Bishop Kemme honors first responders at annual Blue Mass

Bishop Carl A. Kemme at the annual Blue Mass Sunday, Sept. 12, described Jesus as the first, last, and greatest responder because he laid down his life for the salvation… Read More

Bishop Kemme appoints vocation assistants

Considering seminary? For more information about a possible vocation to the priesthood and about seminary life, contact Fr. Chad Arnold at 316-269-3900 or Two priests have been appointed as… Read More

Hammers put away at Apostle Build 2021

  Despite the challenges that are a part of each new construction project and the difficulties related to the pandemic, Apostle Build 2021 went smoothly. Brian Knolla, the construction coordinator… Read More

Abortion industry setting its sights on Kansas

Value Them Both amendment will be targeted Chuck Weber warned Serra Club members that a great battle to defend the lives of the unborn in Kansas is looming. “The state… Read More

Seminarians encounter God on Colorado hiking excursion

A group of priests and seminarians from the Diocese of Wichita got closer to God last month. Father Chad Arnold and Father Adam Grelinger accompanied eight seminarians Aug. 9-13 for… Read More

Bishop Kemme thanks seminarians for answering the call

A slideshow of the opening day Mass at the House of Formation. Bishop Carl A. Kemme thanked the 14 seminarians studying in the St. Joseph House of Formation for responding… Read More

Birthline marks 50 years of saving babies

Birthline is marking its 50th year of providing an alternative to abortion for women with unplanned pregnancies. Bernadette Sanders said the local organization originally was associated with Birthright but changed… Read More

Diocese hosting Rosary Congress Oct. 6-7

24-hours of continuous prayer planned at the Cathedral in Wichita Want to be a part of the Rosary Congress? Those who wish to be an adorer or a rosary leader… Read More

St. Rose of Lima in Mt. Vernon, blessed, dedicated

Not only did Bishop Carl A. Kemme bless the new St. Rose of Lima Church in Mt. Vernon Friday, Aug. 13, but Pope Francis also imparted an Apostolic Blessing on… Read More

New principals start the year in Southeast Kansas

Kristen O’Brien began student teaching over 25 years ago at St. Mary’s Elementary School in Pittsburg. Today she is the principal. O’Brien is one of three women in Southeast Kansas… Read More

Diocesan family returns to the conference

This year’s Midwest Catholic Family Conference was down-sized after last year’s cancelation because of the pandemic, but Kathleen Timmermeyer was delighted with the attendance. “We’re pleased and blessed,” Timmermeyer said… Read More

Bishop urges educators to focus on making disciples

The culture is in a post-Christian apostolic era Bishop Carl A. Kemme told school administrators Friday, Aug. 6. “We are leaving a period of Christendom where the Judeo-Christian belief system… Read More