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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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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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Parish News

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Sign up for FORMED.org

By Donna Long | February 5, 2021

Click here to view the sign-up instructions for FORMED.org in English and Spanish.

Bulletin – February 7, 2021

By Donna Long | February 5, 2021

Click here to view the bulleting for February 7, 2021 – Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time.

Lenten Booklets Available in February

By Donna Long | January 22, 2021

Lenten booklets will be available at the beginning of February. Click here to read a preview of the booklets that will be available.

Daughters of Isabella, Circle 105 – Announcement

By Donna Long | November 23, 2020

Please click here to read the announcement from Regent, Regina Miskell.

Chosen – High School Youth Group

By Donna Long | September 23, 2020

Holy Rosary/St. Stephen’s High School youth group, Chosen, meets on Wednesdays from 7:00pm – 8:30pm and begins on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Masks are encouraged and we will do our best to social distance. A meal is provided each week, followed by a game/activity and topic discussion. All HS students are welcome! Come as you…

Welcome To St. Stephen Catholic Church!

By Donna Long | August 20, 2020

National search announced for new president of Fr. Tolton Catholic High School, Columbia

By Helen Osman | April 1, 2019

COLUMBIA — Bishop Shawn McKnight, bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City, announced today a national search for the next president of Fr. Tolton Catholic High School. The school, which opened its doors in 2011, currently has 262 students in grades nine through 12. The national search will be coordinated by School Sisters of Notre…

Ad limina: an opportunity to cross a threshold

By Helen Osman | March 8, 2019

By Bishop Shawn McKnight Next January, I will be making a special trip to Rome, along with other bishops from Missouri and some adjoining states. We have been invited to make our “ad limina” visit to the Holy See. The Latin phrase refers to one of the primary reasons for the visit, to pray at…