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RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Rev. Michael Simone
Chancellor simonem@catholicdioceseofwichita.org 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

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Bob Voboril Superintendent of Schools supt@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 124
Jamie Finkeldei Director of Student Services finkeldeij@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 130
Matt McKee
Director of Staff Services mckeem@catholicdioceseofwichita.org 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

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. David Lies
Vicar General
liesd@catholicdioceseofwichita.org
x105
Rev. Michael Simone
Chancellor simonem@catholicdioceseofwichita.org 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 wescottm@catholicdioceseofwichita.org 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

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
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

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
Randy Phelps
Benefits Administrator phelpsr@catholicdioceseofwichita.org X150
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Lay Employee Benefit Programs 2015
Social Media Policy October 2014
Telecommunications and Technology Policy January 2015
GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Employment Practices Liability Protection
Human Resource Guidelines 2015
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 November 2014
Ministry with Persons with Disabilities Hospitality and Accessibility - A Guide for Ushers and Greeters

 

OFFICE OF FAITH FORMATION

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
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
samourj@CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org
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

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Rev. John Lanzrath
Vicar for Clergy
lanzrathj@catholicdioceseofwichita.org
x106
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 December 2014
Priest Faculties Booklet May 2012
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

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 2015
FORMSEFFECTIVE
Catholic Declaration on Life & Natural Death August 2015
Durable Power of Attorney Documents

 

SAFE ENVIRONMENT

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Therese Seiler
Director
seilert@CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org 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

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

GUIDELINESEFFECTIVE
Parish Stewardship Committee Responsibilities
Position Description

 

TRIBUNAL

RESPONSIBLE PERSONTITLEEMAILPHONE
Rev. John Hotze Judicial Vicar hotzej@CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org 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 fr.bennguyen@gmail.com
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 simonem@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 166
POLICIESEFFECTIVE
Seminarian Handbook September 2014

 

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
Private Chapels in Rectories and Private Priest Residences September 2015
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