Media Mentions

And Diocesan Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS

From the Diocese of Jefferson City

Statement for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight Today we honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a Christian who sacrificed his life in enabling our country to come to a “more perfect union.” His words are perhaps more urgent today, as we struggle with what we can do to heal the terrible divisions and to cease…

18 January 2021

Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King. Read Bishop McKnight’s statement, and more information, in today’s Monday Morning Memo.

11 January 2021

Join us in praying for civic leaders, thanking our religious, and keeping our copyrights clean … in today’s Monday Morning Memo!

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.

Catholic Relief Services and Development (3 in 1) Collection

To help needy, sick and hungry overseas; support the administration and works of the Holy Father; support work of sacred shrines and Church in the Holy Land.

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.

Radio Friends with Paul Pepper: Catholic Charities Refugee & Immigration Services

September 16, 2020

Grace Wildenhaus from CCCNMO appeared on the Paul Pepper show to discuss Refugee & Immigration Services. View the original story on the KBIA Website.

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri expands food and nutrition services

September 11, 2020

This story originally appeared on KRCG TV. View the full story on the KRCG Website. JEFFERSON CITY — The Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri has expanded its Food and Nutrition Services Program to senior citizens in Cole County after seeing the need local seniors have for nutritious foods. The expansion has been made possible through a…

Career Opportunity: Financial Education AmeriCorps Member

August 12, 2020

Learn more about what it means to be an AmeriCorps Member and find applications for this position at the AmeriCorps Website. Member Duties : The AmeriCorps Members will use the FDIC’s Money Smart curriculum to provide financial education that will influence and enhance client’s financial skills and ability to create positive banking relationships. The AmeriCorps Member…

Hear My Story: Celestine

August 12, 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? Celestine, Rozalia, Alphonsina and Diani Can you tell us about where you’re from? Uganda…

Catholic Charities providing aid to residents affected by July flash flood

August 11, 2020

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: Jefferson City News Tribune Website After an unprecedented amount of rain fell July 19 in Jefferson City, many households were left needing assistance securing new housing, cleaning up their properties and recovering from flash flooding. Catholic Charities of Central and…

Hear My Story: Shewit

August 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? Shewit Can you tell us about where you’re from? Asmara, Eritrea Where were you…

Hear My Story: John and Ma Ri

August 3, 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? John and Ma Ri  Can you tell us about where you’re from? John: Burma,…

Hear My Story: Amal

August 3, 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? Amal Al-Basha Rayyan Al-Ali  Can you tell us about where you’re from? All of…