Bishop thanks seminarians for their courage

Bishop Carl A. Kemme thanked the 28 seminarians living in the St. Joseph House of Formation for their courage at a Mass on Wednesday, Aug. 16, marking the beginning of… Read More

Fr Altman Visit Not Approved by Diocese of Wichita

  The Diocese of Wichita was notified of a social advertisement for an event in the Diocese of Wichita, featuring Father James Altman, priest of the Diocese of Lacrosse, Wisconsin… Read More

Herington post office named after Fr. Kapaun

The U.S. Post Office in Herington, Kansas, was renamed in honor of Captain Emil J. Kapaun in a ceremony Tuesday afternoon, May 30, in front of the post office. Herington… Read More

Bishop Kemme: Christ’s tomb is our door to a new life

  The fundamental meaning of Easter Sunday is found in an ancient hymn, Bishop Carl A. Kemme told those attending the Easter Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate… Read More

Catholic Care Center to open a senior behavioral health hospital

St. Veronica will be a 20-bed hospital for those with memory care issues The Catholic Care Center will expand its mission of caring with the launch of its new senior… Read More

O’Malley: Renew the church by living the Eucharist

Timothy O’Malley recalled comments made several years ago by Vatican affairs journalist John Allen during a presentation Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Church of the Magdalen in Wichita. After Allen’s… Read More

Bishop Carl A. Kemme’s Statement on the Upcoming Value Them Both Amendment

  Very soon, on August 2nd, the people of Kansas will vote on the state constitutional Amendment VALUE THEM BOTH. The passing of this CRITICAL amendment will return the abortion… Read More

Diocese teaming up with the Midwest Catholic Family Conference this summer for a Eucharistic Congress

The Diocese of Wichita is teaming up with the Midwest Catholic Family Conference this summer for a Eucharist-centered weekend Aug. 5-7. Jake Samour, director of the Office of Marriage and… Read More

Winter Weather Information for 10/27 | Diocese of Wichita Schools & Chancery Office

Due to the inclement weather and unsafe road conditions, the Catholic Diocese of Wichita schools will be closed tomorrow, Wed. 2/2. The Catholic Diocese of Wichita chancery office will plan… Read More

Diocese participating in GivingTuesday, iGiveCatholic national events this year

Want to donate? To help your favorite ministry, school, or parish in the Diocese of Wichita on GivingTuesday, visit A countdown may be featured on its home page. After… Read More

Welcome Back | General Dispensation Lifted June 5

  Bishop Carl A. Kemme has issues guidelines for the celebration of public Mass upon the lifting of the general dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass. These guidelines… Read More

2021 Priest Assignments

Please keep all our priests in your prayers. Changes will go into effect July 1, 2021.