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

Tuesday
Jun 01

Fr. Garett Burns

Wednesday
Jun 02

Fr. Joseph Eckberg

Thursday
Jun 03

Fr. Derek Thome

Friday
Jun 04

Thomas Elliott

School Address:
St. Joseph House of Formation
145 S. Millwood
Wichita, KS 67213

Home Address:
522 N St. James
Wichita, KS 67206
Saturday
Jun 05

Fr. Jerome Spexarth

Sunday
Jun 06

Fr. John Fogliasso

Monday
Jun 07

Fr. Clay Kimbro

Tuesday
Jun 08

Fr. Kenneth Schuckman

Wednesday
Jun 09

Fr. Jarrod Lies

Thursday
Jun 10

Presbyteral Council - CCR

Fr. David Lies

Friday
Jun 11

Deacon Jon Tolberd

Saturday
Jun 12

Jesus Banuelos

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

Home Address:
3701 N. Arkansas Avenue
Wichita, KS 67204-4003
Sunday
Jun 13

Fr. John Miller

Monday
Jun 14

Fr. Michael Linnebur

Tuesday
Jun 15

Fr. Jorge Lopez

Wednesday
Jun 16

Fr. Daniel Lorimer

Thursday
Jun 17

Fr. Jose Machado

Friday
Jun 18

Fr. J.D. Betzen

Saturday
Jun 19

Fr. James Mainzer

Sunday
Jun 20

Fr. Michael Kerschen

Monday
Jun 21

Fr. Daryl Befort

Tuesday
Jun 22

Fr. Ned Blick

Wednesday
Jun 23

Fr. Michael Schemm

Thursday
Jun 24

Fr. Jacob Carlin

Friday
Jun 25

Peter Bergkamp

Saturday
Jun 26

Fr. Michael Baldwin

Sunday
Jun 27

Priest Summer Retreat

(06/27) - (07/02)

Fr. Shawn McKnight

Monday
Jun 28

Priest Summer Retreat

(06/27) - (07/02)

Fr. Daniel Duling

Tuesday
Jun 29

Priest Summer Retreat

(06/27) - (07/02)

Fr. P.J. Voegeli

Wednesday
Jun 30

Priest Summer Retreat

(06/27) - (07/02)

Fr. Pat Malone

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)

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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)