Media Mentions

And Diocesan Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS

From the Diocese of Jefferson City

24 February 2020

By Helen Osman | February 24, 2020

Bishop’s messages Please include this invitation in parish bulletins and other communications: Bishop W. Shawn McKnight invites you to attend our annual Chrism Mass at the Cathedral Church of St. Joseph, 2215 W. Main St., Jefferson City on Thursday, April 2, at 5:30 p.m.  This liturgy unites the diocese in recalling the gifts of the…

17 February 2020

By Helen Osman | February 17, 2020

Bishop’s messages I am grateful to the many pastors, members of our parish pastoral councils and small group coordinators who attended our launch of the diocesan pastoral planning process this past week. In addition to the large gathering on Feb. 8, we had meetings with our pastors during this past week. Please note that the…

10 February 2020

By Helen Osman | February 10, 2020

Bishop’s messages I am grateful to the many pastors, members of our parish pastoral councils and small group coordinators who attended our launch of the diocesan pastoral planning process on Saturday. Please note that the resources are available on our website at diojeffcity.org/better-together. Parish secretaries and others who distribute communications to parishioners can coordinate communication…

Diocesan-Wide Women’s Conference

By Erin Boeckmann | January 21, 2020

Join us for an exciting and inspirational day where we hear the powerful witness of Kelly Wahlquist (founder of WINE/Women in the New Evangelization) as she explores Christ’s Passion through the eyes of women. Registration includes a day of great talks, Lectio Divina, adoration, lunch, snacks, music, and a goodie bad filled with fun items. $40…

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

By Denise Barnes | February 13, 2020

Holy Day  of Obligation in the Catholic Church.  Check Mass times at your local parish.

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

By Denise Barnes | February 13, 2020

Holy Day  of Obligation in the Catholic Church.  Check Mass times at your local parish.

Career Opportunity at Catholic Charities: Director of Development & Outreach

January 17, 2020

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is seeking a Director of Development & Outreach to lead our fundraising, marketing, public relations, and grant application and management efforts.   Applicants must possesses a strong commitment to the mission of Catholic Charities including the understanding of Catholic Social Teaching and ability to demonstrate the philosophy and values…

Missouri to Continue Refugee Resettlement in 2020

January 17, 2020

This press release from the Missouri Catholic Conference can also be found on their website.

Secular Franciscans Order at the Cathedral of St. Joseph

Making a Big Difference in Prison Ministry

December 6, 2019

I have searched hard, yet no words exist to fully describe the physical and emotional unrest felt with the loss of freedom. The distinctive sounds (clank!) of the cell door closing, and suddenly there is no control or power over any situation. You find yourself in a space smaller than a standard master bathroom with…

Tornado intensified Jefferson City housing shortage

Tornado intensified Jefferson City housing shortage

November 23, 2019

This article originally appeared on the Jefferson City News Tribune’s website and can be read in its entirety there. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE Jefferson City residents, late on a May night, stumbled out of decades-old homes that had been converted into apartments, dazed and confused by the impact of a powerful tornado. “You could…

Disaster grants help Mid-Missouri organizations provide hugs, guidance

Disaster grants help Mid-Missouri organizations provide hugs, guidance

November 22, 2019

This article originally appeared on the Jefferson City News Tribune’s website and can be read in its entirety there. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE Over the past six months, United Way of Central Missouri staff and volunteers have provided hugs and guidance to help those affected by summer flooding and a tornado that blew through…

Tornado victims searching for 'new normal'

Tornado victims searching for ‘new normal’

November 21, 2019

This article originally appeared on the Jefferson City News Tribune’s website and can be read in its entirety there. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE This is part of a five-part series exploring what was lost, what progress has been made and what challenges remain six months after the May 22 tornado in Jefferson City. WEDNESDAY: The…

Linda McAnany Show with Dan Lester, 2019

The Linda McAnany Show with Dan Lester Catholic Charities

October 15, 2019

Dan Lester, Executive Director of the Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri, sits down with Linda McAnany to talk about Catholic Charities’ mission, how they are serving their communities in Central and Northern Missouri, and how you can get involved. This program is recorded at Lincoln University of Missouri and broadcast by JCTVAccess on…

Catholic Charities works with all, for all who are in need

Catholic Charities works with all, for all who are in need

October 3, 2019

This article originally appeared on the Catholic Missourian’s website and can be read in its entirety there. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE ou don’t have to be Catholic to get help from Catholic Charities. “Some people hear the name and think, ‘If I’m not Catholic, I’m not able to receive help,” said Dan Lester, executive…