PARISH NEWS

DIOCESAN ANNOUNCEMENTS

6 April 2020

The Monday Morning Memo offers a guide to livestreaming Holy Week services, information on how our benefits providers are actualizing the federal CARES act for employees, and more!

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Palm, Cross and COVID-19

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight delivered the following homily on April 5, 2020, Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, at The Cathedral of St. Joseph, Jefferson City: Today’s liturgy contains a huge contrast. We began with the triumphal entry of Jesus on a donkey through the gates of Jerusalem, and we joined the adulation…

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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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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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Assumption of Mary

Holy Day of Obligation. Check Mass times at your local parish.

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Parish News

Stay connected with our parish by enjoying these latest news items

School Updates

By SSPP | April 3, 2020

Kindergarten Screening & Registration: We will soon begin the process for screening and registration for kindergarten (Class of 2029). Screenings will be much later than normal with registration most likely beginning before screening are completed. Please email office@ssppschool.net to make sure we get you the information for kindergarten. Extension of At-Home Instruction/Building Closure: SSPP is…

Status of Parish Activities

By SSPP | April 3, 2020

THESE ACTIVITIES/EVENTS ARE SUSPENDED: Adoration, First and Third Fridays CCD: Second Grade Children’s Liturgy Confirmation Classes Cursillo God Squad & Juvies for Jesus Legion of Mary Lenten Penance Services RCIA & RCIC Rosary, Monday night group THESE ACTIVITIES/EVENTS ARE POSTPONED: Donna Cori Gibson Concert First Communion Retreat Men’s Consecration to St. Joseph St. Pat’s Dinner…

Fireside Chat from Fr. Bill

By SSPP | April 3, 2020

Please check out “fireside chat” from Father Bill which is available on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/frbill.peckman1/videos/10216332336929640/

School Updates

By SSPP | April 1, 2020

We are Grateful! We are grateful for the continued support of everyone for the work of SSPP Catholic School! Even though we are educating remotely, we strive every day in the formation of disciples of Jesus Christ. Your continued prayers and support for our work do not go unnoticed. Outstanding Job! All of our educators…

Flocknote

By SSPP | March 29, 2020

This week, we introduced a new communication tool for our parish: Flocknote. Due to the unusual circumstances we are in, we kicked it off virtually on our church Facebook page: SS Peter and Paul Church — Boonville, Mo. (Go there to see the video.) We have a lot of amazing things going on here at…

Parish Disaster Responders Team Volunteer Form

By SSPP | March 26, 2020

If you are interested in helping our parish’s Disaster Responders Team, please fill out the form online at: https://diojeffcity.org/parish-disaster-responders-teamvolunteer-form/. Your information will be forwarded to the SSPP parish office, to help assist those in need in our community. You may also contact the office for a paper form to be mailed to you. As well,…

Chrism Mass

By SSPP | March 26, 2020

The Chrism Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, April 2, at the Cathedral with a minimum of ministers. It will be posted as a video-on-demand at approximately 5:30 p.m., April 2, at www.diojeffcity.org.

Request to All of Our Seamstresses, Tailors and Crafters

By SSPP | March 26, 2020

There is a desperate shortage of face masks in the United States right now. Due to this, we are asking for a donation of hand-made cotton face masks so that we can distribute them where they are most needed in our community and local hospitals (if accepted). We need them for patients in hospitals, emergency…