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.

Pandemic leads volunteers to do missionary work right here at home

March 30, 2020

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…

An Unexpected Opportunity to put Gospel Values into Action

March 30, 2020

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…

Catholic Charities Launches Online Portal for Relief Efforts

March 26, 2020

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…

Amid COVID-19 fears, groups step up to aid seniors

March 21, 2020

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…

Catholic Charities Service Update – March 19th

March 19, 2020

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…

Responding in Mercy to the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 14, 2020

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…

Volunteer Opportunity: A Matter of Balance Coaches

March 10, 2020

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…

Renovations in the future for Shikles center

March 2, 2020

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…