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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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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…

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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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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…

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Saturday Evening Mass Time to Change

By ssprenger | December 7, 2022

Beginning the first full weekend in January, the Saturday evening Mass will be changing to 5 PM. January 7, 2023 will be the first 5 PM Saturday evening Mass.

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…

DIOCESAN News

23 January 2023

In this week’s Monday Morning Memo, listen to the latest Podcast from the Diocese of Jefferson City. Three members of our clergy share how they crossed paths with Pope Benedict during his life. Hear how these experiences changed their lives.

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Love is central to the message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a reminder that God has blessed all of us with the power to change the world for the better — and that power is love.

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16 January 2023

As we celebrate this holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., read a special message from Bishop McKnight. Plus get information about a newly-scheduled marriage encounter weekend on Feb. 11-12 in Jefferson City.

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9 January 2023

This week the Diocese of Jefferson City continues our observation of the Novemdiales — the nine official days of mourning following the funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. A number of memorial Masses are scheduled across the diocese this week.

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Memorial Masses planned for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Catholics across the Diocese of Jefferson City are invited to attend a memorial Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who died on Dec. 31, 2022.
Pope Benedict’s funeral will be held on Jan. 5 in Rome. Following the funeral, our diocese and all Catholics will observe nine official days of mourning, called the Novemdiales.
Public memorial Masses for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI will be held during this time in our diocese.

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2 January 2023

As we mourn the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the Diocese of Jefferson City has released plans for how we will mark the death of a pope in accordance with the traditions and customs of our Church. Read more in this week’s Monday Morning Memo, which also includes resources related to the National Eucharistic Revival.

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Mourning the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

We now mourn the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, a wise shepherd who dedicated his life to Christ and the mission of the Church. As we reflect on his impact on our world and our Church, the Diocese of Jefferson City joins Pope Francis and Catholics across the globe in prayer for our former pope.  

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Ahora estamos de luto por la muerte del Papa Emérito Benedicto XVI

Ahora estamos de luto por la muerte del Papa Emérito Benedicto XVI, un pastor sabio que dedicó su vida a Cristo y a la misión de la Iglesia. Al reflexionar…

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Diocesan plans for mourning the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

The following is a letter from the Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City: Our Diocese has begun to plan for how we will mark the death of…

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19 December 2022

In our latest podcast, we answer questions about Christmas from our Catholic school students — the link to the podcast is included in this week’s Monday Morning Memo. As a reminder, the Chancery will be closed on Friday, December 23, and Monday, December 26, for the Christmas holiday.

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12 December 2022

Join us in prayer for Mary Elizabeth Schaffer, the mother of Bishop McKnight, who died on December 8. This Monday Morning Memo also has information about recent official appointments, links to the latest Catholic Missourian stories and much more.

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5 December 2022

There are several important updates in this week’s Monday Morning Memo. Learn about our upcoming Christmas Special Collection, make sure you complete your Official Catholic Directory updates and help share the job posting for President of Sacred Heart School in Sedalia. Plus a new video shows off the progress being made on the renovation of our Cathedral of St. Joseph.

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