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ARCHIVES

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Rev. Michael Simone Chancellor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x 106
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Best Practices for Maintaining and Preserving Archival Material December 2014
Clergy Files Retention Policy March 2008
Seminarian Files Retention Policy September 2011

 

 

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

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Bob Voboril Superintendent of Schools This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x 124
Jamie Finkeldei Director of Student Services This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x 130
Matt McKee Director of Staff Services This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x 127
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Handbook of Policies for the Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Wichita August 2015
Catholic Schools Activity League Bylaws June 2013
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

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Amy Pavlacka Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 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

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Rev. David Lies Vicar General This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x105
Rev. Michael Simone Chancellor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x166
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 2015
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
Wichita And Vicinity Parish Boundaries September 2009
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Benchmarks for Effective Parish Operations Catholic Diocese of Wichita February 2014
Guidelines for Parish Pastoral Councils  
Missionary Cooperation Plan - Guidelines for Participating Groups  
Political Activity: Parish Guidelines  

 

DEVELOPMENT OFFICE

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Mike Wescott Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x144
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Capital Campaign Policy December 2014
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

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Bryan R. Coulter Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 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
Diocesan Record Retention Guidelines July 2000
Parish Administrative Checklist and Guidelines - Internal Controls February 2000
Parish Based Capital Campaigns and Stewardship in the Diocese of Wichita December 2014
Parish Finance Council Guidelines January 2004

 

 

HISPANIC MINISTRY OFFICE

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Danny Krug Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 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

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Therese Seiler Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. X145
Randy Phelps Benefits Administrator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. X150
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Lay Employee Benefit Programs December 2015
Social Media Policy October 2014
Telecommunications and Technology Policy January 2015
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Employment Practices Liability Protection  
Human Resource Guidelines January 2016
Parish and School Employment Practice Guidelines  
FORMS - REQUIRED EMPLOYMENT POSTERSEFFECTIVE
Federal  
State  
Employment forms  
Employee Benefits and Forms  

 

MINISTRY WITH PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

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Tom Racunas Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x143
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Ministry with Persons with Disabilities Purpose and Programs Brochure November 2014
Ministry with Persons with Disabilities Hospitality and Accessibility - A Guide for Ushers and Greeters  

 

OFFICE OF FAITH FORMATION

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OPEN Director @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 2015

 

OFFICE OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Jake Samour Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 316.685.5240
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Dispensations from Catholic Form of Marriage and Permissions to
be Married in an Extraordinary Place
September 2014
Marriage Preparation Policy March 2015
Pre-Nuptial File Processed at Chancery January 2012
One Year Delay on Annulment Petitions June 2000
Saturday Evening Weddings December 1990
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Canonical Guidelines for Marriage  

Canonical Reasons for Marriage Dispensations

 
Cohabitation Before Marriage 1998
FORMSEFFECTIVE
Marriage Preparation Brochure 2015
Marriage Preparation Brochure (Spanish) 2015
Marriage Preparation Seminar Insert 2015
Marriage Preparation Seminar Insert (Spanish) 2015
Pre-Nuptial Form  
Parish Marriage Prep Checklist  

 

PRIEST

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Rev. John Lanzrath Vicar for Clergy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x106
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Compliation May 2010
Constitution For The Presbyteral Council of the Diocese of Wichita September 2015
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 December 2014
Priest Faculties Booklet May 2012
Private Chapels in Rectories and Private Priest Residences September 2015
Suitability Letters and Models November 2009
Who May Reside in the Parish Rectory September 2015
GuidelinesEFFECTIVE
Behavioral Boundaries for Clergy June 2012
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

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Bonnie Toombs Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x120
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholics Health Care Services August 2011
Ongoing Policy on Monuments to the Unborn August 2015
FORMSEFFECTIVE
Catholic Declaration on Life & Natural Death August 2015
Durable Power of Attorney Documents  

 

SAFE ENVIRONMENT

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Therese Seiler Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x145
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

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Rev. Kenneth Van Haverbeke Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x142
Downloadable Stewardship Resources  
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Parish Stewardship Committee Responsibilities  
Position Description  

 

TRIBUNAL

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Rev. John Hotze Judicial Vicar This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x131
FORMS 
Marital History Form  
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  

 

VIETNAMESE MINISTRY

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Fr. Ben Nguyen Chair This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 316-269-4101
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Pastoral Plan for the Vietnamese Catholic Community July 2003
Statutes of Vietnamese Pastoral Council October 2005

 

VOCATIONS

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Fr. Michael Simone Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x 166
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Seminarian Handbook September 2015

 

WORSHIP

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Sr. Loretta Beckius Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 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