Media Mentions

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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.

Jim Wisch stays busy helping Jefferson City community

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story at the News Tribune Website. Jim Wisch has worn a number of hats — from engineer to business owner to hospital board member to volunteer to artist. Although Wisch is retired, he finds himself very busy these days.Your He oftentimes finds…

Catholic Charities Receives $3,243 Donation for a New Upright Refrigerator from The Food Bank

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO) announced today that they are a recipient of a $3,243 grant from The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri (The Food Bank) to help provide hunger-relief to Cole County families. The funds have been used to purchase a glass-door upright refrigerator that…

Catholic Charities begins overhaul of Shikles building

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: Jefferson City News Tribune Website. The transformation of the former Shikles Auditorium in Jefferson City to become the new home of Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is underway. Crews have been on the site since November, said Cristal…

Agencies enthusiastically prepare for increased refugee resettlement in Columbia

This story originally appeared in the Columbia Daily Tribune. Read the full story online: Columbia Daily Tribune Website. After four years of decline, refugee resettlement in Columbia may be on the upswing again soon with the start of the Biden administration. Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigration Services in fiscal year 2020 resettled 34 people in mid-Missouri, said Sam Moog,…

Enroll Today: Next Walk With Ease Program January 10 – February 20

Register online by Monday, January 4 for the next Walk With Ease Program, offered by Catholic Charities, Live Well By Faith, and MU Extension

Catholic Charities announces expansion in Refugee and Immigration Services

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO) has announced that as of December 1,, 2020, Samantha “Sam” Moog will serve as their new Director of Refugee Resettlement. Lorna Tran, who directed both the refugee resettlement program and the immigration services program for the non-profit for the last 13 years, will…

Catholic Charities to serve as distribution site for World Day of the Poor Event

St. Peter Catholic Church in Jefferson City will be holding their annual World Day of the Poor Event on Sunday, November 15. In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, they have modified their usual sit-down meal and event to a drive thru event for this year. Catholic Charities is proud to serve as one of four…

Career Opportunity: Refugee Health Promotion Coordinator

Update 12/3/2020: This position has now been filled and application process closed. Thank you for your interest in Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Dan Lester, Executive Director: dlester@cccnmo.org Download: Refugee Health Promotion Coordiantor Job Description The Health Promotion Coordinator is responsible for implementing…