Matt Vainer

Matt Vainer's Posts

Weather School Closures | Tuesday 1/16/2024

All Wichita metro Catholic Elementary and High Schools will be closed, on January 16th, 2024 due to severe weather and below-zero temperatures.

Weather School Closures and Delays | Tuesday 1/9/2024

All metro Catholic Elementary and High Schools will be closed today, January 9th, 2024 due to severe weather. This includes the cancellation of the scholar’s bowl and all CSAL evening… Read More

School Closures due to Weather | 1/5/2024

Good Morning to all parents in the Wichita Metro area of the diocese. The majority of the metro Catholic schools will be open today. These three schools in the Wichita… Read More

Statement on Fiducia Supplicans for the Diocese of Wichita

Dear People of God in the Diocese of Wichita,             In light of the recent Declaration Fiducia Supplicans, issued on December 18, 2023, and signed by Pope Francis, I join my… Read More

Important Message regarding Annual Mass for Life

On Thursday, October 5th, the Catholic Diocese of Wichita was notified by the City of Wichita that our Mass for Life and street closure for that Mass had been objected… Read More

Fr Altman Visit Not Approved by Diocese of Wichita

  The Diocese of Wichita was notified of a social advertisement for an event in the Diocese of Wichita, featuring Father James Altman, priest of the Diocese of Lacrosse, Wisconsin… Read More

International Religious Summit on Migration

    We Are All America On April 27 and 28, 2023, Sr. Rosa Linda López Rocha, Missionary Catechist of the Poor, who currently serves in the Hispanic Ministry of… Read More

The Pope of the Family for Our Day

The Pope of the Family for Our Day St. John Paul II once expressed his desire to be remembered as “the Pope of the Family.” This desire manifested itself through… Read More

Dioceses worked with KBI on Clergy Investigation

Dioceses worked with KBI on Clergy Investigation Kansas Bureau of Investigation and Attorney General, Derek Schmidt has released a report following its investigation of alleged clergy abuse within the four… Read More

Curia Office Delayed Opening | December 22, 2022

Due to the inclement weather and potential unsafe road conditions, the Catholic Diocese of Wichita curia office will delay opening until 9:30 a.m.    

Bishop Carl A. Kemme’s Statement on the Upcoming Value Them Both Amendment

  Very soon, on August 2nd, the people of Kansas will vote on the state constitutional Amendment VALUE THEM BOTH. The passing of this CRITICAL amendment will return the abortion… Read More

U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Dobbs ushers in a new abortion landscape of Kansas

      June 24, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Dobbs ushers in a new abortion landscape. Voters urged to pass the VALUE THEM BOTH Amendment… Read More