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ANNOUNCEMENTS

From the Diocese of Jefferson City

12 April 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue. Bishop’s messages Pastors and PLCs to complete and return Safe Environment Compliance Confirmation All pastors and parish life coordinators are asked to download this letter, complete it and return to Connie Schepers no later than May 1. Thank you for your prompt…

5 April 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue. Bishop’s messages New deaneries, coat of arms effective July 1 On March 9 I issued a decree establishing new deaneries for our diocese, which will be effective July 1. We will be publishing a map of the new deaneries in the April…

29 March 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue. Bishop’s messages In observance of the Easter Triduum, the Chancery offices will be closed Good Friday and Easter Monday. The Diocese of Jefferson City has a group agreement with ONE LICENSE, which gives our parishes a 20% discount on ONE LICENSE’s rates.…

Ascension of the Lord

Holy Day of Obligation observed.

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.

Communication and Education Collection

To evangelize through TV, radio, internet and other media to spread the Gospel, and to fund academic scholarships and continuing education of priests of the diocese at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.

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Missouri Bishops issue statement on Medicaid Expansion

Download a copy of the full statement here: Bishops’ Statement on Medicaid Expansion Statement of the Missouri Catholic Conference on Current Legislative Considerations of Medicaid Expansion In the fall of 2019, we expressed our support for the Medicaid expansion ballot initiative, stating “we offer our support for this effort because of the unmet healthcare needs…

New Walk With Ease Session begins April 12 – Registration Open

Walk With Ease (WWE) is recognized by the CDC as an evidence-based walking program to improve balance and strength, increase walking pace, and improve arthritis symptoms and confidence in one’s ability to manage arthritis symptoms.  Through weekly Zoom sessions, trained lifestyle coaches facilitate discussions regarding challenges and successes of the walking program and provide education…

Nutrition Counseling Classes begin six week session on April 13th

Would you like help changing your food & health attitudes and behaviors? Catholic Charities is here to help! CCCNMO’s Nutrition Counseling program will help participants to learn how to incorporate healthy cooking skills and new food knowledge into their lifestyle. Classes are led by a Registered Dietitian using the Healthy for Life Program created by…

New home for Catholic Charities is taking shape

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: Jefferson City News Tribune Website The new home for Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is taking shape.The former La Salette Missionaries chapel and gymnasium in Jefferson City are undergoing a transformation into a comprehensive health and social services…

Family connected to resources through 211 help line

This story originally appeard in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website Callers to 211, the community help line, have somewhat consistently for years needed assistance with the same things — housing and paying utilities.by Joe Gamm Feb. 20 2021 @ 11:11pm Megan Criddle, right, talks to her 7-month-old daughter, Hope,…

All Catholic Charities sites closed February 17th due to winter weather

All Catholic Charities offices in Jefferson City, Columbia, and Sedalia are closed on Wednesday, February 17th in response to winter weather. Please stay tuned to this website and Catholic Charities social media for updates on further closures.

Transformation well under way for new Catholic Charities headquarters

This story originally appeared in the Catholic Missourian. Read the full story online: Catholic Missourian Website By Jay Nies Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri’s new headquarters in Jefferson City will be one of the most energy-efficient buildings around. The renovated and expanded former La Salette Seminary chapel and gymnasium will include an array…

Catholic Charities Hispanic resource coordinator breaks down barriers to help throughout the diocese

This story originally appeared in The Catholic Missourian. Read the full article online: Catholic Missourian Website. By Jay Nies “Estoy aquí para ti.” “I am here for you.” Ilsi Palacios embodies those words of assurance to Spanish-speaking people in need throughout the Jefferson City diocese. She is the Hispanic Resource Coordinator for Catholic Charities of Central…