PARISH NEWS

Diocesan Events

Ascension of the Lord

Holy Day of Obligation observed.

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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.

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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.

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Diocesan Mission Collection

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.

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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.

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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.

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Parish News

Stay connected with our parish by enjoying these latest news items

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Divine Mercy Sunday with Donna Cori

By ssprenger | March 16, 2021

Join us at St. George Parish to celebrate the Feast of Divine Mercy on Sunday, April 11 2021 at 5 PM in the church with Catholic recording artist, Donna Cori. This is a free presentation and open to the public. Donna Cori will provide music, Rosary Chaplet of Divine Mercy, and Reflection on the 5…

Tim Francis Presents “Signs From God”

By ssprenger | March 9, 2021

St. George will be hosting a virtual presentation of “Signs From God – Miracles and Their Meaning” presented by Tim Francis. The Zoom presentation can be watched from your home or with friends at the St. George School on March 10 or March 11 at 6:30 PM. The presentations are free and open to the…

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2021 Spring Fling

By ssprenger | February 22, 2021

The 2021 St. George Spring Fling will be virtual this year! The event will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2021 and will be live streamed via the St. George Parish Facebook page starting at 7:30 PM. Each $100 ticket will give you the chance of winning one of the 20 money prizes. A total…

Consecration to St. Joseph

By ssprenger | January 8, 2021

What does it mean for a person to be consecrated to St. Joseph? Well, it basically means that you acknowledge that he is your spiritual father, and you want to be like him. To show it, you entrust yourself entirely into his paternal care so that he can help you acquire his virtues and become…

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God’s Miracles in Our Lives

By ssprenger | October 18, 2020

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 Online Giving is changing

By ssprenger | October 8, 2020

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…

St. George Taste of Italy

By ssprenger | October 7, 2020

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…

Heritage Hallway

By ssprenger | June 27, 2020

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!

DIOCESAN News

3 May 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 consider promoting the Catholic Rural Life Novena to St. Isidore, patron saint of farmers, using the suggested bulletin…

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26 April 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the gold buttons. Bishop’s messages Pope Francis will kick off a worldwide month-long prayer on May 1 for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vatican has announced.  The Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization said that it…

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Bishop W. Shawn McKnight statement in response to verdict in Derek Chauvin murder trial

In response to the verdict of guilty in the ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin trial for the killing of George Floyd in May 2020, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight has issued the following statement: While the trial of Derek Chauvin has finished and our justice system moves forward, we must still face the reality that we…

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19 April 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue or the gold buttons. Bishop’s messages Pastors and PLCs to complete and return Safe Environment Compliance Confirmation All pastors and parish life coordinators are asked to download this letter, complete it and return to Connie Schepers no later than May 1. Thank…

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12 April 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue. Bishop’s messages Pastors and PLCs to complete and return Safe Environment Compliance Confirmation All pastors and parish life coordinators are asked to download this letter, complete it and return to Connie Schepers no later than May 1. Thank you for your prompt…

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5 April 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue. Bishop’s messages New deaneries, coat of arms effective July 1 On March 9 I issued a decree establishing new deaneries for our diocese, which will be effective July 1. We will be publishing a map of the new deaneries in the April…

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29 March 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue. Bishop’s messages In observance of the Easter Triduum, the Chancery offices will be closed Good Friday and Easter Monday. The Diocese of Jefferson City has a group agreement with ONE LICENSE, which gives our parishes a 20% discount on ONE LICENSE’s rates.…

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15 March 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue. Bishop’s messages Parish staff orientation All parish staff involved in administrative functions are invited to an orientation session hosted by the Chancellor and diocesan offices of Hispanic Ministry and Communications on Tuesday, March 23, 10 am to 1:30 pm (30 minute lunch…

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8 March 2021

Links to more information are available by clicking on words highlighted in blue. Bishop’s messages Updates on response to pandemic: Holy Week celebrations, vaccines Last week I issued a decree with guidance for pastors in the celebration of Lent, Holy Week and the Easter Triduum which extends important safety measures to help protect people from infection and…

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Vaccines should be received, for the common good

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight has issued the following statement: Recent statements from some bishops of the Catholic Church and subsequent news stories on these statements have caused public confusion regarding the moral implications of Catholics using the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. I affirm what the Holy See, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Missouri…

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1 March 2021

Join us for a Novena in Honor of St. Joseph, praying for Pope Francis, supporting the Catholic Relief Services, and more…

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15 February 2021

As we enter the sacred season of Lent, this Monday Morning Memo is chockfull of resources for Lent, info on the Rite of Election, and more.

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