Superintendent Eaton’s message to educators: Be Boldly Catholic

Superintendent of Catholic Schools Janet Eaton had one phrase for her principals, school pastors, and new teachers as they began a new school year: Be Boldly Catholic. “It’s one thing… Read More

St. Francis Xavier Parish renovates entire interior of the Cherryvale church

St. Francis Xavier Church in Cherryvale has been renovated from the ceiling to the floor. Parishioner Carol Staton said the $400,000 project to freshen and renovate the interior began in… Read More

Bishop Kemme: Be fully alive in Christ, be disciples

Bishop Carl A. Kemme urged those attending the Midwest Catholic Family Conference to embrace their faith with renewed vigor and devotion. “I pray that this experience and our worship together… Read More

Fr. Burns plans to hit the road to promote vocations

Bishop Carl A. Kemme has made a couple of changes in the Office of Vocations that will allow the office to work more effectively. Fr. Garett Burns is the new… Read More

Diocesan personnel taking part in Suspenders4Hope training

Training is open to the public The diocesan training on Aug. 22 will be presented in collaboration with WSU, Ascension Via Christi, the Via Christi Foundation, and the Catholic Assembly… Read More

Aug. 18 event will explain how to evangelize like the apostles

We can’t keep Jesus to ourselves, says Steve Dawson. “If we really believe that Jesus is who he says he is, that he’s the Lord of the universe, our creator,… Read More

Artists learn the language of iconography

Veronica Royal epitomizes the icon her students were painting last week. They were reproducing an icon of Our Lady of Tenderness during a week-long workshop at the Spiritual Life Center… Read More

Deacon learning, teaching in Chanute and Humboldt

The Rev. Mr. Caleb Kuestersteffen is putting all of his years of seminary training to work this summer. Deacon Kuestersteffen is preparing and delivering homilies in English and Spanish at… Read More

Bicyclists converge on St. Louis for the lives of the unborn

The Kansas wind didn’t help two Biking For Babies cyclists riding from Dodge City to St. Louis in an effort to raise money for and increase awareness about the unborn.… Read More

Diocese in its 15th year working for Fr. Kapaun’s cause

Scott Carter: Holy Spirit working in the cause Scott Carter, the coordinator of the Father Kapaun Guild, said he is amazed by how much has changed in the 15 years… Read More

Totus Tuus underway across the diocese

Sky Creed may be the program coordinator of Totus Tuus but she’s still learning. Creed has been at the helm of the summer youth program for a few weeks, a… Read More

Seminarian in the weeds for Jesus

Seminarian Sam Schmidt is feeding the souls – and the bodies – of children this summer. The fourth-year college seminarian from the St. Joseph House of Formation in Wichita is… Read More