- Aug 9, 2020
This year, Jefferson City Bishop W. Shawn McKnight appointed Father Jeremy Secrist to serve as the bishop’s delegate for care and promotion of pipe organs.
A Catholic high school in Jefferson City is disciplining a teacher and coach after students reported that he used a racial slur during a class last week.
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Friday referred 12 former priests for potential criminal prosecution but stopped short of recommending charges against any top church leaders, despite concluding the Catholic Church was involved in “long, sustained and far-reaching cover-up.”
Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City expressed gratitude that lives were spared and that all residents of the Missouri capital are accounted for following a devastating tornado.
Laypeople need to help the U.S. bishops get out from under the clerical sex abuse scandal that is plaguing the Church, said Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City in a message to Catholics of his diocese posted Nov. 16 on the diocesan website.