Catholic School Office announces teacher awards

Several diocesan Catholic school teachers were honored with annual awards during Catholic Schools Week Jan. 29-Feb. 4. St. Kateri Tekakwitha Teacher Award Julie Stuckey, a resource teacher from St. Peter… Read More

Serrans to celebrate 75th anniversary on Thursday, March 9

By Fr. Ken Schuckman The Downtown Serra Club of Wichita will commemorate its 75th anniversary as a club of Serra International Thursday, March 9. In preparation for the event, Serrans… Read More

Embracing Apostolic Courage as We Plan for the Future

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This is an exciting time in the Diocese of Wichita! Together, we are renewing our commitment to live boldly as missionary disciples. We are… Read More

Pro-life fervor continues among youth post-Roe

Roe v. Wade may be overturned but the pro-life work isn’t close to being done, says Bonnie Toombs. Over 580 pilgrims who traveled by bus to the March for Life… Read More

Glick passing the reins of Catholic Charities

Traci Kennedy began as executive director of Charities Wednesday After 14 years at Catholic Charities, including the past six as executive director, the retiring Wendy Glick can sum up her… Read More

Totus Tuus almost totally full

The wait list for the girls camps is up to about 30 names, she added. “And that’s after we took 12 more kids this summer for each camp.” She said… Read More

Distinguished Catholic School of Excellence Awards announced

Five schools in the Diocese of Wichita have received Distinguished Catholic School of Excellence Awards this year. Catholic Culture Distinguished School of Excellence Award St. Joseph Catholic School in Ost… Read More

Fr. Mendam adapting at St. Francis of Assisi Parish

Climate here is colder but parishioners warmly welcome him Fr. Bhaskar Mendam knew he was in Kansas when he looked out his window several weeks ago and saw a snow-covered… Read More

Bishop Kemme celebrates funeral Mass for Pope Benedict XVI

It’s difficult to reduce Pope Benedict XVI’s career to one theme, Bishop Carl A. Kemme said in a homily Thursday evening, Jan. 5, during a Mass for the pope in… Read More

Dioceses worked with KBI on Clergy Investigation

Dioceses worked with KBI on Clergy Investigation Kansas Bureau of Investigation and Attorney General, Derek Schmidt has released a report following its investigation of alleged clergy abuse within the four… Read More

Bishop: Make the Mass the bedrock of our faith

  Those who gazed upon the nativity scene on Christmas Eve at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception were much like those who pondered in awe of the infant Jesus… Read More

Tens of thousands pay last respects to Pope Benedict

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Tens of thousands of people streamed through St. Peter’s Basilica to pay their last respects to the late Pope Benedict XVI. While Rome authorities had predicted… Read More