Media Mentions

And Diocesan Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS

From the Diocese of Jefferson City

Prayer to the Immaculate Heart of Mary for Protection from the Coronavirus

O Immaculate Heart of Mary, we entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick.At the foot of the Cross, you participated in Jesus’ pain, with steadfast faith.Patroness of the Diocese of Jefferson City, you know what we need.We are certain of the power of your intercession, so that, as you did at Cana of Galilee,joy…

23 November 2020

Bishop McKnight’s message for Advent and the MIssouri bishops address ethical concerns about vaccines are in today’s Monday Morning Memo.

Decree extended after 27 November

Whereas the case numbers of COVID-19 infections remain at their highest levels for many counties of Mid-Missouri; and Whereas the common good demands that the public health requirements and recommendations of the state are to be observed whenever possible; and Whereas the Presbyteral Council has provided their advice with regard to the ongoing reality of…

The Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord

December 25, 2020 | The Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord is a Holy Day of Obligation. Check Mass times at your local parish.

Infirm Priest Fund Collection (Assessed)

To maintain a reserve fund for out-of-the-ordinary health needs of diocesan priests not covered by health insurance.

Catholic Relief Services and Development (3 in 1) Collection

To help needy, sick and hungry overseas; support the administration and works of the Holy Father; support work of sacred shrines and Church in the Holy Land.

Voices, music celebrate mid-Missouri’s refugee community

June 20, 2017

This story originally appeared on the Columbia Missourian’s website and can be read in its entirety there. READ THE FULL ARTICLE COLUMBIA — The spotlight on Sifa Bihomora lit the stage, illuminating a sign behind the singer that read, “The time is always right to do what is right.” Bihomora, 19, performed a blend of…

Mid-Missourians celebrate refugees with music and art

June 20, 2017

This story originally appeared on KOMU’s website, and can be read in its entirety there. READ THE FULL ARTICLE COLUMBIA – Mid-Missourians celebrated World Refugee Day on Tuesday with live music, poetry and storytelling. Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri hosted the Refugee Community Showcase at Café Berlin. Organizer Alex Ringling said the goal of…

Son left in Ethiopia reunites with Somali family after travel ban blocked

April 26, 2017

This story originally appeared on the Columbia Missourian’s website and can be read in its entirety there. READ THE FULL ARTICLE COLUMBIA — Kaho Barre sat in silence on her couch in her home of two months. As her kids put shoes on and her husband looked for his keys, she anticipated seeing her 16-year-old…

Refugees Welcome in mid-Missouri

February 8, 2017

This article originally appeared on KOMU’s website, and can be found in its entirety on their website. KOMU, https://www.komu.com/videos/refugees-welcome-in-mid-missouri JEFFERSON CITY – Despite President Donald Trump’s plan to implement a temporary ban on certain travel and immigration, Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri continues to welcome refugees.  Executive Director Dan Lester said the Charity will welcome a…

Linda McAnany Show with Michael Van Gundy

April 8, 2015

Guests Michael Van Gundy Executive Director, and Jake Seifert, Administration/Development Director for Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.