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

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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
View Clergy News Notes PDF Here
COVID 19 Update | July 6
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The current pandemic is far from over, as we are witnessing here and elsewhere a surge in positive cases. Thankfully most are recovering, but… Read More
2019-20 Parish Data Gathering
Please click the link below, this data will be used to complete the Official Catholic Directory and the Annual Statistical Report of the Vatican. Please select your parish (or mission)… Read More
Resuming Public Masses
The attached file contains a letter to the people of the diocese with accompanying documents to resume Mass and the guidelines to follow. They may be used for your websites,… Read More

Prayer Intentions & Upcoming Events

Friday
Jan 01

Fr. Paul Oborny

Saturday
Jan 02

Fr. Hung Pham

Sunday
Jan 03

Fr. Chrysostom Ah Maung

Monday
Jan 04

Fr. Chad Arnold

Tuesday
Jan 05

Fr. Michael Kerschen

Wednesday
Jan 06

Fr. Michael Baldwin

Thursday
Jan 07

Jon Tolberd

Friday
Jan 08

For the Dominican Sisters of Peace

Saturday
Jan 09

Fr. Brian Bebak

Sunday
Jan 10

Fr. Daryl Befort

Monday
Jan 11

Fr. J.D. Betzen

Tuesday
Jan 12

Fr. Daniel Vacca

Wednesday
Jan 13

For an increase in vocations to religious life in our diocese

Thursday
Jan 14

Fr. James Mainzer

Friday
Jan 15

Fr. James Billinger

Saturday
Jan 16

Fr. Yancey Burgess

Sunday
Jan 17

Fr. Maximilian Biltz

Monday
Jan 18

Fr. Jeremy Huser

Tuesday
Jan 19

Fr. Michael Brungardt

Wednesday
Jan 20

Fr. Dwight Birket

Thursday
Jan 21

For our deceased priests

Friday
Jan 22

Fr. Matt Davied

Saturday
Jan 23

For the sanctification of our priests

Sunday
Jan 24

For the Missionary Catechists of the Poor

Monday
Jan 25

Fr. Jason Borkenhagen

Tuesday
Jan 26

Fr. Sam Brand

Wednesday
Jan 27

Fr. John Lanzrath

Thursday
Jan 28

For women discerning a religious vocation

Friday
Jan 29

Fr. Andrew Bergkamp

Saturday
Jan 30

Fr. Yancey Burgess

Sunday
Jan 31

Priest Winter Retreat

(01/31) - (02/05)

Fr. P.J. Voegeli

Monday
Feb 01

Priest Winter Retreat

(01/31) - (02/05)

Fr. Adam Grelinger

Tuesday
Feb 02

Priest Winter Retreat

(01/31) - (02/05)

Will Kerschen

School Address:
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary
5200 Glennon Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63119-4330

Home Address:
930 N 183rd West
Goddard, KS 67052
Wednesday
Feb 03

Priest Winter Retreat

(01/31) - (02/05)

Fr. Stephen Gronert

Thursday
Feb 04

Priest Winter Retreat

(01/31) - (02/05)

Fr. Michael Maybrier

Friday
Feb 05

Priest Winter Retreat

(01/31) - (02/05)

Fr. Douglas Campbell

Saturday
Feb 06

Fr. Drew Hoffman

Sunday
Feb 07

Fr. Lawrence Carney

Monday
Feb 08

For our deceased priests

Tuesday
Feb 09

Fr. Ned Blick

Wednesday
Feb 10

For the Medical Sisters of Saint Joseph

Thursday
Feb 11

Fr. Matt Siegman

Friday
Feb 12

Diocesan Building Committee - BCR, 10am

Deacon Matt Glazier

Saturday
Feb 13

Fr. Joe Tatro

Sunday
Feb 14

Deacon Will Stuever

Monday
Feb 15

Fr. Isaac Coulter

Tuesday
Feb 16

Fr. Pat Malone

Wednesday
Feb 17

Fr. Daniel Spexarth

Thursday
Feb 18

For the Adorers of the Blood of Christ

Friday
Feb 19

Fr. Darrin May

Saturday
Feb 20

Fr. Sam Brand

Sunday
Feb 21

Rite of Election

For the sanctification of our priests

Monday
Feb 22

Fr. Edmond Kline

Tuesday
Feb 23

Lent Clergy Meeting - SLC

(02/23) - (02/24)

Fr. Devin Burns

Wednesday
Feb 24

Lent Clergy Meeting - SLC

(02/23) - (02/24)

Luke Meyerhoff

Thursday
Feb 25

For the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa

Friday
Feb 26

Fr. Isaac Coulter

Saturday
Feb 27

Fr. Michael Nolan

Sunday
Feb 28

Fr. Larry Parker

Monday
Mar 01

Fr. Marco De Loera

Jan 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

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