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RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Rev. John Lanzrath
Chancellor lanzrathj@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 106
Rev. Michael Simone Vice-Chancellor frmikesimone@gmail.com x 166
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Clergy Files Retention Policy March 2008
Seminarian Files Retention Policy September 2011

 

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Bob Voboril Superintendent of Schools supt@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 124
Jamie Finkeldei Director of Student Services finkeldeij@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 130
Daniel J. McAdam Director of Staff Services mcadamd@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 127
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Handbook of Policies for the Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Wichita 2013
Catholic Schools Activity League Bylaws July 2012
Catholic High Schools Admission Policy June 1999
Student Health Policy
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Do's and Don'ts of Financing Schools May 2007
Wellness Policy Guidelines March 2006

 

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Amy Pavlacka Director Pavlackaa@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 184
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Guidelines for logo use November 2010
Guidelines on the use of Diocesan Email Distribution Lists October 2007
Media Guidelines October 2005

 

CURIA

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Rev. Msgr. Robert E. Hemberger
Moderator hembergerb@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x105
Rev. John Lanzrath Chancellor lanzrathj@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x106
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Alcohol at Diocesan and Parish Facilities December 2006
Blue Book June 2005
Criteria of Parish Vitality and Viability July 1990
Mission and Ministry of the Diocesan Curia September 2013
Parish Buildings as Historic Landmarks
Procedures and Issues for Receiving a Religious Community
Sisters' Compensation 2013
Smoke-Free Workplace Policy July 2010
Statement on Advisory Councils for Curia Offices August 2011
Statement Regarding Boy Scouts of America August 2013
The Third Synod of the Diocese of Wichita November 2002
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Guidelines for Parish Pastoral Councils
Missionary Cooperation Plan - Guidelines for Participating Groups
Political Activity: Parish Guidelines

 

DEVELOPMENT OFFICE

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Mike Wescott
Director wescottm@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x144
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Donor Advised Fund
September 2006
Endowment Policy of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita February 2005
Named Gifts Opportunities March 2006
Raffles and Other Games of Chance May 2005
Real Estate Gift Acceptance Policy August 2009

 

FINANCE OFFICE

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Bryan R. Coulter
Director bryan.coulter@catholicdioceseofwichita.org
x109
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Auto Insurance - Personal and Parish/Diocesan Owned Vehicles July 2003
Construction Projects and Tax Exemption
July 2007
Deposit and Loan Fund Policy July 2003
Leasing of Parish Property
June 1992
Legal Contracts Signed by Bishop (Who Signs Contracts?) December 1999
Parish Operations Review December 2003
Ten to Fifteen Passenger Van Use Policy June 2003
United Catholic Stewardship - The 10% From Parishes 2003
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Building Funds and Tithes May 1994
Diocesan Record Retention Guidelines July 2000
Parish Administrative Checklist and Guidelines - Internal Controls February 2000
Parish Finance Council Guidelines January 2010

 

HISPANIC MINISTRY OFFICE

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Danny Krug
Director kurgd@catholicdioceseofwichita.org
316.269.3919
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Hispanic Pastoral Plan 2006
Pastoral Plan for Hispanic Catholic Community September 2003
Plan Pastoral Para El Ministerio Hispano September 2003

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Therese Seiler
Director
seilert@catholicdioceseofwichita.org
X145
Kelly McCague Benefits Administrator mccaguek@catholicdioceseofwichita.org X150
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Lay Employee Benefit Programs 2013
Telecommunications and Technology Policy January 2009
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Employment Practices Liability Protection
Human Resource Guidelines 2014
Parish and School Employment Practice Guidelines
FORMS - REQUIRED EMPLOYMENT POSTERSEFFECTIVE
Federal
State
Employment forms
Employee Benefits and Forms

 

MINISTRY WITH PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Tom Racunas
Director
racunast@Catholicdioceseofwichita.org
x143
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Ministry with Persons with Disabilities Purpose and Programs Brochure
Ministry with Persons with Disabilities Hospitality and Accessibility - A Guide for Ushers and Greeters

 

OFFICE OF FAITH FORMATION

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Rev. Jarrod Lies Director frjlies@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x122
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Adult Youth Ministry Leader Handbook 2013
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Adult Volunteer Code of Conduct 2012
Certification Guidelines for Parish Catechists August 2012
Confirmation Guidelines May 2013
Totus Tuus Informational Guide 2013

 

OFFICE OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Jake Samour
Director
samourj@CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org
316.685.5240
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Canonical Reasons for Marriage Dispensations
Cohabitation Before Marriage 1998
Common Policy for Marriage Preparation August 1987
Common Policy for Marriage Preparation in the Province of Kansas
Elements of Preparation and Binding Force of 4 Months Preparation October 1988
One Year Delay on Annulment Petitions June 2000
Preparing for Marriage in the Diocese of Wichita
Saturday Evening Weddings December 1990
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Canonical Guidelines for Marriage
FORMSEFFECTIVE
Pre-Nuptial File Checklist
Pre-Nuptial Form
Parish Marriage Preparation A
Parish Marriage Preparation B

 

PRIEST

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Rev. John Lanzrath
Chancellor lanzrethj@catholicdioceseofwichita.org
x106
Rev. Matthew McGinness
Vicar for Clergy
frmatt@stthomaswichita.com 316-683-6569
Rev. Michael Simone PREF, President wichitavocations@gmail.com x133
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Continuing Education of the Clergy Policy September 1993
Estate and Funeral Planning 2010
Plan for Priests Retirement, Temporary Disability, and Sick Leave September 2013
Priest Compensation Policy and Practices September 2013
Priest Faculties Booklet May 2012
Suitability Letters and Models November 2009
Behavioral Boundaries for Clergy June 2012
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Priest Retirement Center Transfer Policy: "Multiplication of Signs" December 2004
Priest Retirement Center What You Need to Know December 2004

 

RESPECT LIFE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE OFFICE

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Bonnie Toombs
Director toombsb@catholicdioceseofwichita.org
x120
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholics Health Care Services
August 2011
Ongoing Policy on Monuments to the Unborn
August 2007
FORMSEFFECTIVE
Catholic Declaration on Life & Natural Death
Durable Power of Attorney Documents

 

SAFE ENVIRONMENT

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Msgr. Robert Hemberger
Moderator
hembergerb@CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org x105
Fr. John Lanzrath Chancellor lanzrathj@CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org x106
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Code of Ethical Standards for Church Personnel July 2003
Code of Ethical Standards for Volunteers July 2003
Instructions for Completing Background checks
Policy on Suspected Abuse of Children January 2010
Protocol for Receiving, Investigating, and Treating a Complaint of Child Sexual Abuse
July 2009
FORMSEFFECTIVE
VIRTUS Documents

 

STEWARDSHIP

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Rev. Kenneth Van Haverbeke Director vanhaverbekek@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x142
Downloadable Stewardship Resources

GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Parish Stewardship Committee Responsibilities

 

TRIBUNAL

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Rev. John Hotze Judicial Vicar hotzej@CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org x131
FORMS
Marital History Form
General Tribunal Rules and Assumptions of Marriage Law
Definition of Marriage and Proper Form of Marriage
Definition of Requirements for Pauline Privilege
Definition of Requirements for Ligamen - Previous Bond
Definition of Requirements for Formal Case
Definition of Requirements for Lack of Form
Grounds used in Determining Nullity

 

VIETNAMESE MINISTRY

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Fr. Ben Nguyen
Chair

POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Pastoral Plan for the Vietnamese Catholic Community July 2003
Statutes of Vietnamese Pastoral Council October 2005

 

VOCATIONS

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Fr. Michael Simone
Director frmikesimone@gmail.com x 166
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Seminarian Handbook June 2012

 

WORSHIP

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Sr. Loretta Beckius Director beckiusl@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 107
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Extraordinary Form of the Mass September 2007
Policy Prohibiting Special Celebration of Mass on Sunday December 1990
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Age for confirmation in the Diocese of Wichita July 2002
Assigning a Common Penance May 2000
Catholic Funeral Rites The Body and Cremation - A Pastoral Guide December 1997
Celebrating Ascension on Sunday March 2001
Concerning Holy Oils November 1994
Distribution of Holy Communion Under Both Kinds February 2012
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion July 2013
Female Altar Servers September1994
Implementing the General Instruction of the Roman Missal, 3rd Edition March 2003
Lenten Regulations on Fast and Abstinence 2004
Norms for Distributing and Receiving Communion - Some Key Points May 2002
Permission for Continued Use of the Roman Missal 2nd Edition October 2011
The Triduum, Exposition and Adoration March 2001