A Sistine education

Father Matt McGinness, pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in Wichita, spends a few moments with art historian Elizabeth Lev Tuesday, Aug. 13, before her lecture to a large crowd… Read More

Thousands attend Midwest Catholic Family Conference

  Bishop Carl A. Kemme reminded the thousands attending the final Mass at the Midwest Catholic Family Conference about the seven deadly sins: pride, envy, gluttony, lust, anger, sloth, and… Read More

Our Lady of Wichita at the SLC

Mark Miller has dabbled in religious art since graduating from Wichita State University years ago with a degree in art education. But it wasn’t until about eight years ago, during… Read More

Fr. Arnold, seminarians study in Guatemala

The wind whipping a plastic tarp cover on the back of a small pickup truck made conversation difficult last month for a group of Spanish students studying in Guatemala, but… Read More

Windows for new chapel unveiled

WICHITA, July 11, 2019 – The dust is still flying in the Hennessy and Borromeo Houses, the two seminarian residences on the campus of St. Joseph Parish in Wichita. But… Read More

Artists travel far for SLC iconography class

Artists from as far away as Alaska flew or drove into Wichita to participate in an iconography class Monday through Saturday, July 8-13, at the Spiritual Life Center in Wichita.… Read More

Bilingual volunteers sought for prison ministry

    Danny Krug didn’t tell her husband everything about those Friday evening meetings because she didn’t want to worry him. He might have been anxious had he known she… Read More

Holy Family Camp benefits from technology

  When Andy Herrman was discussing the Holy Family Camp with Myra Jacobs, it was evident Herrman enjoyed working with the staff and campers during the annual event. “I thought… Read More

Father Reilley ready for Rome

Before his ordination in 2010, Father Patrick Reilley spent some time under the tutelage of Father Jason Borkenhagen, who, at the time, was the pastor of St. Patrick Parish in… Read More

Charities’ Adult Day Services planning for future growth

Adult Day Services is Catholic Charities’ best kept secret, says executive director Wendy Glick. “A lot of folks don’t know that we serve this particular population,” she said, “but the… Read More

2019 Priest Assignments

Please keep all our priests in your prayers. Changes will go into effect June 18, 2019 unless otherwise noted.

Five ordained to priesthood, diaconate

Bishop Carl A. Kemme told the two newly ordained priests that the clergy face challenging times, but not hopeless times. “We who are priests are never alone as long as… Read More