Diocese of

Jefferson City

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Jefferson City / Civitatis Ieffersonien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Saint Louis

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Immaculate Heart of Mary

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 6

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: 2207 West Main St., P.O. Box 104900, Jefferson City, MO 65110-4900, USA

Phone: +1 (573) 635-9127

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.11.21 – ...):Bishop William Shawn McKnight (55)Bishop William Shawn McKnight (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jefferson City (Roman Rite)

Bishop William Shawn McKnight (55)Bishop William Shawn McKnight (55)
(2017.11.21 – ...)

Bishop of Jefferson City (USA)

Gratias agamus Domino

Born:1968.06.26 (Wichita, KS, USA)
Ordained Priest:1994.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:2018.02.06

Priest of Wichita (USA) (1994.05.28 – 2017.11.21)

Bishop of Jefferson City (USA) (2017.11.21 – ...)

Bishop John Raymond Gaydos (80)Bishop John Raymond Gaydos (80)
(1997.06.25 – 2017.11.21)

Bishop emeritus of Jefferson City (USA)

With a shepherd’s care

Born:1943.08.14 (St. Louis, MO, USA)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1997.08.27

Priest of Saint Louis (USA) (1968.12.20 – 1997.06.25)

Bishop of Jefferson City (USA) (1997.06.25 – 2017.11.21)

Bishop Michael Francis McAuliffe
(1969.07.02 – 1997.06.25)

In truth and charity

Born:1920.11.22 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1945.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1969.08.18
Died:2006.01.09 († 85)

Bishop of Jefferson City (USA) (1969.07.02 – 1997.06.25)

Bishop Joseph Mary Marling, C.PP.S.
(1956.08.24 – 1969.07.02)

Per Sanguinem Crucis

Born:1904.08.31 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1929.02.21
Consecrated Bishop:1947.08.06
Died:1979.10.02 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Thasus (1947.06.07 – 1956.08.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kansas City–Saint Joseph (USA) (1947.06.07 – 1956.08.24)

Bishop of Jefferson City (USA) (1956.08.24 – 1969.07.02)

Titular Bishop of Lesina (1969.07.02 – 1976.01.16)

Special Churches

Churches by City (117)

Kansas City–Saint Joseph (←), Des Moines (↖), Davenport (↑), Peoria (↗), Springfield in Illinois (↗), Saint Louis (→), Springfield–Cape Girardeau (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 57,287 km²

Population: 74,954 Catholics (8.1% of 923,790 total)

Pastoral Centres: 91 parishes, 6 missions

Personnel: 89 priests (diocesan), 99 deacons, 20 religious (1 brother, 19 sisters), 8 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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