The Respect Life & Social Justice Office assists the bishop in proclaiming the dignity of human life -created in the Image of God -as the basis for the fundamental human right to life; and applying the Church's social doctrine to local situations
  • First Saturday Rosary
    First Saturday Rosary The Diocesan Respect Life & Social Justice Office will once again sponsor the monthly First Saturday Rosary at South Wind Women's Center, previously Tiller's abortion clinic at 5107 E. Kellogg, Wichita, Ks.
    Download the schedule
  • Pope Francis Build
    Pope Francis Build Pope Francis Build begins Wednesday, September 16 through Saturday, October 17. Volunteers are still needed.

    Please contact the RLSJ Office 316-269-3935 for more information how you can help.

Pope Francis Build 2015

To honor Pope Francis, the Diocese of Wichita plans to build two homes for families in need with the generosity of the people, parishes, and institutions of the Diocese of Wichita. Read more


  • Respect Life Month
  • ACTS The next ACTS Eucharistic Adoration event will be Sunday, Nov. 8 at St. Joseph Church in Conway Springs.
  • 2016 March for Life 2016 March for Life to Washington has been scheduled for January 19-24. Cost will be $375. Start your fundraising now!

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"The work we are beginning today should enliven our faith and make us grateful." -Bishop Kemme

Bishop Carl Kemme and representatives from across our diocese, and Wichita's Habitat for Humanity, broke ground for the Pope Francis Build which will construct two homes for deserving families. Click here to learn more about the Pope Francis Build.

Project Rachel

Through Project Rachel - the Catholic Church's post-abortion healing ministry - women can find forgiveness and peace of heart through compassionate counseling and the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

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Responsible citizenship is a virtue,and participation in political life is a moral obligation.

Find links to bishops' statements and other resources that can help you explore Church teaching on Catholic participation in political life.

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"We must promote religious liberty for all people.

Every man and woman must be free to profess his or her faith, whatever it may be. Why? Because that man and that woman are children of God." - Pope Francis

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