Five to be ordained for the Diocese of Wichita

Two men will be ordained to the priesthood and three to the transitional diaconate this month by Bishop Carl A. Kemme. The ordination to the transitional diaconate is scheduled for… Read More

Reflections following USCCB Conference

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Having returned last week from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) plenary assembly in Baltimore with the sexual abuse crisis dominating the… Read More

Statement regarding allegations concerning Archbishop McCarrick

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The past several weeks have been extremely painful for the church as allegations have been brought forward concerning decades-long misconduct and the abuse of… Read More

Personal Letter from Bishop Kemme to the faithful of the Diocese of Wichita on abuse crisis

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As I continue to reflect on the painful crisis we now face in the church, caused by the abuse of minors and vulnerable adults… Read More

Fully Alive as Missionary Disciples. December 2, 2018

First Sunday of Advent Jer 33: 14-16 / 1 Thes 3: 12 – 4:2 / Lk 21: 25-28, 34-36 Being “Fully Alive” means being fully aware. Today’s gospel reminds us… Read More

Statement regarding Archbishop Vigano’s testimony

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The most recent allegations contained in the testimony of the former nuncio of the Holy See to the United States, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano,… Read More