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St. Peter Catholic Church Jefferson City, MO 65101St. Peter Catholic Church
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Welcome to St. Peter Catholic Church

in Jefferson City, Missouri!

We’re glad that you’re visiting our website, and we welcome you to this important part of our community. Founded in 1846, St. Peter Church is rich in faith and tradition.

Following the example of St. Peter, the Apostle, after whom our parish is named, our parish’s common goal and purpose is to profess our belief in the teachings of Jesus Christ through word, worship, education and action. Several hallmarks of our parish are the St. Peter Interparish School (established in 1854), the Vogelweid Learning Center, our devotion to the Blessed Sacrament through celebrations of the Eucharist and parish Perpetual Adoration, and the generous and faithful stewardship, gospel joy, and willing service that our parishioners strive to live out and share with others each day.

The buttons to the side and the pull-down tabs above will provide a great deal of information about our parish and the Catholic Church. We hope that the information on our website will give you a glimpse into the life and vitality of our parish and community.

We invite you to come and personally experience the warmth and hospitality of our parish. We’re located next door to the historic and beautiful Missouri State Capitol. You’re always welcome to visit us on the web and to come for a visit in Jefferson City, Missouri. Thank you for visiting us today and for all the kindness and generosity that you offer in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. With our parish and community, I am

Sincerely yours in Christ,

Fr. Greg Meystrik,


Fr. Christopher Rehagen

will celebrate his Mass of Thanksgiving

Saturday, May 23, 5:15pm

St. Peter Church

Informal dinner to follow in Selinger Centre

RSVP to 636-8159 or mjhitz@stpeterjc.org

Fr. Greg Meystrik

will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of

his Ordination to Priesthood

Sunday, June 14, 4:00pm

St. Peter Church

Dinner and festivities to follow in front of Church and in Selinger Centre

RSVP to 626-8159 or


Jefferson City Young Adult is a ministry for all Catholic young adults (18-35, single, dating, married, with or without children) aiming to strengthen faiths and build community. For more information, please contact catholicjcya@gmail.com, like JCYA on Facebook, or follow on Twitter @CatholicJCYA.

JCYA Events

Benediction and Brews - Meet us at Immaculate Conception Church (1206 East McCarty St) for Benediction and Rosary on Thursday, May 7 at 5:30 pm, after which we will head to Prison Brews (305 Ash St) for dinner! Enjoy an evening with Our Lord and socialize with other Catholic young adults in the area. If you can't make Benediction and Rosary, please join us for food and fellowship afterwards (around 6 pm)! See you then!

Planning Meeting/Fun Night! - Do you have ideas for awesome events that JCYA could host? Or do you just want to hang out with your favorite people and play games? Come to our planning meeting/fun night on Friday, May 8 at 7 pm at the Haven at St. Peter's! We would love to have your ideas for summer events and we'll play some games after the planning is finished!

PE for Adults - JCYA will be joining the Cathedral parish for their "PE for Adults" on Sunday, May 17 from 6:30-7:30 pm! Here's more info from the Cathedral: "Remember the afternoons of dodgeball? Floor hockey? Kick ball? Diocese of Jefferson City parishioners in the mid-Missouri area are invited for fun, fellowship, and a bit of exercise at the Cathedral gymnasium on Sundays from April 12 – May 17 for PE for Adults! From 6:30 – 7:30, we will participate in a variety of PE games we enjoyed from our childhood as well as introducing some new favorites. All skill levels are encouraged to join us. Participants should be post-high school age and registered members of a local parish." And for those of us who aren't so athletically inclined...we can watch and chat, or maybe go for a walk! ;)

Bible Study - Join your fellow Catholic young adults for a Bible study on Thursday, May 21st at 6 pm at Panera in Jefferson City. See you there!

Remember, the Back to Summer BBQ will be Saturday, June 13th at the Stevenson's House in Ashland! Starting at 11 am, there will be food and fun!

Other events for young adults and the community:

OrdinationsAll Catholic young adults (and their families!) are invited to attend the Diocesan Ordinations for 2015! The Ordination Mass and Conferral of Holy Orders for our new priests is scheduled for Saturday, June 27 at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Joseph. The ordination for our transitional deacon (Josh Duncan) is scheduled for Saturday, May 30 at Immaculate Conception Church (Jefferson City); Mass begins at 11 a.m. Holy Hour with Solemn Vespers from 3:30-4:30 pm.

Encounter Conference - The Archdiocese of St. Louis and the University of Steubenville are hosting a conference specifically for Catholic young adults! This event will take place at the St. Charles Convention Center from May 29-31. Registration with the hotel option closes tomorrow (April 30), but there's also a commuter option. Come to meet, pray with, worship with, and have fun with other Catholic young adults from around the country! For more info, visit the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EncounterSTL?fref=ts, the website: http://encounterstl.com/, and the Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/361772877351170/.

“Encounter” Ladies’ Group We meet weekly on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm to read and reflect on the coming Sunday’s Gospel, discuss virtues found in that Gospel, and find ways to live those virtues in our everyday lives. For more info and for location, contact Julie at julievoss2003@hotmail.com.

Back to Summer BBQ - Just a save the date announcement... Saturday, June 13th will be the Back to Summer BBQ at the Stevenson's House in Ashland. Starting at 11 am, there will be food and fun!

For more information, email Garrett Forck at glforck@gmail.com

Renew, Receive, Rejoice

in the Eucharist!!

  • Monday Through Friday 7:00 am and 12:05 pm in the Chapel
  • Saturdays - Vigil Masses at 5:15 pm and 7:00 pm
  • Sunday - Mass 7:00 am, 8:30am, 10:00 am and 11:30 am, 1:00 pm Hispanic Mass

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