Website. What separated the volunteers preparing to offer St. Martins community members food through the Cole County Mobile Food Pantry early Wednesday afternoon was space. The pantry is usually manned by volunteers from businesses and churches, but because…

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This article originally appeared in the Catholic Missourian. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE: Catholic Missourian. By Jay Nies Safe in their cars, people from all around formed a procession through the grounds of St. Martin Church in St. Martins. Each stopped and gave thanks as members of the Frassati Fraternity loaded boxes of food into…

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO), the charitable services arm of the Diocese of Jefferson City, has opened an online request form for residents of the 38 counties of the Diocese seeking assistance with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) related needs. “I am inspired by the outpouring of offers to help those…

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This article originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. READ THE FULL STORY ONLINE: News Tribune Website Concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19 have led to closures across the country — some particularly affecting senior citizens, as social events and meal programs shut down. A group of local organizations is working together to make…

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March 19, 2020 Dear friends, In response to the rapidly changing situation of COVID-19, Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is making some changes to our programming to attempt to balance service continuity for the communities we serve while protecting the health of staff, clients, volunteers and the community. As of March 19, direct…

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A message from Bishop W. Shawn McKnight Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, As the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic grows, I ask the people of the Diocese of Jefferson City to join me in praying for those who are ill, their loved ones, the healthcare professionals and all who are working tirelessly to…

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Want to make a difference in the lives of older adults in your community? Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is seeking volunteers intested in being trained as A Matter of Balance Coaches. What is A Matter of Balance (MOB)? A Matter of Balance is an evidence-based structured group intervention program, designed to reduce…

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This story originally appeared on the KOMU 8 website. View the full story online: KOMU 8 WEBSITE JEFFERSON CITY – The Shikles Center has a new owner. The center, which will provide social services to some residents, was bought from the Jefferson City Housing Authority by the Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri with…

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