Fr. Carney serving Benedictines, searching for lost souls

Fr. Lawrence Carney, wearing a white cassock and a black saturno, walked the Camino de Santiago for over a month about nine years ago. It changed his life, as it… Read More

WSU’s St. Paul University Parish missionaries evangelizing young adults

The Newman Center at Wichita State University is named after the greatest Christian evangelist who ever lived, apart from Jesus Christ. Thirteen young adults from the Diocese of Wichita are… Read More

FOCUS missionary evangelizing young adults on college campuses

Alexa Wasinger attributes her deep love of Jesus Christ to the Fellowship of Catholic University Students missionaries who evangelized her while she was at Wichita State University. The former parishioner… Read More

Samours back from Rome meeting

Wichita family represented the diocese at triennial worldwide gathering Ramie Samour’s conviction that she and her family are in it together has a spiritual and practical meaning. “It was beautiful… Read More

SEAS women seize the summer

Want to help spread God’s Word? One of the donors of the SEAS women’s trip to the reservation was Promise Bound Ministries. Promise Bound is hosting its 4th Annual RJ and… Read More

Bioethics center offering advice for families struggling with life issues

Families struggle with life and death situations today more than ever. The ethical predicaments have become more complicated as the ability of medicine to keep patients alive has advanced. John… Read More

Bishop Kemme speaks at prayer service

The following are selected quotes from Bishop Carl A. Kemme’s address at the Community Prayer event Saturday, July 23, at Eastminster Presbyterian Church. “Whether believer or not, regardless of religious… Read More

Seminarians close books for the summer

Two members of St. Joseph House of Formation working at the Diner Two seminarians studying for the Diocese of Wichita are putting their studies into philosophy to work. Thomas Elliott,… Read More

Miles racking up the miles as he learns about diocese

Seminarian Miles Swigart is seeing the big picture a little better, although he is months away from his ordination into the transitional diaconate. Miles, a third-year theology student at Mundelein… Read More

Fr. Reilley back from studies in Rome

Fr. Patrick Reilley was still a little jet-lagged when he stopped by the Chancery last week. His plane touched down in Wichita on July 1, back home after three-years of… Read More

Forming priests for the diocese

Fr. Ben Sawyer at Kenrick-Glennon helping the future priests of the diocese Fr. Ben Sawyer isn’t working in the Diocese of Wichita but his work impacts the diocese. He is… Read More

Women learn to help lead others to Jesus

Heidi Jirak was elated when she received an email a few months ago that her application to participate in the GIVEN Catholic Young Women’s Leadership Forum was approved. It made… Read More