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ANNOUNCEMENTS

From the Diocese of Jefferson City

28 September 2020

Today’s Monday Morning Memo has stuff good for our body, mind and souls: Rosary Across America, Walk with Ease, Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship and more

The times that try our souls

By Bishop W. Shawn McKnight During an historic pandemic, our country faces one of the most contentious presidential election campaigns in recent memory. Some of our fellow Americans may be wondering if they are living in the apocalypse, with fire, drought, hurricanes, flooding, riots and other stresses added to the mix.  Just where is our…

31 August 2020

New pro-life ministry resources and a discernment process for parts of our diocese are in today’s Monday Morning Memo.

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.

The Solemnity of All Saints

November 1, 2020 | The Solemnity of All Saints Day (All Saints Day) 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.

Hear My Story: Abdullahi

June 17, 2020

Stories of tragedy, courage, and hope reborn: these are the voices of the refugees served by Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.   Learn more about the refugee experience from those who have lived it first hand. What is your name? Abdullahi Can you tell us about where you’re from? Somalia What was life like…

Organization awards Catholic Charities more than $91,000

June 17, 2020

This story originally appeard in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: Jefferson City News Tribune Website The Center for Disaster Philanthropy has awarded more than $90,000 to Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri. Catholic Charities received $91,506 to fund long-term disaster case management for survivors of the May 22, 2019,…

Hear My Story: Yusuf

June 15, 2020

Stories of tragedy, courage, and hope reborn: these are the voices of the refugees served by Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.   Learn more about the refugee experience from those who have lived it first hand. What is your name? Yusuf Can you tell us about where you’re from? I’m originally from Mogadishu, Somalia.…

Hear My Story: Hussein

June 9, 2020

Stories of tragedy, courage, and hope reborn: these are the voices of the refugees served by Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.   Learn more about the refugee experience from those who have lived it first hand. What is your name? Hussein Can you tell us about where you’re from? I’m from Iraq, Basra Where…

Hear My Story: Bienvenu

June 4, 2020

Stories of tragedy, courage, and hope reborn: these are the voices of the refugees served by Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.   Learn more about the refugee experience from those who have lived it first hand. What is your name? Bienvenu Can you tell us about where you’re from? I’m from the Democratic Republic…

Statement of the Missouri Catholic Bishops on the Death of George Floyd and its Aftermath

June 2, 2020

Originally published by the Missouri Catholic Conference: READ THE FULL STATEMENT ONLINE: Missouri Catholic Conference Website We, the Catholic bishops of Missouri, wish to express our anger and sadness at the senseless death of George Floyd. This tragedy tears open a wound that hasn’t completely healed in Missouri following the death of Michael Brown. It…

The Journey to Disaster Recovery Continues

June 2, 2020

This article originally appeared in the print edition of the Catholic Missourian: READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE A strong and violent wind heralded a year of favor from the Lord. It began with the Eldon and Jefferson City tornado of May 22, 2019, continued with a summer of flooding throughout central and northeastern Missouri, and…

Give a Hand Food Drive – May 30

May 26, 2020

Join Catholic Charities, Helias Catholic High School, The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri, and the United Way of Central Missouri as we host a food drive in support of Aging Best senior centers throughout mid-Missouri. This is a drive thru donation event – simply place your items for donation in your trunk, and…