Bishop Kemme’s calendar
Here is Bishop Carl A. Kemme’s calendar for the next month.
July: Limited meetings and public appearances
July 5: New Rector Installation Mass at Cathedral in Wichita
July 19: New Pastor Installation Mass at Church of the Magdalen in Wichita
July 23: Camp Totus Tuus, Lyons
July 25: New Pastor Installation Mass at St. Anthony in Wichita
July 26: New Pastor Installation Mass at St. Michael in Girard
Salina Diocese Catholic Men’s Conference Aug. 8
The fourth annual Salina Diocesan Men’s Conference will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at St. Mary, Queen of Angels Parish in Russell. The conference is open to all men including high school juniors and seniors.
Tom Peterson from “Catholics Come Home” will speak about “Our World Needs Catholic Heroes” and “Confession Ignites the New Evangelization.”
Peter Herbeck from Revival Ministries and EWTN’s Crossing The Goal will speak about Freedom Found In Jesus Christ” and “Men on a Mission.”
The conference costs $35 for men and $15 for students, before the July 28 deadline. Afterward the cost is $40 and $20. All food is included. To register, visit www.salinadiocese.org.
St. Joseph nurses reunion Aug. 15
The St. Joseph Nursing Alumni will have a reunion Saturday, Aug. 15, in the McNamara Education Center at Via Christi Hospital St. Joseph in Wichita.
Additional information is available after 5 p.m. by calling (316) 648-4338.
Plaque honoring Fr. Kapaun to be dedicated July 11
A bronze plaque honoring Father Emil Kapaun will be dedicated at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 11, at VFW Post 6958, located at 420 W. Santa Fe in Marion.
The public and veterans are invited to attend.
After the dedication, those attending will be invited to discuss a proposed campaign for a county-wide memorial for Father Kapaun and all the other veterans of the county to be erected at the Marion County Lake.
Father Kapaun was a priest of the Diocese of Wichita who died in 1951 in a North Korean prisoner of war camp. His cause for canonization is currently under investigation by the Vatican.
Sr. Kathleen Marie Carr marks 50th jubilee of first vows
Sister Kathleen Marie Carr, a Sister of Charity, will celebrate 50 years in religious life this summer.
Sister Kathleen taught history, religion, social studies, and theology at Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School in Wichita. Later she ministered in Iowa and Oregon.
Sister Kathleen Marie Carr was born in Seattle and entered the BVM congregation on July 31, 1965. She professed first vows on Feb. 2, 1968, and final vows on Feb. 2, 1974.
She is among eight golden jubilarians who will gather in the Mount Carmel Motherhouse Chapel in Dubuque, Iowa, on Aug. 2, 2015, for a liturgy of thanksgiving.
To send a congratulatory message to a sister on her jubilee, visit www.bvmcong.org/whatsnew_jubs.cfm.
Calendar to pray for priests or seminarians available at website
Those who wish to pray for the priests of the Diocese of Wichita may visit the Vocations page of CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org.
At the lower right of the page is a small calendar with the name of a priest or a seminarian for which the visitor can pray. The window also contains a Google calendar link to place the calendar on a personal Google calendar, and a link to subscribe or download the calendar.
Charismatic group to meet bimonthly at NU
The Lord of Hosts Prayer Group, a charismatic prayer group, meets the first and third Thursdays of the month from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in St. John’s Chapel, Sacred Heart Hall, at Newman University, Wichita.
It is sponsored by the Wichita Diocesan Charismatic Renewal. Fr. Jim Weldon is the moderator.