2022 declared Year of the Eucharist

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, At this time, I write to announce the observance of a special Holy Year of the Eucharist for the Diocese of Wichita beginning Jan.… Read More

Spiritual Life Center focusing on ‘saving souls, forming soul savers’

The entire world had to adapt during the many months of the pandemic. Mike Cook said that pandemic downtime was a perfect opportunity for the Spiritual Life Center to hit… Read More

St. Joseph in Baxter Springs closes namesake year with blessing of renovations

  St. Joseph Parish in Baxter Springs closed the Year of St. Joseph with a church renovation and an altar consecration. Fr. Jeremy Huser, pastor of the parish located just a few… Read More

As prisons ‘open up’ volunteers needed to evangelize and catechize behind bars

Interested in prison ministry in SEK? Those interested in evangelizing prisoners at the Oswego Correctional Facility, or any of the other prisons in the diocese, may contact Brant Baca at… Read More

Over 1,000 attend Ascend 2021 conference

Over 1,000 young teens and their parents were entertained, inspired, and evangelized Saturday, Nov. 6, at Ascend 2021 in the Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School gym in Wichita. David Purcell,… Read More

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Laity, priests learn about establishing a religious foundation for children so that it grows with them Mary Mirrione knew Catechesis of the Good Shepherd was succeeding in her parish when,… Read More

Supply challenges affecting cemeteries, too

In special cases it may take up to a year for a headstone to be placed The pandemic is not only affecting the living, it is also affecting the deceased.… Read More

Campus missionaries spreading the Word

St. Paul University Parish FOCUS missionaries evangelizing Wichita State University students The four FOCUS missionaries evangelizing from St. Paul University Parish at Wichita State University embody the diocesan Pastoral Plan’s… Read More

Priests reaching out to Spanish-speaking, others to bring them back into the church

Fr. Jose Machado isn’t waiting for the Spanish-speaking Catholics to reach out to him, he’s tracking them down and handing out tracts. Fr. Machado, the diocesan facilitator for Evangelization, Discipleship… Read More

Ed Sri explains how to change the world

Catholic theologian: evangelize those around you to have an impact Want to hear more? Ed Sri’s talks are at Church of the Magdalen’s YouTube website here. Ed Sri talked about… Read More

Bishop tells couples at annual anniversary Mass marriage is a mission to the world

Bishop Carl A. Kemme reminded couples at the 50th annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass that they accepted the call to the vocation of marriage as a mission in the world.… Read More

Bishop Kemme reminds faithful about the ‘unspeakable evil’ that society rationalizes

The annual Mass at Wichita’s abortion clinic is a testimony to the faith those attending have in God, the creator of human and divine life, Bishop Carl A. Kemme said… Read More