Several people are receiving text or email messages that purport to come from Msgr. Kurwicki. These messages are from scammers. Msgr. Kurwicki will NEVER send you a text or email stating that he needs your assistance or gift cards. If you receive a text or email from Msgr. Kurwicki or any priest and are unclear if it is from them, please call the Parish Office at (573) 636-8159 to confirm that the information is correct. NEVER respond to such texts or emails as this simply confirms to the scammer that they have reached a live person. It is best to just block the sender and delete the text or email.
If you have been the victim of a scam, please visit the Federal Trade Commision: https://consumer.ftc.gov/articles/avoiding-and-reporting-gift-card-scams#_Gift_Card_Company. This site has important information on how to avoid the scam, report the scam and possibly get your money back.
If you have any questions please call the Parish Office at (573) 636-8159.
Below is a sample text message that people have been receiving. Please note the phone number that the text is coming from. It is not Msgr. Kurwicki’s phone number.