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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
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St. Catherine of Siena’s windows made in Kansas
Stained glass was a catechism for the illiterate when it was initially utilized over 1,000 years ago in Gothic cathedrals. That Catholic heritage continues in the Diocese of Wichita through… Read More
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St. Catherine of Siena: A blessed parish
The two spires that dominate the landscape in northwest Wichita emerged out of what was just a weed patch 12 years ago. “There wasn’t anything out there,” Father Dan Spexarth… Read More
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Artist’s hands busy with the Lord’s work
If “idle hands are the devil’s workshop,” as Proverbs states, Chet Hockman’s workshop is nowhere close. Two of his recent painted relief carvings – one of the Cathedral’s Immaculate Conception… Read More
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Metal voices ready to call faithful to Mass
  St. Catherine of Siena’s bells will soon command the attention of the neighborhood. The new church’s twin towers already dominate the landscape of northwest Wichita. “Bells have one function,… Read More
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St. Rose in Mt. Vernon to break ground Aug. 2
    There are two reasons parishioners of St. Rose in Mt. Vernon are building a new church: the current structure is too small and it’s falling apart. Father Dan… Read More
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Married couples are called to live the truth and beauty of God’s plan for married love
National NFP Week July 19-25 Want to bring NFP into your marriage? It’s never too late to introduce NFP into a marriage. Visit the Office of Marriage and Family Life’s… Read More
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New principals preparing for the fall
Bishop Carl A. Kemme asked the new Catholic school principals to think beyond the idea of maintaining Catholic education. “If that’s all we’re going to continue to do, we’ll lose… Read More
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Seminarians feeding ‘Jesus’ at the Diner
One reason Grant Huslig is considering becoming a priest is because of the delight of priestly work that radiated from the chaplains of St. Isidore Catholic Student Center in Manhattan.… Read More