Diocese
Fr. Kapaun statue blessed
An original bronze statue of Father Emil Kapaun helping a fellow soldier off the battlefield was blessed Tuesday, April 20, at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Wichita. Almost 200… Read More
Diocese
Mass dispensation to be lifted June 5-6
A letter from Bishop Carl A. Kemme Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, In March of 2020, in collaboration with the bishops in Kansas, and in response to the emerging… Read More
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Bishop: Pray for mercy for our sins
Our Blessed Lord handed over his body and spirit to the Father out of purest love and endless mercy for us, Bishop Carl A. Kemme said in a Divine Mercy… Read More
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Remains of Fr. Emil Kapaun Coming Home to Kansas
On Divine Mercy Sunday, April 11, Ray Kapaun, nephew of Fr. Emil Kapaun, and the Kapaun family informed the Catholic Diocese of Wichita that the remains of Fr. Kapaun will… Read More
Diocese
Bishop's Easter message: Think of what is above
Want to see video, photos? A slide show of the Easter Vigil service (below) and video of the Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday Masses are available at YouTube.com/DioceseofWichita.   Bishop… Read More
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Bishop Kemme looks past the pandemic to diocese’s future
What is a Chrism Mass? The Chrism Mass manifests the unity of the priests with their bishop. During the liturgy, the bishop blesses three oils — the Oil of catechumens… Read More
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Seminarians installed as acolytes
Bishop Kemme installs four first-year seminarians Four seminarians of the Diocese of Wichita were installed as acolytes by Bishop Carl A. Kemme Tuesday, March 29, in the Cathedral of the… Read More
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Diocese issues Year of St. Joseph passports
It won’t get you out of the country, but the passport issued by the Diocese of Wichita for the Year of St. Joseph may help you get into heaven. Jake… Read More
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St. Joseph House of Formation seminarians take a road trip to visit two major seminaries
The four seminarians graduating from the St. Joseph House of Formation will be moving into somewhat familiar surroundings in the fall. Peter Bergkamp, Grant Husling, Joseph Mick, and Nicholas Samsel… Read More
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WIN, Dress for Success combine efforts to help women transition into employment
The Women’s Initiative Network is positioning itself to be especially helpful to its clients as the pandemic wanes and the job market opens up. Amber Beck, WIN’s executive director, said… Read More
Diocese
Apostle Build 2021 is a go
Faithful asked to provide shelter for the needy By Bonnie Toombs The Diocese of Wichita is again offering the faithful a chance to engage in one of the corporal works… Read More
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Remains of Fr. Kapaun identified in Hawaii
His remains were among those transferred to the U.S. after the 1953 armistice pact William Hansen kept his silence for over 50 years that he was one of the prisoners-of-war… Read More