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 October Mass Counts

Latest News

SLC Upcoming Programs
*As a reminder, Diocese of Wichita Clergy are always welcome to attend SLC programs at no (or minimal) charge. We just ask that you call ahead to reserve your space… Read More
November Plenary Indulgences
PLENARY INDULGENCE DURING MONTH OF NOVEMBER Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the need to avoid large groups, the Plenary Indulgence applicable to the deceased by those who visit a… Read More
Christmas Gift Giving (Finance)
The holiday season is here! Many parishes and schools may be planning to give some form of a Christmas gift to their employees. But how is a Christmas gift treated… Read More
Dates to Know (Office of Worship)
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on December 8 is a Holy Day of Obligation. Under the current COVID19 guidelines, the faithful in the Diocese of Wichita are dispensed from the… Read More
2020 Formation Sessions for Extraordinary Ministers (Office of Worship)
NEW EMHCs – ENGLISH: The online video formation session for NEW (Track 1) Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion in English is how available online. All pastors, parochial administrators, parish offices,… Read More
October Clergy News Notes
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Prayer Intentions & Upcoming Events

Sunday
Nov 01

Fr. Garett Burns

Monday
Nov 02

Jacob McGuire

Tuesday
Nov 03

Fr. Trevor Buster

Wednesday
Nov 04

Matthew Cooke

Thursday
Nov 05

Fr. John Jirak

Friday
Nov 06

Fr. Zachary Pinaire

Saturday
Nov 07

For the sanctification of our priests

Sunday
Nov 08

Matthew Dolechek

Monday
Nov 09

Fr. Josh Evans

Tuesday
Nov 10

Fr. Daniel Vacca

Wednesday
Nov 11

Fr. Lawrence Carney

Thursday
Nov 12

Grant Huslig

Friday
Nov 13

Fr. Andy Walsh

Saturday
Nov 14

For our deceased priests

Sunday
Nov 15

Fr. Kenneth Van Haverbeke

Monday
Nov 16

Fr. Stephen Thapwa

Tuesday
Nov 17

Fr. David Marstall

Wednesday
Nov 18

Deacon Jeff Jacobs

Thursday
Nov 19

Fr. Chrysostom Ah Maung

Friday
Nov 20

Fr. Nicholas Voelker

Saturday
Nov 21

Deacon Theodore Stahl

Sunday
Nov 22

Fr. Kyle Dugan

Monday
Nov 23

Fr. David Voss

Tuesday
Nov 24

Fr. Robert Wachter

Wednesday
Nov 25

Fr. Patrick Reilley

Thursday
Nov 26

Fr. Andy Walsh

Friday
Nov 27

Fr. James Weldon

Saturday
Nov 28

Fr. Bernard Gorges

Sunday
Nov 29

Fr. Benjamin Green

Monday
Nov 30

Fr. Eric Weldon

Tuesday
Dec 01

Fr. Thomas Hoisington

Wednesday
Dec 02

Deacon Herbert Ramsey

Thursday
Dec 03

Nicholas Samsel

Friday
Dec 04

Fr. Gabriel Greer

Saturday
Dec 05

Fr. Hayden Charles

Sunday
Dec 06

Fr. John Hay

Monday
Dec 07

Fr. Derek Thome

Tuesday
Dec 08

For the Sisters of Mercy

Wednesday
Dec 09

Fr. Andrew Heiman

Thursday
Dec 10

Fr. Eric Weldon

Friday
Dec 11

Fr. Sixtus Ye Myint

Saturday
Dec 12

Fr. Patrick York

Sunday
Dec 13

Fr. Floyd McKinney

Monday
Dec 14

For an increase in vocations to the priesthood in our diocese

Tuesday
Dec 15

Fr. Todd Shepherd

Wednesday
Dec 16

Fr. Michael Klag

Thursday
Dec 17

For the sanctification of our priests

Friday
Dec 18

Fr. Jorge Lopez

Saturday
Dec 19

Fr. Roger Lumbre

Sunday
Dec 20

For the Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters

Monday
Dec 21

For our deceased religious sisters

Tuesday
Dec 22

Fr. Luke Downing

Wednesday
Dec 23

Deacon Theodore Stahl

Thursday
Dec 24

Fr. Michael Simone

Friday
Dec 25

For our deceased priests

Saturday
Dec 26

Fr. Michael Schemm

Sunday
Dec 27

Deacon Chris Rumback

Monday
Dec 28

Fr. James Billinger

Tuesday
Dec 29

Fr. Samuel Pinkerton

Wednesday
Dec 30

Seth Arnold

Thursday
Dec 31

For an increase in vocations to the priesthood in our diocese

Friday
Jan 01

Fr. Paul Oborny

Sunday
Jan 31

Priest Winter Retreat

(01/31) - (02/05)
Monday
Feb 01

Priest Winter Retreat

(01/31) - (02/05)
Tuesday
Feb 02

Priest Winter Retreat

(01/31) - (02/05)
Wednesday
Feb 03

Priest Winter Retreat

(01/31) - (02/05)
Thursday
Feb 04

Priest Winter Retreat

(01/31) - (02/05)
Friday
Feb 05

Priest Winter Retreat

(01/31) - (02/05)
Friday
Feb 12

Diocesan Building Committee - BCR, 10am

Sunday
Feb 21

Rite of Election

Tuesday
Feb 23

Lent Clergy Meeting - SLC

(02/23) - (02/24)
Wednesday
Feb 24

Lent Clergy Meeting - SLC

(02/23) - (02/24)
Tuesday
Mar 30

Chrism Mass

Friday
May 14

Diocesan Building Committee - BCR, 10am

Sunday
May 16

Trinity - Graduation 2pm

Wednesday
May 19

St. Mary Colgan Graduation - 7pm

Sunday
May 23

Bishop Carroll Graduation - 1:30pm

Kapaun Mt. Carmel - Graduation 3:30pm

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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

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  • [e.g. Witness a Marriage, Personal Time, etc.]