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Bishop W. Shawn McKnight issues decree to promote public safety and well-being

JEFFERSON CITY — Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of the Diocese of Jefferson City has issued a decree which restricts the type of public gatherings in the 95 parishes of the diocese. The decree is for April 1-30, and limits access of the diocesan campuses — although lessons are continuing through remote learning for students in the diocesan schools.

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Decree On Pastoral Activities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The following decree was issued by Bishop W. Shawn McKnight on March 31, 2020. It is effective April 1-30, 2020.

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30 March 2020

Today’s Monday Morning Memo offers recommendations on how parishes can continue their ministry in a time of “shelter at home/safe at work” recommendations.

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DIOCESAN EVENTS

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

January 1: The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is a Holy Day of Obligation in the Catholic Church. Check Mass times at your local parish.

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Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

January 1: The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is a Holy Day of Obligation in the Catholic Church. Check Mass times at your local parish.

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Palm Sunday Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Lake

4/5/20, 10:00 AM Mass for Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

By Mary Wageman | April 4, 2020

Palm Sunday Mass streamed from Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Lake Ozark, Missouri. All public worship has been suspended in our Diocese. The faithful will not be able to attend in person. We are following the guidelines from our Bishop for celebrating a private mass and streaming to the public. ReadingsPrayersAct of Spiritual…

Enter into Holy Week: Palm Sunday

By Monsignor Makarewicz | April 4, 2020

What a challenge for us this year as Catholics when the celebration that invites the greatest variety of participation from the people is closed to public worship.  The celebration of the Lord’s entrance into Holy Week with the blessing of the palms, the grand procession singing the hosannas, and the moving narration of the Gospel…

4/4/20 Mass for Saturday, Fifth Week of Lent

By Monsignor Makarewicz | April 4, 2020

Daily Holy Mass streamed from Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Lake Ozark, Missouri. All public worship has been suspended in our Diocese. The faithful will not be able to attend in person. We are following the guidelines from our Bishop for celebrating a private mass and streaming to the public. ReadingsPrayersAct of Spiritual…

4-3-2020 Stations of the Cross

By Mary Wageman | April 3, 2020

Streamed live on Friday, April 3, 2020

Lenten Rice Bowls

By Mary Wageman | April 3, 2020

At this time, we are asking our Parishioners to hold on to their Rice Bowls until the stay at home orders are lifted.  The need for your continual donations is, and will be, greater than ever!  Thank you for your generosity.

4/3/20 Mass for Friday, Fifth Week of Lent

By Monsignor Makarewicz | April 2, 2020

Daily Holy Mass streamed from Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Lake Ozark, Missouri. All public worship has been suspended in our Diocese. The faithful will not be able to attend in person. We are following the guidelines from our Bishop for celebrating a private mass and streaming to the public. ReadingsPrayersAct of Spiritual…

BLESSING BAGS

By Deacon Jim Hankins | April 2, 2020

If this is a question you are asking yourself, we do have a way you can put that extra love and energy to good use. BLESSING BAGS Our Lady of the Lake Parish is starting a new avenue for people to help those in need of food and for those who need this help.  Many…

St. Pope John Paul after Midnight Mass, Christmas 1982

St. Pope John Paul II’s Annivesary of Death

By Monsignor Makarewicz | April 2, 2020

Today is the fifteen anniversary of the passing of St. Pope John Paul II. It is fitting that all of us offer a prayer of gratitude to God for raising up a saint such as him, a true reflection of the light of Christ in a very dark world. It is easy for most of…