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

August Rosary Crusade
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It has been said that we live in unprecedented times. But do we really? After all, any amateur student of history and especially Church… Read More
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

Tuesday
Sep 01

Kyle Demel

Wednesday
Sep 02

Fr. Thomas Stroot

Thursday
Sep 03

Fr. Roger Lumbre

Friday
Sep 04

For the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa

Saturday
Sep 05

Fr. Kenneth Van Haverbeke

Sunday
Sep 06

Fr. Nic Jurgensmeyer

Monday
Sep 07

For the sanctification of our priests

Tuesday
Sep 08

Fr. Wayne Schmid

Wednesday
Sep 09

Fr. Dwight Birket

Thursday
Sep 10

Fr. Rick Kotrba

Friday
Sep 11

Fr. Kenneth Schuckman

Saturday
Sep 12

Fr. Andrew Seiler

Sunday
Sep 13

Fr. Jeffery Fasching

Monday
Sep 14

For our deceased priests

Tuesday
Sep 15

Fr. John Hotze

Wednesday
Sep 16

Fr. Charles Seiwert

Thursday
Sep 17

For the Sisters of St. Joseph

Friday
Sep 18

Fr. H Setter

Saturday
Sep 19

Fr. Drew Dellasega

Sunday
Sep 20

For our deceased priests

Monday
Sep 21

Fr. John Sherlock

Tuesday
Sep 22

Fr. Benjamin Shockey

Wednesday
Sep 23

Thomas Prater

Thursday
Sep 24

For an increase in vocations to the priesthood in our diocese

Friday
Sep 25

Fr. Marco De Loera

Saturday
Sep 26

Fr. David Lies

Sunday
Sep 27

For the Dominican Sisters of Peace

Monday
Sep 28

Colby McKee

Tuesday
Sep 29

Alec Crull

Wednesday
Sep 30

Fr. Benjamin Sawyer

Thursday
Oct 01

For the Medical Sisters of Saint Joseph

Friday
Oct 02

Deacon Andrew Meng

Saturday
Oct 03

Fr. Benjamin Shockey

Sunday
Oct 04

For our deceased religious sisters

Monday
Oct 05

Miles Swigart

Tuesday
Oct 06

Fr. Nicholas Voelker

Wednesday
Oct 07

For the sanctification of our priests

Thursday
Oct 08

Fr. Leon Kerschen

Friday
Oct 09

Fr. Drew Hoffman

Saturday
Oct 10

Fr. Robert McElwee

Sunday
Oct 11

For the Missionary Catechists of the Poor

Monday
Oct 12

Clergy Conference/Convocation

(10/12) - (10/15)
Arrival & Registration 2:30 - 4pm
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 E 45th St N, Bel Aire, KS 67226, USA

Fr. Stuart Smeltzer

Tuesday
Oct 13

Clergy Conference/Convocation

(10/12) - (10/15)
Arrival & Registration 2:30 - 4pm
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 E 45th St N, Bel Aire, KS 67226, USA

For our deceased priests

Wednesday
Oct 14

Clergy Conference/Convocation

(10/12) - (10/15)
Arrival & Registration 2:30 - 4pm
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 E 45th St N, Bel Aire, KS 67226, USA

Fr. David Voss

Thursday
Oct 15

Clergy Conference/Convocation

(10/12) - (10/15)
Arrival & Registration 2:30 - 4pm
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 E 45th St N, Bel Aire, KS 67226, USA

Fr. Theodore Khin

Friday
Oct 16

Fr. Michael Linnebur

Saturday
Oct 17

Fr. Daniel Spexarth

Sunday
Oct 18

Fr. Aaron Spexarth

Monday
Oct 19

For the sanctification of our priests

Tuesday
Oct 20

Fr. Stephen Thapwa

Wednesday
Oct 21

Fr. Maximilian Biltz

Thursday
Oct 22

Fr. Curtis Robertson

Friday
Oct 23

Fr. James Weldon

Saturday
Oct 24

Fr. Jerome Spexarth

Sunday
Oct 25

Fr. Jason Borkenhagen

Monday
Oct 26

Fr. Robert Spencer

Tuesday
Oct 27

Deacon Ty Taylor

Wednesday
Oct 28

Deacon Jeff Jacobs

Thursday
Oct 29

Fr. Thomas Stroot

Friday
Oct 30

Fr. James Schibi

Saturday
Oct 31

For the Servants of the Trinity

Sunday
Nov 01

Fr. Garett Burns

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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

Step 1 of 2

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