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Diocesan Events

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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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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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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Diocesan Priests’ Institute (Lake Ozark)

This event is by invitation only.  Please pray for our priests and for a successful gathering. Priests may contact Msgr. Robert Kurwicki for questions or information.

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Priest Ministry Day

Diocesan Priests’ Retreat, option 1 in Ars, France.  Option 2 is Conception Abbey in Conception, MO from April 25-29, 2022.  Priests may contact Msgr. Robert Kurwicki for questions or information. This event is by invitation only. Please pray for our priests and for a successful gathering.

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Parish News

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Summer Catechetical Program for Children and Youth – July 18 – 23, 2021

By ssprenger | June 22, 2021

Join us for a fun and faith-filled week! Learn about the virtues, beatitudes, and the joyful mysteries of the rosary while growing in your relationship with the Lord. Grades 1 – 6 will be welcomed July 19 – 23 from 9 am to 3 pm daily. There is a lunch fee of $10 per child.…

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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…

DIOCESAN News

2 August 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 Encouraging vaccines Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its COVID-19 recommendations for fully vaccinated…

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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…

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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…

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Weekly Webinar: Online Giving I

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.

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28 June 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 Statement on communion My reflection on the USCCB’s anticipated document on Eucharistic consistency was published in Friday’s The Catholic…

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It’s not just about the sacrament; it’s about communion

By Bishop W. Shawn McKnight It’s not just about the Sacrament of Holy Communion; it’s about the communion of the Church. There’s been much interest in whether the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) intends to restrict some politicians from receiving Holy Communion, based upon our Church’s pro-life teachings. Church (canon) law, however, states…

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14 June 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 Co-Responsibility of Stewardship Last week, I had the opportunity to reflect on how a spirituality of stewardship encourages co-responsibility,…

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7 June 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 Parish staff enrichment All parish staff involved in administrative functions are invited to an orientation session hosted by the…

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31 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 use the graphic above to invite people to participate remotely in the ordination Mass for Deacon Hooper. The…

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24 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 In case you missed it, the appointment of John Knight and Spencer Allen as president and principal, respectively, of…

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Two longtime Catholic educators to lead Helias Catholic High School

John Knight, with 32 years’ experience in Catholic education, to become president Spencer Allen, principal of Cathedral school, tapped as principal of Helias JEFFERSON CITY – Bishop W. Shawn McKnight and Dr. Erin Vader, Superintendent, announced today the appointment of John Knight as president and Spencer Allen as principal of Helias Catholic High School, effective…

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17 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 note the pastoral appointments for the upcoming year are public and can be found on our website. Please…

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