Reflecting on fun — Annel Morales watches the children in front of her during a game June 13 at a Tutus Tuus event in Good Shepherd Hall at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita. She is the daughter of Sonia and Erazmo Morales. (Advance photo)

Bishop Kemme’s calendar
Here is Bishop Carl A. Kemme’s calendar for the next several weeks.
July 29: Candidacy Mass at the Cathedral at 5 p.m.
July 31: Camp Totus Tuus
Aug. 3-4: Marian Days in Carthage, Missouri
Aug. 5: Midwest Catholic Family Conference Mass at 11 a.m.
Bishop Kemme has limited meetings and public appearances during the month of July.

Our Daily Bread Pantry seeking fresh produce
Our Daily Bread Food Pantry at Catholic Charities is in need of fresh produce for families in need.
To donate, please contact (316) 264-8344 extension 1504 or deliver to 2825 S. Hillside in Wichita on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Charities gets a hand from youth on their way to Houston
Two Evangelical Lutheran Churches in America youth groups assisted Catholic Charities in Wichita Monday, June 25, while on their way to Houston for a triennial youth conference.
A group of about 20 from Camp of the Cross Ministries from Garrison, North Dakota, worked at Our Daily Bread Food Pantry where they unloaded food from the Kansas Food Bank, organized the shelves, and cleaned. Another group of 15 from Lord of Life Church in Maple Grove, Minnesota, did yard work at Harbor House.
Members of the entire group, about 125 youth and their adult sponsors, also worked at several other locations in the Wichita area including O.J. Watson Park, Exploration Place, the U.W. warehouse, the Salvation Army, and Metropolitan Area Building and Construction.
They left Monday evening to travel to Dallas before making their way to Houston for the conference held from June 27 to July 1.

Catholic and Orthodox ecumenical Florovsky Week July 10-14
Newman University’s Gerber Institute is teaming up with the St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral to host the Eighth Day Institute’s inaugural Florovsky Week July 10-14.
The event, “The Reformation: An Ecumenical Retrospective,” will be a week of prayer, academic papers, discussion, workshops on iconography and Gregorian chant, and a banquet. The event will be held at Newman University and at St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral.
Father Georges V. Florovsky (1893-1979) was a Russian Orthodox priest, theologian, historian, and ecumenist.
To register, visit or call 316-573-8413.

A goodbye hug — A Chancery employee gives a big hug to Bob Voboril Wednesday, June 20, in the gathering space of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita. Voboril was honored at the reception for his 25 years of service as superintendent of Catholic Schools. His successor, Janet Eaton, took over his duties today, July 6. (Advance photo)
Bishop celebrates televised EWTN Mass — Bishop Carl A. Kemme celebrated a televised Mass Friday, June 29, from the EWTN Chapel in Irondale, Alabama. He was part of a bus tour through the South sponsored by the diocesan Senior Adult Ministries office. The group also stopped in St. Louis, Nashville, Memphis, and Little Rock. The video is available at (Screen captured image.)
Clinic game a home run — The annual Wichita Wingnuts baseball game Sunday, June 10, raised $30,000 for the Guadalupe Clinic, a diocesan health care ministry. Holding the check, from left, are clinic Executive Director David Gear; Tyler Harrison, Wingnuts ticket manager; and Dr. Jim Loeffler, who was honored at the game. His family accompanied him for the photo. (Courtesy photo)
Congregation of St. Joseph jubilarians honored — Twelve Sisters of the Congregation of St. Joseph celebrated their 2018 jubilees Saturday, June 23. Six were available for a photo at the Wichita Center. In the front are Sister Agnes Joseph and Sister Jane Louise Arbour (seated); in back, from left, are Sisters Mary Ellen Loch, Irene Regan, Joan Burger, and Ann Meyer. Celebrating this year are: 75 years – Sisters Agnes Joseph Wachter and Jane Louise Arbour; 60 years – Sisters Ann Meyer, Mary Ellen Loch, Mary Alice Girrens, Joan Burger, Irene Regan, Joseph Marie Loh and Hostia Horike; 40 years – Sister Genevieve Nakamuta and 15 years – Sisters Susanne Daniels and Maria Francisca Izawa. Collectively, the jubilarians have served the church for 640 years. After a group photo, a Mass with their fellow sisters was celebrated in Resurrection Chapel with the Most Rev. Carl Kemme as the main celebrant. Fr. Joseph Gile, the sisters’ chaplain, concelebrated. All then took part in a dinner. (Courtesy photo)
New van blessing — Father Derek Thome blessed the new Adult Day Services bus Thursday, June 14, at the Adult Day Services office, located at 5920 W. Central in Wichita. The bus is the largest of the service’s fleet and will be used to transport clients to and from the facilities. (Courtesy photo)