Bishop Kemme: Reclaim Sunday as the Lord’s Day

Although families across the Diocese of Wichita are sheltering from home during the Coronavirus pandemic, Sunday is still the Lord’s Day, Bishop Carl A. Kemme said from his home Sunday,… Read More

When pews are empty

Streamed Masses help priests reach the faithful Bishop and priests are praying for all in these trying times For a link to streamed Masses, click here. Bishop Carl A. Kemme… Read More

Lord’s Diner goes from dine-in to carry-out

Dinner service at The Lord’s Diner went from dine-in to carry-out as the result of a city-wide Covid-19-related order March 16 banning large groups in Sedgwick County. Sarah Hoffman, the… Read More

Bishop Kemme: ‘Cast your cares on Jesus’

Bishop Carl A. Kemme asked the faithful in this time of instability to cast all their cares on Jesus because he cares deeply for all. “Let that be our hope… Read More

Father Borkenhagen ‘stranded’ in Ireland

Father Jason Borkenhagen was 1,200 miles away from where he thought he would be Saturday, March 21, when he answered a call from the Catholic Advance. Father Borkenhagen wasn’t in… Read More

Father Reilley is reading and praying during Rome lockdown

Father Patrick Reilley says the national quarantine imposed by Italy’s prime minister has indirectly benefited him and other students studying at Casa Santa Maria in Rome. “In a way, it’s… Read More

Parents: Block your child’s portal to sin

Parents should do everything they can to protect their children from pornography, according to Jake Samour – but they should also set an example. Samour, the director of the diocesan… Read More

COVID-19: Suspension of Public Masses in the Diocese of Wichita

Masses will be live-streamed here (Sunday, March 22 at 10 a.m.; Mon/Wed/Friday 9 am; Tuesday/Thursday 9 am in Spanish)  Dear Priests, Deacons, Religious and Lay Faithful of the Diocese of… Read More

COVID-19 Update for the Diocese of Wichita

Dear Priests, Deacons, Religious and Lay Faithful of the Diocese of Wichita, In light of the growing concerns regarding the Coronavirus COVID 19 as it relates to Masses and other… Read More

Blessed Sacrament renovation underway

Mass is not being celebrated in the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Wichita. Surfaces inside have been stripped or covered and a skeleton of scaffolding fills the interior. The… Read More

New teaching Mass video released by diocese

A video about the Catholic Mass was released last week by the Catholic Diocese of Wichita. “The Mass Explained” describes the Mass, including details of the priest’s vestments, books, the… Read More

Safe Haven Sunday to be observed on the first weekend of Lent

By Bishop Carl A. Kemme We all know it’s there and probably have some idea of how we could access it. Pornography affects some of us more directly than others,… Read More