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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.

Bishop blesses Catholic Charities’ ‘Chariot of Charity’

Bishop blesses Catholic Charities’ ‘Chariot of Charity’

This article originally appeared on the Catholic Missourian’s website and can be read in its entirety there. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNM) is going places, having placed its new Mobile Resource Bus (MRB) into service. Dubbing it the “Chariot of Charity,” Bishop W. Shawn McKnight blessed the…

Bishop blesses Catholic Charities' bus in Jefferson City

Bishop blesses Catholic Charities’ bus in Jefferson City

This article originally appeared on the Jefferson City News Tribune’s website and can be read in its entirety there READ THE FULL ARTICLE JEFFERSON CITY -The new bus for Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is ready to serve. Bishop Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City Diocese blessed the new bus Wednesday with a prayer and…

Jefferson City bishop blesses 'chariot of charity'

Jefferson City bishop blesses ‘chariot of charity’

The Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City’s newest tool is a providential chariot of charity, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight said Wednesday. The Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City’s newest tool is a providential chariot of charity, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight said Wednesday. McKnight spoke to about 40 people as he christened a new mobile resource bus outside…

Linda McAnany Show – Catholic Charities with Dan Lester

Linda McAnany Show – Catholic Charities with Dan Lester, May 15 2018. The Linda McAnany Show is recorded by JCTV on the beautiful campus of Lincoln University of Missouri in Jefferson City Misssouri.

Voices, music celebrate mid-Missouri’s refugee community

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

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

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

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…