Chris Riggs

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‘Let us sing with the Lord,’ Bishop Kemme urges in pastoral letter

Dear Priests, Pastoral Musicians, and Lay Faithful, A few years ago, I came across a promotional video for a program for liturgical music called “Source and Summit.” The video outlined… Read More

Kairos helps students focus on eternity, not university

About Kairos Retreats Kairos Retreats are three-day, two-night events for junior class members of Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School in Wichita. They are held at the Heartland Center for Spirituality… Read More

Fr. Reilley returns to Rome after his studies to work for the Holy See

Before Fr. Patrick Reilley opens the door to his office building he sees the obelisk that St. Peter may have gazed upon when he was crucified, and behind it one… Read More

St. Joe Parish, Ost, hosting skeet shooting demonstration on Oct. 15

Marvin Huffman can’t recall how long St. Joseph Parish in Ost has been hosting a turkey shoot. But the 62-year-old remembers taking part in turkey shoot activities when he was… Read More

Bishop thanks seminarians for their courage

Bishop Carl A. Kemme thanked the 28 seminarians living in the St. Joseph House of Formation for their courage at a Mass on Wednesday, Aug. 16, marking the beginning of… Read More

Totus Tuus Camp at capacity; camp in need of new facilities

The number of youth taking part in the Totus Tuus summer camp continues to climb, setting a new record this year with 576 campers attending in just seven weeks. Anthony… Read More

The Lord’s Diner needs more hands as it moves to return to its original service model

Want to help the Diner in its time of need? To volunteer, visit or call 316-266-4966. Details about the simple online food safety class and the Virtus class are… Read More

Mental health awareness training helps moves the culture to one of hope

The theological virtues come from God, Bishop Carl A. Kemme said to those attending the Suspenders4Hope training on Tuesday, Aug. 22. “These are blessings, God’s gifts to us each day… Read More

The St. Joseph House of Formation beginning to bulge at its seams

  The idea of a minor seminary in Wichita was deliberated and explored for years, but ultimately it was shelved, according to Fr. Chad Arnold. Bishop Carl A. Kemme pulled… Read More

Myra Jacobs passing the baton as director of the Ministry With Persons With Disabilities

Myra Jacobs has experienced the fullness of the Body of Christ in her seven years of service in the Ministry With Persons With Disabilities. “It truly, truly, truly, is one… Read More

FOCUS missionaries looking to evangelize WSU

Five missionaries will be strolling the sidewalks of Wichita State University with bibles in hand this school year. Fr. Drew Hoffman is grateful they are giving “a portion of their… Read More