Final phase coming to a close at Holy Savior

Fr. James Billinger has a great sense of thanksgiving as the final phase of construction nears completion at the Holy Savior Parish campus in Wichita. Years ago, when the parish… Read More

Fort Scott parish honors its namesake with a grotto

Eddy Keating helped leave a legacy for Mary Queen of Angels Parish in Fort Scott. Parishioner Joe Barr said last week that Eddy, his wife Rita’s cousin, had a strong… Read More

Fr. Greer: The Eucharist transforms us

  “You are what you eat” – physically and spiritually – Fr. Gabriel Greer told those taking part in the closing of a Corpus Christi Novena Sunday, June 19, at… Read More

Fathers and sons walk with St. James

Group from the diocese walks 120 miles of the Camino de Santiago Want to learn more about the Camino? Visit or Another Camino Fully Alive pilgrimage is planned… Read More

Sr. John Patrick’s ministry reaching out

Sr. John Patrick’s role as coordinator of the diocesan Office of Worship is changing quite a bit. “I’ll still do ministry training and formation,” she said last week from her… Read More

Health care professionals unite to support passage of Value Them Both on Aug. 2

Representatives of a Value Them Both Coalition talked about the immense significance of the Aug. 2 Value Them Both vote during a news conference Friday afternoon, June 10, at the… Read More

Babies’ lives depend on Aug. 2 vote

The importance of the Value Them Both Amendment vote cannot be underestimated, according to Amy Torkelson, a mother, a teacher, and a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in Wichita.… Read More

All carry crosses during Fr. Kapaun pilgrimage

Those taking part in this year’s Father Kapaun Pilgrimage were able to relate to the miserable conditions he and his fellow captured soldiers endured in their trek to a North… Read More

Full days of fun return to Holy Family Camp

The two “placeholder” years of the annual Holy Family Camp are now out of the way. Myra Jacobs, the director of the Ministry With Persons With Disabilities, said because of… Read More

Fr. Voss going green

Chaplain of St. Pius X Student Center will soon don a green uniform of the U.S. Army Fr. David Voss is answering the call – the bishop’s, God’s, and the… Read More

Fr. Mainzer transitioning to the Diocese of Wichita after serving Diocese of Dodge City

Father James Mainzer prefers the word transition to the word retirement. Bishop Carl A. Kemme announced in the last edition of the Catholic Advance that Fr. Mainzer, who is on… Read More

Bishop Kemme ordains three to the priesthood

The three seminarians ordained to the priesthood Saturday, May 28, gave the same answer to Bishop Carl A. Kemme when he asked them before their ordination what they were looking… Read More