Prayer and Action


Prayer and Action is a summer program designed as a low-cost mission for young people that takes place within the diocese. Participants live in community, prepare meals together, pray together and work on various projects (painting, cleaning, yard work) for those in need. Find out more about Prayer and Action 2018 here.

 NEW for 2018

  • Individual Youth (whose parishes are not attending) may register on their own (limit of 5 or less from any one parish)
  • Individual Chaperones, age 21 and over (not pre-committed to a parish) may register on their own
  • Fee is $85/person for parish and individual chaperones and $100/person for individual youth

College Week
June 3 – 8, 2018 – St. Peter, Schulte – College Week

High School Weeks
June 10 – 15, 2018 – St. Peter, Schulte
June 17-22, 2018 – St. Peter, Schulte
June 24-29, 2018 – St. Peter, Schulte
July 8-13, 2018 – Our Lady of Lourdes, Pittsburg
July 15-20, 2018 – Our Lady of Lourdes, Pittsburg

Step 1:
Beginning February 1st at 9:00 am, follow this link to request the weeks that you would like to attend. You must indicate first and second choices.
Step 2:
By March 1st, send in the “Reserve Your Spot Registration” form along with a $30/person deposit. (Participants registering as INDIVIDUAL YOUTH will receive a refund if they are not placed. All other deposits are non-refundable.)

1.       Parish Group Reserve Your Spot Form

2.       Non-Parish Individual Youth Reserve Your Spot Form

3.       Non-Parish Group Chaperone Reserve Your Spot Form

4.       College Week Reserve Your Spot Form

Step 3:
By May 1st, all forms and final payments are due.

Parish Groups must submit the following

·         Parish Group Roster

·         Medical release/permission forms all youth

·         Adult medical release forms for all adults

·         Chaperone Forms for all adults

·         Final Payment (one check made out to Catholic Diocese of Wichita)

Non-Parish Individual Youth must submit the following

·         Medical release and permission form

·         Final payment

Non-Parish Group Chaperones must submit:

·         Adult medical release form

·         Chaperone form

·         Final payment

College Week participants must submit:

·         Adult medical release form

·         Final payment



·         If deposits are not received by March 1st, 2018, reservations may be forfeited.

·         As with any trip, the parish is responsible for the following:

o   Register all participants as a group

o   Provide appropriate number of chaperones (age 21 and above) for the week

o   Collect all of the required paperwork and payments

o   Provide transportation for participants to the host town as well as to and from the work sites each day

·         College Week participants do not need to register with a parish

·         High school youth who register as INDIVIDUAL YOUTH will be allowed to attend the week of their choice IF
 o   Space is available

 o   The appropriate ratio of youth-to-chaperones is maintained