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One Lord’s Diner truck goes mobile
Now making two stops in north Wichita three days a week One of The Lord’s Diner’s trucks has added a venue to serve the hungry. It’s not Meals on Wheels,… Read More
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Children and teachers adapting to a new school year with many new challenges
The work school administrators and teachers put into preparing for the unusual beginning of the school year is paying off. Janet Eaton, superintendent of Catholic Schools, said principals experienced an… Read More
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Quietly learning to sign
  Father Max Biltz learning American Sign Language to celebrate special Masses Father Max Biltz reasoned that learning sign language is similar to learning how to read or write Chinese… Read More
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Volunteer goes full-time at Guadalupe Clinic
WICHITA – The Guadalupe Clinic became Jennifer Larsen’s favorite place to work after she saw her first patient while volunteering there in 2012. “I always felt really good about what… Read More
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Project is music to parishioners' ears
The pipe organ at Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Wichita had been struggling for years when Trisha Miller began playing it at a funeral in the summer of 2018.… Read More
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Fort Scott celebrates 25 years of adoration
Mary Queen of Angels Church will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Eucharistic Adoration in Fort Scott on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12-13. The Very Rev. John P. Lanzrath, pastor of… Read More
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Fr. Kuykendall laid to rest
  When Andrew Kuykendall finished the eighth grade at Christ the King Catholic School in Wichita, he told Father Leon Kerschen, the vocations director at the time, that he wanted… Read More
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Seminarians get closer to God on mountaintop
There’s nothing like sleeping on the floor of a century-old cabin at an altitude of 8,000 feet to sweeten the memory of your warm, soft bed back home. But then… Read More
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Bishop: Fr. Hemberger serenely accepted death
  Bishop Carl A. Kemme said he was saddened, like all who knew Father Hemberger, to learn a few months ago that the priest had stage-four pancreatic cancer. “But, also… Read More
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Seminarians move closer to ordination
One seminarian was installed as a Reader and five were admitted to Candidacy for Holy Orders by Bishop Carl A. Kemme Thursday, July 30, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate… Read More
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Pandemic is confining prison ministry
Want to take the Good News behind bars? Those interested in volunteering for the St. Dismas Ministry to the Incarcerated may contact Brant Baca at bacab@CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org or at 316-269-3900 ext.… Read More
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Seminarians immersed in Spanish
The Diocese of Wichita’s Spanish immersion program for its college-level seminarians is “brillante,” according to Sonja Bontrager. “Father Chad Arnold carefully created the program to engage the men in the… Read More