Media Mentions

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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.

Jefferson City bishop blesses 'chariot of charity'

Jefferson City bishop blesses ‘chariot of charity’

June 6, 2018

The Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City’s newest tool is a providential chariot of charity, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight said Wednesday. The Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City’s newest tool is a providential chariot of charity, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight said Wednesday. McKnight spoke to about 40 people as he christened a new mobile resource bus outside…

Linda McAnany Show – Catholic Charities with Dan Lester

May 5, 2018

Linda McAnany Show – Catholic Charities with Dan Lester, May 15 2018. The Linda McAnany Show is recorded by JCTV on the beautiful campus of Lincoln University of Missouri in Jefferson City Misssouri.

Voices, music celebrate mid-Missouri’s refugee community

June 20, 2017

This story originally appeared on the Columbia Missourian’s website and can be read in its entirety there. READ THE FULL ARTICLE COLUMBIA — The spotlight on Sifa Bihomora lit the stage, illuminating a sign behind the singer that read, “The time is always right to do what is right.” Bihomora, 19, performed a blend of…

Mid-Missourians celebrate refugees with music and art

June 20, 2017

This story originally appeared on KOMU’s website, and can be read in its entirety there. READ THE FULL ARTICLE COLUMBIA – Mid-Missourians celebrated World Refugee Day on Tuesday with live music, poetry and storytelling. Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri hosted the Refugee Community Showcase at Café Berlin. Organizer Alex Ringling said the goal of…

Son left in Ethiopia reunites with Somali family after travel ban blocked

April 26, 2017

This story originally appeared on the Columbia Missourian’s website and can be read in its entirety there. READ THE FULL ARTICLE COLUMBIA — Kaho Barre sat in silence on her couch in her home of two months. As her kids put shoes on and her husband looked for his keys, she anticipated seeing her 16-year-old…

Refugees Welcome in mid-Missouri

February 8, 2017

This article originally appeared on KOMU’s website, and can be found in its entirety on their website. KOMU, https://www.komu.com/videos/refugees-welcome-in-mid-missouri JEFFERSON CITY – Despite President Donald Trump’s plan to implement a temporary ban on certain travel and immigration, Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri continues to welcome refugees.  Executive Director Dan Lester said the Charity will welcome a…

Linda McAnany Show with Michael Van Gundy

April 8, 2015

Guests Michael Van Gundy Executive Director, and Jake Seifert, Administration/Development Director for Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.