Media Mentions

And Diocesan Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS

From the Diocese of Jefferson City

12 July 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 Please see this link for official appointments which were announced on July 8, and join me in praying for…

5 July 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 Grandparents Day The World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly will be celebrated annually on the fourth Sunday of…

Weekly Webinar #7: Online Giving

This webinar covers the benefits of online giving for parishioners and your parish, how it incorporates into a parish stewardship model and how you can take advantage of the diocesan contract with Blackbaud to save time and money for your parish.

The Solemnity of All Saints

November 1 | The Solemnity of All Saints Day (All Saints Day) is a Holy Day of Obligation. Check Mass times at your local parish.

Seminarian Formation and Priest Retirement Collection (Assessed)

To form and educate diocesan seminarians (candidates for priesthood) and clergy and to provide for the retirement needs of retired diocesan priests who offered their lives in priestly ministry and service.

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.

Career Opportunity: Immigration Legal Assistant

July 29, 2021

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Dan Lester, executive director: dlester@cccnmo.org Download the full job description: Immigration Legal Assistant Provide comprehensive immigration legal services under the supervision of a Department of Justice (DOJ) Accredited Representative.  Preparing for and acquiring DOJ Accreditation within one year of hire is required.  Catholic…

Career Opportunity: Director of Finance

July 28, 2021

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Dan Lester, executive director: dlester@cccnmo.org Download the full job description: Director of Finance Job Description Responsible for all levels of bookkeeping, accounting, risk assessment, and audit compliance. Additionally, this position is responsible for payroll and benefits administration along with other HR-related matters, assisting…

Our Opinion: Help for mental health

July 27, 2021

This editorial originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website .Jul. 26 2021 Unfortunately, mental health still is somewhat of a taboo issue, despite the fact one in five adults in America experiences a mental illness. Anxiety disorder, depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are some of the…

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri, X2AI, and Catholic Charities USA join forces to provide mental health support through “Hope”

July 22, 2021

For more information contact Dan Lester, Executive Director for Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri at dlester@cccnmo.org or (573) 635-7719 or Patricia Cole, Vice President of Communications for Catholic Charities USA at pcole@catholiccharitiesusa.org or (703) 236-6218. JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO), the charitable services outreach of the…

United Way distributes $268K in community grants

July 13, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website The United Way of Central Missouri distributed $268,656 on Tuessday to nonprofits dedicated to improving social services.by Joe Gamm Jun. 29 2021 @ 11:05pmPamela Barriere, at right, leads students in a bow upon concluding two songs at Little Explorers…

Veterans United makes $50K donation

June 26, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full article online: News Tribune Website Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri received $50,000 Thursday from Veterans United Foundation.by Joe Gamm Jun. 24 2021 @ 11:05pm Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri received $50,000 Thursday from Veterans United Foundation. The gift is to…

Local refugee resettlement agency celebrates World Refugee Day

June 21, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Columbia Missourian. Read the full story online: Columbia Missourian Website World Refugee Day was celebrated a day early on Saturday with an event for all local refugees put together by the Refugee and Immigration Services of Catholic Charities. The sound of chatter and children’s laughter encompassed the MU Health…

Avenue of escape: The most refugee arrivals in Columbia have come from Myanmar

June 21, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Columbia Missourian. Read the full story online: Columbia Missourian Website Earlier this month, Ma May Si sat on a stool in the back room of Shwe Market International Foods, a grocery store that specializes in Burmese and Southeast Asian food. She described the journey she made with her mother…