Messenger is a four-page insert that appears quarterly in the four Missouri diocesan newspapers. It often focuses on a single issue, such as human trafficking, abortion or the death penalty, and always aims to educate readers about issues important to the Catholic faith. 

Click an issue below to download a PDF.

May 2024 – In Vitro Fertilization

February 2024 – Abortion Petition

October 2023 – The Eucharist

August 2023 – Death Penalty

June 2023 – Gun Violence

February 2023 – Foster Care

October 2022 – Faithful Citizenship

August 2022 – Post-Roe

June 2022 – School Choice

February 2022 – Death Penalty

November 2021 – Our Common Home

September 2021 – Religous Liberty

June 2021 – Equality Act

February 2021 – Covid Vaccine

December 2020 – Missouri Bicentennial

October 2020 – Faithful Citizenship

June 2020 – Laudato Si’

February 2020 – Immigration Law

November 2019 – Pro-Life Advocacy

September 2019 – Annual Assembly

May 2019 – Medicare/Medicaid

February 2019 – Catholic Schools

October 2018 – Election Guide

July 2018 – Farm Bill

April 2018 – Prison Overcrowding

February 2018 – Our Lady’s Inn

November 2017 – Juvenile Justice

August 2017 – MCC 50th Anniversary

April 2017 – Adoption Records

January 2017 – English Tutoring Project