Diocesan News

The Office of Religious Education, Youth and Young Adult Ministry has launched the Salt and Light Newsletter. You can find issues on our website at The February newsletter is chock-full of summer opportunities for our young people! Please contact Maureen Quinn if you’d like to receive it in your email or need more information.
Engaged couples: The next Pre-Cana Conference is March 12, 8:45 am – 4:30 pm at St. Thomas More Newman Center in Columbia. Please go to to register. Or consider an Engaged Encounter weekend March 4-6 at St. Pius X Parish in Moberly. More information and registration is at
Parishioners in our diocese are encouraged to apply for $1,000 college scholarships from the William H. (Bill) Simon Scholarship and John L. Warack Scholarship funds. Deadline for applying is March 31, 2022. For more information and to apply, visit Two graphics for use in bulletins or social media are available through the link below.
All Cursillistas are invited to a Grand Reunion Feb. 26, 9:30 am to 4 pm, at Tolton Catholic High School, 3351 E Gans Road in Columbia, MO. Come to inspire, to encourage, and to replenish spiritually for the work the Holy Spirit intends for us. It is sure to be an inspirational day filled with some great speakers, share a meal, and group with others across our diocese! For more information and to register, go to