Media Mentions

And Diocesan Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS

From the Diocese of Jefferson City

12 July 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 Please see this link for official appointments which were announced on July 8, and join me in praying for…

5 July 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 Grandparents Day The World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly will be celebrated annually on the fourth Sunday of…

Weekly Webinar #7: Online Giving

This webinar covers the benefits of online giving for parishioners and your parish, how it incorporates into a parish stewardship model and how you can take advantage of the diocesan contract with Blackbaud to save time and money for your parish.

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.

Seminarian Formation and Priest Retirement Collection (Assessed)

To form and educate diocesan seminarians (candidates for priesthood) and clergy and to provide for the retirement needs of retired diocesan priests who offered their lives in priestly ministry and service.

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.

Hear My Story: Rooa

June 19, 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? Rooa Can you tell us about where you’re from? Somalia. I lived in Somalia…

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…