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.See Details
To support diocesan mission projects and efforts in Peru, India, and Africa. In lieu of additional second collections, funds collected in this appeal also supports national mission projects and efforts in Latin America, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe, Catholic Near East Welfare Association and Society of the Propagation of the Faith.See Details
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.See Details
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Bob Gannon is a Vietnam veteran who struggled with PTSD, nightmares, and flashbacks for over 30 years until God performed a great miracle in his life through a Novena to St. Therese. Mr. Gannon is coming to St. George Parish to give two inspiring presentations on November 9 at 6:30 PM. The first presentation will…
St. George will be transitioning from our current ParishSoft online giving platform to Blackbaud. All those that use ParishSoft to complete online credit card payments to the church or school will be affected. This new platform will provide a higher level of security, reduce transaction fees, and unify the programs used within the diocese. ParishSoft…
The 19th annual St. George Taste of Italy event will be held on January 16, 2021. This event, sponsored through the Home and School Association, works to bring in funds to support academic programs and projects within our school. The Italian meal will be sold drive thru style with most of the auction items being…
St. George’s New Heritage Hallway Is Looking Good! Thanks to Arlene Broeker for the MANY hours of labor and planning in bringing this gem of history to fruition! And thanks to Rodney Kliethermes, Mike Jacquin, Valora Budnik and many others for their help, too!
Welcome, Fr. Colin Franklin, our new Pastor! Fr. Franklin was ordained on June 9, 2012. Most recently, he has been Pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Edina and St. Aloysius in Baring, and chaplain to the Newman Center in Kirksville.
TOTUS TUUS TOTUS TUUS (Latin for “totally yours”), a parish mission for youth, is coming to our parish the week of July 19-24. Students going into grades 1-6 next fall are invited to participate Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 2:30pm each day for catechesis, games, Mass, songs, Reconciliation, and a chance to build a stronger relationship…
O Immaculate Heart of Mary, we entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick.At the foot of the Cross, you participated in Jesus’ pain, with steadfast faith.Patroness of the Diocese of Jefferson City, you know what we need.We are certain of the power of your intercession, so that, as you did at Cana of Galilee,joy…Read More
Whereas the case numbers of COVID-19 infections remain at their highest levels for many counties of Mid-Missouri; and Whereas the common good demands that the public health requirements and recommendations of the state are to be observed whenever possible; and Whereas the Presbyteral Council has provided their advice with regard to the ongoing reality of…Read More
Bishop McKnight affirms importance of the continuance of Catholic health care values; supports role of health care providers in living those values
JEFFERSON CITY – As representatives of SSM Health and Quorum Health Corporation announced their intent to explore a sale of SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Jefferson City, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight, who leads the Diocese of Jefferson City, looks forward to participating in the process, which will eventually require approval by the Holy See.…Read More
Catholic Stewardship Appeal 2021 launches The Catholic Stewardship Appeal 2021 for our diocese is beginning. Materials for parishes will be available at the Priests’ Institute this week (or mailed to those not attending). The brochure (English and Spanish versions), poster, logo, bulletin inserts, Mass announcements, and prayer intentions may be found at www.diojeffcity.org/csa. The gold…Read More
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…Read More