Seminarians and Ordinations
Fr. Chad Arnold and Fr. Garett Burns will be making the following college visits. If you know of a man attending one of these schools who may be or should be considering seminary, please reach out to the Vocations Office to let us know about him. Please mark your calendars for the following dates:
|Fr. Chad Arnold – PSU||March 21|
|Fr. Garett Burns -KU||March 27|
|Fr. Chad Arnold – K-State||April 12-13|
Seminarian Installation to Acolyte and Lector
As a way to highlight our continued need for vocations to the priesthood, educate the lay faithful, and allow the priests of our diocese, prospective seminarians, and families of seminarians witness this step of the priesthood, we will be celebrating the Installations to the Ministry of Acolyte and Lector by our candidates for theology locally.
The ceremony will be celebrated during a Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Monday, April 3 at 6:00 p.m.
The following seminarians are slated to be installed to the Ministry of Acolyte this year: Peter Bergkamp, Kyle Demel, Isaac Hilger, Jacob McGuire, Luke Meyerhoff and Koby Nguyen.
The following seminarians are slated to be installed to the Ministry of Lector this year: Paul Brungardt, Grant Huslig, Joseph Mick, Nicholas Samsel.
Following the ceremony a light reception will be hosted in the gathering space by the Office of Vocations.
I look forward to the celebration of this ministry in our diocese. It is a grace-filled event for the families of the men, our vocations efforts and the people of God.
ATTENTION: 2023 Ordination location and dates
Please note, originally we had scheduled an evening with seminarians in SEK for May 18th. We have changed that date from May to June 24th. Thank you.
An Evening with Seminarians is scheduled for WEDNESDAY, May 24th in Wichita. Evening prayer and program will begin at 6 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with a reception immediately following in Good Shepherd Hall.
The Ordination to the Diaconate is SATURDAY, May 27th at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 10 a.m. A luncheon reception will follow.
An Evening with Seminarians is scheduled for SATURDAY, JUNE 24th in Pittsburg. Evening prayer and program will begin at 6:00 p.m. at St. Pius X chapel with a reception immediately following in the Ballroom at Pittsburg State University Student Center.