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 the… 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

Preparing for Holy Saturday

Bishop Carl A. Kemme and Father Gabriel Greer assist catechumen Ha McCosh, a member of Christ the King Parish in Wichita, during one of the three Rites of Election and… Read More

Work continues at Holy Savior

Two workers high above the ground on a scissor-lift wait for a beam that is being carried to become part of the superstructure of Holy Savior Church at 13th and… Read More

Lent begins with a reminder

A penitent begins Lent by receiving ashes at a morning Mass in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita Wednesday, March 6, along with a reminder that he will… Read More

Ash Wednesday is near; prepare for Easter

Ash Wednesday is March 6. It is not a holy day of obligation but it is a day of prayer, abstinence, fasting and repentance. (Advance file photo) WASHINGTON (CNS) —… Read More

Safe Haven Sunday will help families protect children

Image courtesy of ThePornEffect.com. Most adults are uncomfortable talking about pornography among themselves. Addressing the topic with children is even more difficult. But it’s necessary because of the digital age… Read More