Media Mentions

And Diocesan Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS

From the Diocese of Jefferson City

29 November 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the graphic Bishop’s messages Graphics for use during Advent, whether in conjunction with the Prepare Ye! program or otherwise, are available through the link above (click on the dark blue ‘download graphic’ button. New Order of Christian Initiation of Adults Earlier…

22 November 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the gold buttons. Click on to open our folder with all graphics for use in parish print or digital resources. Bishop’s messages Holy days and holiday schedule The Chancery offices will be closed for the following holy days and holidays through…

15 November 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the gold buttons. Click on to open our folder with all graphics for use in parish print or digital resources. Bishop’s messages Mandatory training for new payroll system With the transition to new payroll software, Paylocity Payroll, all pastors, principals and…

Reserved – Diocesan Priestly Ordination Date

The first Saturday of each June, beginning June 5, 2021, is reserved for priestly ordination celebrations in the Jefferson City Diocese at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, 10:00 am.

Reserved – Diocesan Priestly Ordination Date

The first Saturday of each June, beginning June 5, 2021, is reserved for priestly ordination celebrations in the Jefferson City Diocese at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, 10:00 am.

Priest Ministry Day

Diocesan Priests’ Retreat, option 1 in Ars, France.  Option 2 is Conception Abbey in Conception, MO from April 25-29, 2022.  Priests may contact Msgr. Robert Kurwicki for questions or information. This event is by invitation only. Please pray for our priests and for a successful gathering.

Missouri’s efforts to partner with local communities and organizations to resettle a wave of refugees from Afghanistan is garnering national attention.

December 2, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Media Contact: Ashley Wiskirchen | Director of Communications | awiskirchen@cccnmo.org JEFFERSON CITY, MO. On Thursday, December 2, 2021, the Missouri Office of Refugee Administration hosted former Delaware Governor Jack Markell, the White House coordinator for Operation Allies Welcome, a federal task force responsible for the effort to resettle 125,000 Afghan refugees across 200 communities across the nation.   Additional members of the…

DANIEL MUNG | VoxMagazine feature CCCNMO

CCCNMO Featured in VoxMagazine

November 29, 2021

From Afghanistan to mid-Missouri: Refugees resettle with the help of local organizations Catholic Charities and City of Refuge lend a hand to Afghan refugees in the community KELSY ARMSTRONG | November 23, 2021 | View original article Of the more than 130,000 people evacuated from Afghanistan in August, about 1,200 will resettle in Missouri. The state…

Nearly 2,000 Afghan refugees expected to be resettled in four Missouri cities

November 27, 2021

Marshall Klimasewiski and his 9-year-old daughter, Amna, were among hundreds of runners and walkers who lined up Saturday morning for the Race for Refugees in St. by Rebecca Rivas | The Missouri Independent | Nov. 26 2021 | Click here to read the full article Marshall Klimasewiski and his 9-year-old daughter, Amna, were among hundreds of runners…

Samantha Moog And Refugee Services Team Welcomes Refugees

Record number of Afghan refugees settle in Columbia

November 26, 2021

By Zach Boetto | November 26, 2021 | Click here to read the full article COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) A record number of Afghan refugees have found a place to call home in Columbia over the last two months. Since Sept. 26, Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri has welcomed 207 new Afghan refugees, including four…

KOMU 8 Features Catholic Charities in Video

VIDEO: Catholic Charities, Afghan doctor help refugees resettle in mid-Missouri

November 19, 2021

Nov 18, 2021 | KOMU 8 | See the full story online COLUMBIA – As the refugee crisis continues to unfold in Afghanistan, Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is helping Afghans find refuge in mid-Missouri. “It’s been going really, really well,” Dan Lester, executive director of Catholic Charities, said. “It’s a lot of folks…

CCCNMO Featured in “What you need to know” Friday November 19, 2021

November 19, 2021

Catholic Charities, Afghan doctor help refugees resettle in mid-Missouri As the refugee crisis continues to unfold in Afghanistan, Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is helping Afghans find refuge in mid-Missouri.  Last Thursday, Keep CoMo United launched a triage program, which is focused on organizing refugee donations from nonprofits. Catholic Charities is one of those…

Photo of Afghan Program Director for Catholic Charities Refugee Services

Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement seeking help

November 11, 2021

Community sponsorships will help resettle 300 refugees from Afghanistan in the area — Fulton Rotary Club offers a template Jay Nies | The Catholic Missourian | Read Full Article online The Fulton Rotary Club’s communal sponsorship of a resettling family from Afghanistan is uniting people of all ages, creeds and political stripes behind an essential…

Homeless advocacy groups

Advocacy groups assist in eviction funding

November 9, 2021

by Michael Adkison | November 9, 2021 | Read the full article online JEFFERSON CITY — Organizations designed to prevent and manage homelessness in Central Missouri assisted individuals facing eviction sign up for federal funding. Representatives from the Homeless Task Force of Jefferson City, Project Homeless Connect, and Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri, worked to…