Chris Riggs

Chris Riggs's Posts

Funds from diocesan campaign will bolster local parish outreach

Caring for those in need lies at the heart of the Church’s mission. Here in the Diocese of Wichita, we have a long history of reaching out to the poor… Read More

From romance to roast: Couple brews up pro-life venture with new coffee business

Need some java?To purchase Fiat Coffee visit Shipping is free for orders over $49. Holy Trinity Catholic bookstore stocks the coffee. A coffee shop in Colwich will soon serve… Read More

Disciple of Saint Padre Pio plans to walk to Beloit from Wichita

David Weldon has always been captivated by pilgrimages. He is intrigued by documentaries about the Camino de Santiago and has walked the Kansas Camino, a 60-mile pilgrimage from Wichita to… Read More

Fr. Michael Peltzer dies April 9 at age 70

Bishop Carl A. Kemme expressed his deep and profound gratitude at Fr. Michael Peltzer’s funeral for the way he persevered as a priest, joining his infirmities and sufferings with those… Read More

Bishop Kemme reflects on the significance of Fully Alive! campaign

Dear Friends in Christ,As we celebrate the joy of Christ’s resurrection, we reflect on the many blessings we have received. The prayers and sacrifices of those who came before us… Read More

Bishop consecrates holy oils at Chrism Mass

Bishop Carl A. Kemme welcomed those visiting from the 90 parishes of the Diocese of Wichita at the Mass of Chrism on Tuesday, March 26, in the Cathedral of the… Read More

Six seminarians installed as Reader, two as Acolyte at annual Mass of Institution

Bishop Carl A. Kemme installed eight seminarians at a Mass of Institution for Readers and Acolytes Monday evening, March 25, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita. Installed… Read More

Fully Alive! campaign set to kick off in Wave One parishes

We need your help. Name the new campground.The Diocese of Wichita recently purchased a camp property in Reno County with support from the One Family, Fully Alive in Christ! campaign.… Read More

Butker points to God for his gifts

A sell-out crowd isn’t unusual for three-time Super Bowl Champion Harrison Butker. But the crowd on Saturday, March 2, wasn’t there to watch him score for the Kansas City Chiefs,… Read More

Conference was a dream come true for Bishop Kemme

The Men’s Conference Saturday, March 2, at St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Wichita was a dream come true for Bishop Carl A. Kemme. Not because he was able to… Read More

Registration open for the Kansas Camino

Want to walk the pilgrimage?For details or to register for the Father Kapaun Pilgrimage visit or email [email protected]. Those unable to walk the entire pilgrimage are also invited. Those… Read More

Bishop shares the sorrow of parents and families who have lost a child

Losing a loved one to death is an experience everyone has or will have, Bishop Carl A. Kemme told those attending a Mass of Remembrance Sunday, March 10, at St.… Read More