Personal Letter from Bishop Kemme to the faithful of the Diocese of Wichita on abuse crisis

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As I continue to reflect on the painful crisis we now face in the church, caused by the abuse of minors and vulnerable adults… Read More

Next Docentium to address ‘50 years of confusion and moral free-fall’

Next Docentium to address ‘50 years of confusion and moral free-fall’ In July 1968, Blessed Pope Paul VI released an encyclical which would send tremors through the church, which continue… Read More

Bishop unveils his pastoral plan

Bishop unveils his pastoral plan Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Last fall and winter, as you may recall, I conducted 10 listening sessions throughout the diocese in order to… Read More

Bishop Kemme elaborates on his Pastoral Plan and mission

Bishop Kemme elaborates on his Pastoral Plan and mission Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, In an effort to further promote and explain our new diocesan Pastoral Plan, which was… Read More

Bishop Kemme reflects on the vision of pastoral plan

Bishop Kemme reflects on the vision of pastoral plan Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Recently, I promulgated a new Pastoral Vision, Mission and three overarching Priorities for the Diocese… Read More

Sister Veronice Born dies Nov. 30 in Wichita

Sister Veronice Born dies Nov. 30 in Wichita Sister Veronice Born, 87, died Friday, Nov. 30, in Marian Hall at Mt. St. Mary’s Convent, Wichita.A Mass of Christian burial will celebrated… Read More

Fully Alive as Missionary Disciples. December 2, 2018

Fully Alive as Missionary Disciples. December 2, 2018 First Sunday of Advent Jer 33: 14-16 / 1 Thes 3: 12 – 4:2 / Lk 21: 25-28, 34-36 Being “Fully Alive”… Read More

Statement regarding Archbishop Vigano’s testimony

Statement regarding Archbishop Vigano’s testimony Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The most recent allegations contained in the testimony of the former nuncio of the Holy See to the United… Read More

Diocesan news, November 16, 2018

Diocesan news, November 16, 2018 Stewards working on stewardship — The Stewardship Works! Networking Group prays before one of its bimonthly meetings Tuesday, Nov. 6, in Bishop Carl A. Kemme’s… Read More

Bishop Kemme Expresses Sorrow

Bishop Kemme Expresses Sorrow I join Pope Francis and all my brother bishops in expressing our deep sadness to learn of the murders of eleven of our Jewish brothers and… Read More

Rome steps in, votes delayed at fall bishops’ meeting

Rome steps in, votes delayed at fall bishops’ meeting BALTIMORE (CNS) — Seasoned bishop watchers know that just about every fall meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has… Read More

A grateful heart makes caregiving easier

A grateful heart makes caregiving easier By Rayna NeisesThe practice of giving thanks can impact your life. “For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if… Read More