Oct 042013
Annual Assembly a Success

More than 450 Catholics came to the Missouri State Capitol on Saturday, September 27 for the Missouri Catholic Conference’s (MCC) Annual Assembly. Those attending enjoyed a keynote address by the Most Revered Bishop Richard E. Pates of Des Moines, Iowa. Bishop Pates, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on International Justice and […]

 October 4, 2013  Posted by at 3:38 pm 2013 Annual Assembly, News, Uncategorized No Responses »
Sep 192013
Youth Track Program at the Annual Assembly a Favorite with Students

“I felt like I had the power to make a major decision that would change the world.” “Awesome! The scavenger hunt was so much fun.” “It was an amazing experience.” “I can’t wait to come back next year.” These are some of the comments from students who attended past youth track programs at the Annual […]

 September 19, 2013  Posted by at 3:18 pm 2013 Annual Assembly, News No Responses »
Sep 192013
Not Too Late to Register

It is not to late to register for the Annual Assembly on September 28 at the State Capitol in Jefferson City! Click here for a description of the workshops. The Bishops of Missouri will take part in the days’ events, including the opening and closing ceremonies, and the day will end with a Mass concelebrated […]

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Sep 162013
Annual Assembly Workshop Feature:  St. Raymond's Society, Stabilizing the   Pro-Life Tripod

According to ancient lore, St. Raymond’s mother died while giving birth to him by Caesarean section. For this reason St. Raymond is the patron saint of unborn babies, newborns, and expectant mothers. The St. Raymond’s Society is dedicated to supporting mothers  who choose life; giving special attention to long term support after the child is […]

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Sep 062013
Catholic Missourian Article Focuses on MCC Annual Assembly Keynote Speaker

A recent article in the Catholic Missourian, written by Editor Jay Nies, focused on the MCC’s Annual Assembly keynote speaker, Bishop Richard E. Pates. Click here to read the article. Click here for more information on the Annual Assembly, including how to register for the free event.         Posted: September 6, 2013

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Sep 032013
Annual Assembly Workshop Feature: Latino Catholicism

The United States has the third largest Catholic population in world, largely because of its growing Latino population. Latino Catholicism represents a diversity of cultures and traditions. At the MCC Annual Assembly a workshop will be offered that explores this rich faith heritage that has a deep devotion to Mary, a strong family unit and […]

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Aug 192013
MCC Annual Assembly Workshop Feature: Confronting Violence through "Hot Spots" Policing

Read any metropolitan newspaper and you will notice that violence is a serious concern in urban areas. Is there anything that can be done to make our urban core safer? At the MCC Annual Assembly on Saturday, September 28, Dr. Richard Rosenfeld, a Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, […]

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