Clergy News and Resources

The clergy news and resources for the Catholic Diocese of Wichita.
Keeping you informed of all our diocesan blessings.

Letter of Suitability

Latest News

Current Pandemic Guidelines to Cease July 1st 2021
Dear Priests, After consultation with the Presbyteral Council and the Diocesan Pastoral Council, I wish to inform you now that the current guidelines and restrictions for the Diocese of Wichita,… Read More
Covid 19 Guidelines for Resuming Public Masses June 6th 2021
Guidelines for Resuming of Public Masses in the Catholic Diocese of Wichita Effective June 5, 2021 The celebration of Mass should be celebrated in a place accordance with Can. 932 §1.… Read More
Updated Covid-19 Guidelines Effective March 10, 2020`
Fathers As you prepare to celebrate the great solemnity of the Paschal Mystery, we are happy to make some changes to the current guidelines regarding the celebration of Mass. It… Read More
Holy Week Directives
Fathers, In light of the ongoing COVID19 Pandemic, I provide the following directives for the celebration of Holy Week Liturgies. Palm Sunday Either the Second Form: Solemn Entrance with the… Read More
Christmas Call to Sharing Homily | Audio Files
Please find below the Christmas Call to Sharing homily from Bishop Kemme in both English and Spanish for download. A new twist for this is year is that Bishop Kemme’s… Read More
October Clergy News Notes
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Prayer Intentions & Upcoming Events

Sunday
Jun 27

Priest Summer Retreat

(06/27) - (07/02)
Monday
Jun 28

Priest Summer Retreat

(06/27) - (07/02)
Tuesday
Jun 29

Priest Summer Retreat

(06/27) - (07/02)
Wednesday
Jun 30

Priest Summer Retreat

(06/27) - (07/02)
Thursday
Jul 01

Priest Summer Retreat

(06/27) - (07/02)

For the Servants of the Trinity

Friday
Jul 02

Priest Summer Retreat

(06/27) - (07/02)

Fr. Matthew Marney

Saturday
Jul 03

Fr. Joseph Gile

Sunday
Jul 04

Fr. David Marstall

Monday
Jul 05

Fr. Darrin May

Tuesday
Jul 06

Fr. Michael Maybrier

Wednesday
Jul 07

Fr. Matthew McGinness

Thursday
Jul 08

Deacon Seth Arnold

Friday
Jul 09

Fr. Floyd McKinney

Saturday
Jul 10

Fr. Andrew Bergkamp

Sunday
Jul 11

For the Adorers of the Blood of Christ

Monday
Jul 12

Fr. Hien Nguyen

Tuesday
Jul 13

Fr. Zachary Pinaire

Wednesday
Jul 14

Fr. Stuart Smeltzer

Thursday
Jul 15

Fr. Shawn McKnight

Friday
Jul 16

Fr. John Miller

Saturday
Jul 17

Fr. Brian Nelson

Sunday
Jul 18

Fr. Benjamin Nguyen

Monday
Jul 19

Fr. Hien Nguyen

Tuesday
Jul 20

Fr. Matthew McGinness

Wednesday
Jul 21

Fr. Robert Spencer

Thursday
Jul 22

Thomas Elliott

Friday
Jul 23

Fr. Jarrod Lies

Saturday
Jul 24

Dominic Jirak

Sunday
Jul 25

Fr. James Schibi

Monday
Jul 26

Fr. Wayne Schmid

Tuesday
Jul 27

Fr. H Setter

Wednesday
Jul 28

Caleb Harris

Thursday
Jul 29

Fr. Michael Nolan

Friday
Jul 30

Fr. Ivan Eck

Saturday
Jul 31

Fr. Paul Oborny

Sunday
Aug 01

For an increase in vocations to religious life in our diocese

Monday
Aug 02

Fr. Sherman Orr

Tuesday
Aug 03

For the sanctification of our priests

Wednesday
Aug 04

Fr. Michael Peltzer

Thursday
Aug 05

Fr. Brian Bebak

Friday
Aug 06

For women discerning a religious vocation

Saturday
Aug 07

For an increase in vocations to religious life in our diocese

Sunday
Aug 08

Fr. Larry Parker

Monday
Aug 09

Fr. Michael Peltzer

Tuesday
Aug 10

Fr. Curtis Hecker

Wednesday
Aug 11

Fr. Matt Siegman

Thursday
Aug 12

Fr. Clay Kimbro

Friday
Aug 13

Diocesan Building Committee - BCR, 10am

Fr. Samuel Pinkerton

Saturday
Aug 14

Bishop Carl Kemme

Sunday
Aug 15

Fr. Michael Simone

Monday
Aug 16

Fr. Hung Pham

Tuesday
Aug 17

Fr. Chris Martin

Wednesday
Aug 18

Deacon Herbert Ramsey

Thursday
Aug 19

Fr. Juan Garza

Friday
Aug 20

Fr. Michael Brungardt

Saturday
Aug 21

Caleb Kuestersteffen

Sunday
Aug 22

Fr. Will Stuever

Monday
Aug 23

Fr. Ed Herzog

Tuesday
Aug 24

For the Adorers of the Blood of Christ

Wednesday
Aug 25

Fr. Curtis Robertson

Thursday
Aug 26

For our deceased priests

Friday
Aug 27

For an increase in vocations to the priesthood in our diocese

Saturday
Aug 28

Fr. Adam Grelinger

Sunday
Aug 29

For the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa

Monday
Aug 30

Fr. Matt Davied

Tuesday
Aug 31

Fr. Matt Glazier

Wednesday
Sep 01

Kyle Demel

Jul 2021

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Request for Letter of Suitability and Celebret

If you are going out of the Diocese of Wichita to exercise any form of public ministry, this form will assist you in obtaining a Letter of Suitability and Celebret.

Office of the Bishop

Catholic Diocese of Wichita
424 N. Broadway
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone:(316) 269-3900 

Letter of Suitability
  • [e.g. Witness a Marriage, Personal Time, etc.]
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • (some diocese require we submit letters for each site visited)