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A model of devotion returns as chancellor of the Jefferson City diocese

Sister Kathleen Wegman is the chancellor at the Diocese of Jefferson City.

Sister Kathleen Wegman is the chancellor at the Diocese of Jefferson City. Photo by Ben Yarnell.

In some ways, life has come full circle for Sister Kathleen Wegman, SSND.

More than 50 years after the Jefferson City native first stepped through the doors of St. Joseph Cathedral School, she is back, working just a stone’s throw away at the chancery for the Diocese of Jefferson City as its chancellor.

This School Sister of Notre Dame explained that it was during those early years that she first realized she was called to the religious life.

“We had the Irish Mercy Sisters come (to teach at St. Joseph) and I was intrigued by the fact that these women left their country to teach us,” Wegman said. “That was just ....

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