Over 900 youth attend first Ascend

David Purcell had a name in mind for last weekend’s youth conference – even before he was hired a few months ago as the program coordinator for Youth, Young Adult,… Read More

Blessed Sacrament students feasting on new mural

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School students enjoy a banquet every time they eat in the school cafeteria. Although their food is tasty, another banquet, a heavenly banquet, adorns the north wall… Read More

Cremation numbers rising; burial of a body still preferred by the church

Mark Miller is trying to catechize the living about the dead. The director of Catholic Cemeteries for the Diocese of Wichita said there is a growing trend nationally and locally… Read More

Project Rachel ministers to those impacted by abortion

There is no stronger voice for the unborn than the Catholic Church. And there is no stronger advocate for forgiveness and healing for those who have been associated with an… Read More

The Catholic Diocese of Wichita Publishes List of Clergy with Substantiated Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

  On September 19th, 2019, the Catholic Diocese of Wichita published a list of diocesan clergy against whom an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor has been substantiated. This… Read More

National study associates understanding of the faith with frequency of Mass

  Infrequent Mass-goers don’t understand that the bread and wine consecrated at Mass become the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ A national study that revealed ignorance by Catholics about… Read More

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

Sonogram leads to a decision for life

Young mother sees her daughter in utero and says no to abortion Six years ago the Knights of Columbus state council paid for an ultrasound machine for A Better Choice,… Read More

Prison ministry gets new chaplain

Fr. Robert Wachter’s ‘parishioners’ are behind locked doors, fences Self-driving cars can’t come soon enough for Father Robert Wachter. In January his odometer rolled up an additional 1,000 miles in… Read More

St. Joseph, Andale, anticipates rededication

The spiritual cross that resulted from a lightning strike last June will be lifted this Lent when parishioners of St. Joseph Parish in Andale rededicate their renovated church. Last summer’s… Read More

Four begin working for the diocese

Several new employees have recently begun serving the Diocese of Wichita. Mark Miller Mark Miller began duties Feb. 11 as the Director of Cemeteries. He succeeds Jim Sheldon who is… Read More