Diocesan news, March 17, 2017

Bishop Kemme’s calendar
Here is Bishop Carl A. Kemme’s calendar for the next month.
March 17: Conception Seminary visit; Conception Board of Regents
March 18-19: Parish pastoral visit to Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Wichita
March 20-22: Recently Ordained Priests Retreat at Spiritual Life Center
March 21: Serra Metro dinner and guest speaker at Spiritual Life Center
March 22: Confirmation Mass at 6:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Parish in Arkansas City
March 23: Regional priests meeting at Spiritual Life Center
March 25-26: Parish pastoral visit to St. Joan of Arc in Harper
March 28: Regional priests meeting at Spiritual Life Center; Confirmation Mass at 6:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart in Eureka; St. John in Hamilton; and St. Teresa in Madison
March 30: Retired and regional priests meeting at Priest Retirement Center; Confirmation Mass at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Wichita
April 1: Mass with visit of the relics of St. Gianna at St. James in Augusta
April 2: Confirmation Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. John parish in Clonmel
April 4: Confirmation Mass at 6:30 p.m. at St. Peter in Schulte
April 5: Kenrick-Glennon Seminary Board of Trustees meeting in St. Louis
April 6: Confirmation Mass at 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph in Conway Springs
April 7-9: Palm Sunday retreat at Spiritual Life Center
April 10: Acolyte Installation Mass at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral
April 11: Chrism Mass at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral
April 13: Holy Thursday Mass at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral
April 14: Good Friday service at noon at the Cathedral
April 15: Easter Vigil Mass at 8 p.m. at the Cathedral

Chick-fil-A hosting fundraiser March 27 to fight hunger
Chick-fil-A is hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Backpacks for Kids Program sponsored by the Society of St. Vincent De Paul.
Twenty percent of all designated sales will go to benefit the backpack program.
The fundraiser will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, March 27, at both Chick-fil-A locations in Wichita, at 21st and Maize and at Central and Rock.
Both locations will also have a prize wheel activity for those who wish to participate.

Evangelization training workshop scheduled March 30
The diocesan Office of Faith Formation is hosting basic evangelization training facilitated by St. Paul Street Evangelization Thursday, March 30, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita.
The training will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The cost is $20 per person or $40 per parish and includes a catered lunch.
To register visit TinyURL.com/spse-kansas. The deadline is March 23.