Chris Riggs

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Health care professionals unite to support passage of Value Them Both on Aug. 2

Representatives of a Value Them Both Coalition talked about the immense significance of the Aug. 2 Value Them Both vote during a news conference Friday afternoon, June 10, at the… Read More

Babies’ lives depend on Aug. 2 vote

The importance of the Value Them Both Amendment vote cannot be underestimated, according to Amy Torkelson, a mother, a teacher, and a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in Wichita.… Read More

All carry crosses during Fr. Kapaun pilgrimage

Those taking part in this year’s Father Kapaun Pilgrimage were able to relate to the miserable conditions he and his fellow captured soldiers endured in their trek to a North… Read More

Full days of fun return to Holy Family Camp

The two “placeholder” years of the annual Holy Family Camp are now out of the way. Myra Jacobs, the director of the Ministry With Persons With Disabilities, said because of… Read More

Fr. Voss going green

Chaplain of St. Pius X Student Center will soon don a green uniform of the U.S. Army Fr. David Voss is answering the call – the bishop’s, God’s, and the… Read More

Fr. Mainzer transitioning to the Diocese of Wichita after serving Diocese of Dodge City

Father James Mainzer prefers the word transition to the word retirement. Bishop Carl A. Kemme announced in the last edition of the Catholic Advance that Fr. Mainzer, who is on… Read More

Bishop Kemme ordains three to the priesthood

The three seminarians ordained to the priesthood Saturday, May 28, gave the same answer to Bishop Carl A. Kemme when he asked them before their ordination what they were looking… Read More

Samour family traveling to Rome for the World Meeting of Families

The “What I Did This Summer” essay in the fall will be a bit more interesting than planned for Jake and Ramie Samour’s six children. Last February, their parents received… Read More

Adoration novena at Blessed Sacrament June 11-19

Speakers each night; begins June 11, ends on Feast of Corpus Christi The Church of the Blessed Sacrament will host an adoration novena Saturday through Sunday, June 11 through June… Read More

St. Michael the Archangel subject of this year’s iconography workshop at the SLC

Iconographer Veronica Royal says when she first began painting icons about 25 years ago, few others did so. “Now you see them not only in Catholic churches but in Protestant… Read More

Three to be ordained to the priesthood

Three seminarians from the Diocese of Wichita will be ordained to the priesthood at a 10 a.m. Mass Saturday, May 28, in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita.… Read More

A yes vote Aug. 2 will save unborn lives

    By Chuck Weber A leaked document draft indicating the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the infamous Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in America has the Twitter… Read More