MARCH PILGRIMS WERE ‘BLESSED’ WITH A STORM

What may have been the winter storm of the decade for the East Coast resulted in a blizzard of blessings for pilgrims from the Diocese of Wichita.
Snowzilla, Snowmageddon, Winter Storm Jonas, the Blizzard of 2016 – it was known by many names – stranded over 600 youth and adults from the Diocese of Wichita who had traveled to Washington, D.C., for the annual March for Life Jan. 22. Students and chaperones from throughout the diocese arrived on nine buses, in addition to four buses from Bishop Carroll Catholic High School in Wichita. Nine Newman University students and three staff flew in to be a part of the contingent from the diocese.
Their plans to return home, though, were altered by the act of God....
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THE SACRAMENTS ARE OPEN TO ALL – INCLUDING CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

It is common today for parents of children with moderate to severe disabilities to think their child cannot receive the sacraments – especially the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Holy Eucharist, and Confirmation....
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WALK IN SISTER’S SHOES CAMPAIGN KICKS-OFF

Father Emil Kapaun might have worn Army boots as a chaplain, but as a young man he understood the spirit of St. Katharine Drexel’s mission to Catholic school children epitomized by the Walk in Sister’s Shoes campaign....
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NEXT 24-HOUR ADORATION AND CONFESSION PERIOD AT CATHEDRAL BEGINS ON FEB. 4

Over 150 confessions were heard and over 300 of the faithful were present during the first 24-hour Year of Mercy period of adoration and confession at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita.
Father Dan Duling said the premier event, held from New Year’s Eve to New Year’s Day, went well....
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SOMMELIER ‘SMACK-DOWN’ TO BENEFIT CLINIC

No one will be lacing up boxing gloves, but the Sommelier Smack-Down to benefit Guadalupe Clinic is likely to be a vintage battle!
The Sommelier Smack-Down & Master’s Experience will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Chester’s Chophouse & Wine Bar....
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