Bishop Kemme: Reclaim Sunday as the Lord's Day
Although families across the Diocese of Wichita are sheltering from home during the Coronavirus pandemic, Sunday is still the Lord’s Day, Bishop Carl A. Kemme said from his home Sunday,… Read More
When pews are empty
Streamed Masses help priests reach the faithful Bishop and priests are praying for all in these trying times For a link to streamed Masses, click here. Bishop Carl A. Kemme… Read More
Lord's Diner goes from dine-in to carry-out
Dinner service at The Lord’s Diner went from dine-in to carry-out as the result of a city-wide Covid-19-related order March 16 banning large groups in Sedgwick County. Sarah Hoffman, the… Read More
Bishop Kemme: 'Cast your cares on Jesus'
Bishop Carl A. Kemme asked the faithful in this time of instability to cast all their cares on Jesus because he cares deeply for all. “Let that be our hope… Read More
Father Borkenhagen 'stranded' in Ireland
Father Jason Borkenhagen was 1,200 miles away from where he thought he would be Saturday, March 21, when he answered a call from the Catholic Advance. Father Borkenhagen wasn’t in… Read More
Father Reilley is reading and praying during Rome lockdown
Father Patrick Reilley says the national quarantine imposed by Italy’s prime minister has indirectly benefited him and other students studying at Casa Santa Maria in Rome. “In a way, it’s… Read More
Parents: Block your child’s portal to sin
Parents should do everything they can to protect their children from pornography, according to Jake Samour – but they should also set an example. Samour, the director of the diocesan… Read More
COVID-19: Suspension of Public Masses in the Diocese of Wichita
Masses will be live-streamed here (Sunday, March 22 at 10 a.m.; Mon/Wed/Friday 9 am; Tuesday/Thursday 9 am in Spanish)  Dear Priests, Deacons, Religious and Lay Faithful of the Diocese of… Read More
COVID-19 Update for the Diocese of Wichita
Dear Priests, Deacons, Religious and Lay Faithful of the Diocese of Wichita, In light of the growing concerns regarding the Coronavirus COVID 19 as it relates to Masses and other… Read More
Blessed Sacrament renovation underway
Mass is not being celebrated in the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Wichita. Surfaces inside have been stripped or covered and a skeleton of scaffolding fills the interior. The… Read More
New teaching Mass video released by diocese
A video about the Catholic Mass was released last week by the Catholic Diocese of Wichita. “The Mass Explained” describes the Mass, including details of the priest’s vestments, books, the… Read More
Safe Haven Sunday to be observed on the first weekend of Lent
By Bishop Carl A. Kemme We all know it’s there and probably have some idea of how we could access it. Pornography affects some of us more directly than others,… Read More