Bishop Kemme: Diocese is at a crossroads

Photo: Bishop Carl A. Kemme prepares to bless the Oil of Catechumens and consecrate the Sacred Chrism at the end of the Mass of the Chrism Tuesday in the Cathedral… Read More

Santa Margarita María abre su nueva Capilla de Adoración Eucarística

Foto: El Obispo Carl A. Kemme habla a los feligreses de Santa Margarita María durante la bendición de su nueva capilla de adoración el 19 de marzo (Advance foto) El… Read More

Woman joins church, brings in family

Picture: Cassia William’s prayers that her family embrace Catholicism have been answered. From left are Timothy and Hannah O’Farrell, her sister and brother-in-law; her parents Dana and David Williams; Cassia; and… Read More

Vet who spent time in POW camp with Father Kapaun visits diocese

A statue outside of St. John Nepomucene Church in Pilsen depicting Father Emil Kapaun assisting a wounded soldier was inspired by a story about the parish’s favorite son whose heroism… Read More

Msgr. William Carr served the diocese for over 60 years

Father John Lanzrath shared a story Thursday, March 28, often told by Monsignor William Carr, that reflects his love of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. When Bill Carr was… Read More

Diocesan priests recall memories of Msgr. William Carr

Several priests of the diocese shared their thoughts and feelings about Msgr. Carr, after his passing. Fr. James Weldon said in an email that he always held Msgr. Carr in… Read More

Diocesan youth meet for annual DCYC

  By Audra Grabendike This past weekend 550 youth joined together at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel to attend the Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference (DCYC). It began early Saturday morning with… 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