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PHOTOS: Bishop McKnight's pilgrimage to India

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight City and Father Alex Ekka lead a pilgrimage to the Diocese of Jashpur, India, which has been a partner in mission with the Jefferson City diocese since 2012. With Bishop …

PHOTOS: Rorate Mass by candlelight before dawn

Father Jeremy Secrist elevates the Most Blessed Sacrament while celebrating a Rorate Mass by candlelight before dawn on Saturday, Dec. 21. The Rorate Mass is an ancient Catholic tradition for the …

PHOTOS: 2019 Nativity at the Capitol

Choirs and accompanists from St. Francis Xavier School in Taos and Helios Catholic High School in Jefferson City close out the second hour of this year’s Nativity at the Capitol event, held on …

PHOTOS: St. Peter parish Holy Name Society Veterans …

The annual Holy Name Society Veterans Day Mass and Service at St. Peter Church has been a Capital City tradition for over 60 years.  (64 photos)

PHOTOS: Bp. McKnight ordains five permanent deacons, …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight ordains Deacon Pedro Almazan, Deacon Edwin Pacheco, Deacon Santos Rubio, Deacon Jeronimo Chinchilla and Deacon Enrique Castro as permanent deacons for the Jefferson City …

PHOTOS: Bp. McKnight ordains five permanent deacons, …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight ordains Deacon Pedro Almazan, Deacon Edwin Pacheco, Deacon Santos Rubio, Deacon Jeronimo Chinchilla and Deacon Enrique Castro as permanent deacons for the Jefferson City …

PHOTOS: Missouri Catholic Conference 2019 Annual …

About 350 Catholics from all over Missouri join the state’s Roman Catholic bishops in the Capitol Oct. 6 for the Missouri Catholic Conference’s 24th Annual Assembly. The theme for this …

PHOTOS: Public Rosary in the Square rally in …

Members of Immaculate Conception parish in Owensville pray the Rosary together next to a busy intersection at noon on Oct. 12. This Public Rosary in the Square rally was one of thousands of Rosary …

PHOTOS: Guadalupe Circle 60th anniversary …

Members of the Guadalupe Circle, a Jefferson City-area women’s faith and fellowship group named in honor of the Blessed Mother under her title of Our Lady of Guadalupe, gather at St. Joseph …

PHOTOS: Edina parish 175th anniversary

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight joins parishioners and friends of St. Joseph parish in Edina for Mass and a reception to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the parish’s founding. Joining the bishop at …

PHOTOS: National Day of Remembrance for the …

CLICK HERE to read an article about this event. About 75 people gather in St. Andrew Church in Holts Summit Sept. 14 for a prayerful observance of the National Day of Remembrance for the Aborted. …

PHOTOS: Ss. Peter & Paul Parish in Boonville

CLICK HERE to read a related article.  Members of Ss. Peter & Paul parish in Boonville take part in an array of activities.  (10 photos)

PHOTOS: First Mass for St. Vincent de Paul parish

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight presides at the inaugural Mass for the newly created St. Vincent de Paul parish in Sedalia on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. The new parish, which carries the same name as …

PHOTOS: Sister Kathleen Wegman SSND golden jubilee …

CLICK HERE to read a related article.  Bishop W. Shawn McKnight presides at a Mass in the Cathedral of St. Joseph on Sept. 14 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sister Kathleen Wegman …

PHOTOS: First day of school in Salisbury

Students gather for their first day of the 2019-20 academic year at St. Joseph School in Salisbury, while construction continues on a substantial addition to the school building that is scheduled to …

PHOTOS: Consecrating of altar, rededicating of St. …

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight offers Mass, blesses the walls and the people, consecrates the altar and rededicates St. Stanislaus Church in Wardsville on Aug. 29, following the completion of renovations. …

PHOTOS: Hispanic Heritage Mass and Celebration

About 700 people from throughout the Jefferson City diocese -- most originally from or having parents or grandparents from Latin American countries -- gather in the Cathedral of St. Joseph in …

PHOTOS: Rededication of St. Mary of the Angels Church …

CLICK HERE to read a related article.  Bishop W. Shawn McKnight offers Mass in and rededicates the recently renovated St. Mary of the Angels Church in Wien, in northeastern Chariton County, …