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ANNOUNCEMENTS

From the Diocese of Jefferson City

29 November 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the graphic Bishop’s messages Graphics for use during Advent, whether in conjunction with the Prepare Ye! program or otherwise, are available through the link above (click on the dark blue ‘download graphic’ button. New Order of Christian Initiation of Adults Earlier…

22 November 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 Holy days and holiday schedule The Chancery offices will be closed for the following holy days and holidays through…

15 November 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 Mandatory training for new payroll system With the transition to new payroll software, Paylocity Payroll, all pastors, principals and…

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.

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.

Priest Ministry Day

Diocesan Priests’ Retreat, option 1 in Ars, France.  Option 2 is Conception Abbey in Conception, MO from April 25-29, 2022.  Priests may contact Msgr. Robert Kurwicki for questions or information. This event is by invitation only. Please pray for our priests and for a successful gathering.

Catholic Charities welcomes first Afghan refugee into mid-Missouri

October 28, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Columbia Daily Tribune. Read the full story online: Columbia Daily Tribune Website Lauren Tronstad Columbia Daily Tribune Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri welcomed the first Afghan refugee into the area Sunday after starting preparations in August. “We are thrilled to have an arrival from Afghanistan,” Dan Lester, executive…

Catholic Charities reporting first Afghan arrival in Central Missouri

October 28, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website If you have a “mother-in-law room,” bed and breakfast or even a bedroom over a garage, staff settling Afghan refugees in the area may want to speak with you. by Joe Gamm Sep. 28 2021 @ 11:05pm Dan Lester,…

Pieces falling into place at new CCCNMO headquarters

September 17, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Catholic Missourian. Read the full story online: Catholic Missourian Website Mission and memory prominently illustrated throughout Catholic Charities; nearly completed center for charitable outreach This first window tells our history and the important historical fabric which we are preserving for future generations.”JIM WISCH, BOARD MEMBER, CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF CENTRAL…

Dioceses prepare to welcome first Afghans starting new lives in U.S.

September 17, 2021

This story originally appeared in the National Catholic Reporter. Read the full story online: National Catholic Reporter website Sep 16, 2021 by Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News ServiceJusticeParish Patrick Raglow and the resettlement staff at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City expect to be very busy very soon. They are preparing to welcome to Oklahoma 1,800…

‘Growing Together’ event series features immigrant stories, cuisine

September 16, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Columbia Missourian. Read the full story online: Missourian Website In a scene out of a culinary daydream, a small but engaged group of Columbians gathered around a table of produce Friday evening outside Broadway Christian Church, shouting out their favorite recipes and recounting cooking tips passed down through their…

Local organizations are preparing to resettle Afghan refugees. Here’s what you can do to help.

August 31, 2021

This story originally appeared in The Columbia Missourian. Read the full story online: Columbia Missourian Website As President Joe Biden’s Aug. 31 deadline looms for completing the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, local agencies are looking at next steps and how to help Afghan evacuees who may soon find themselves in mid-Missouri.  “I don’t know how many…

Eviction moratorium’s end sparks anxiety among renters

August 31, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full article online: News Tribune Website For many in Missouri, paying the rent during the pandemic has been difficult.Missouri lawmakers approved use of about $300 million from federal emergency relief funds in rental assistance in January, intended to help them and their landlords.…

Nonprofit stands ready to assist, integrate refugees

August 31, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full article online: News Tribune Website Afghan refugees could begin arriving in Central Missouri this week.The nonprofit agency Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO) has helped refugees from around the world integrate into Missouri for the past 40 years, Director Dan…