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 Wichita.iGiveCatholic.org. 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.

Remains of Fr. Emil Kapaun Coming Home to Kansas

On Divine Mercy Sunday, April 11, Ray Kapaun, nephew of Fr. Emil Kapaun, and the Kapaun family informed the Catholic Diocese of Wichita that the remains of Fr. Kapaun will… Read More

Diocese of Wichita Schools Cancelled/Remote Due to Weather Wednesday 2/17

Due to inclement weather, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, the following plan will be in place for the Catholic Diocese of Wichita Schools and Chancery Offices. Catholic Diocese of Wichita Schools… Read More

Fr. Kuykendall laid to rest

  When Andrew Kuykendall finished the eighth grade at Christ the King Catholic School in Wichita, he told Father Leon Kerschen, the vocations director at the time, that he wanted… Read More

Father Scheier passes away April 16

The funeral Mass was live-streamed and is recorded here: Youtube channel Father Steven Scheier spent the last years of his life in some seclusion, Bishop Carl A. Kemme said in… Read More

Bishop expresses hope of reunification at Chrism Mass

    What is the Chrism Mass? During the Chrism Mass, the bishop blesses three oils: the oil of catechumens (oleum catechumenorum or oleum sanctorum), the oil of the infirm… Read More