Bishop Carl A. Kemme

Bishop Kemme ordains three to the priesthood

The three seminarians ordained to the priesthood Saturday, May 28, gave the same answer to Bishop Carl A. Kemme when he asked them before their ordination what they were looking… Read More

Bishop Kemme meets with new postulator for the canonization cause of Fr. Kapaun

    Bishop Carl A. Kemme came back with more than memories from a recent trip to Rome to meet with the new postulator for the cause of canonization for… Read More

Bishop honors seniors at annual celebration

Bishop Carl A. Kemme, who is nearly 62-years-old, told those attending the Senior Appreciation Mass in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Thursday, May 13, that he is sensitive to… Read More

Bishop Kemme: the empty tomb brings color into our world

Bishop Carl A. Kemme reflected on his life as a youth on the farm at the Easter Vigil and how travel was limited because of the family’s connection to the… Read More

Bishop honors Irish priests at Chrism Mass

Bishop Carl A. Kemme explained how the church is a community of missionary disciples in his homily at Tuesday’s Mass of the Chrism at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception… Read More

Bishop Kemme consecrates Russia, Ukraine to Immaculate Heart of Mary

  When we are distressed we think of our mothers, Bishop Carl A. Kemme said in a brief homily at the noon Mass Friday, March 25, celebrated in union with… Read More

Diocesan family called to take part in a Synod on Synodality to move the diocese forward

  Bishop Carl A. Kemme and Father John Jirak talk about Pope Francis’ call for a Synod on Synodality in a video now available at Bishop Kemme says the… Read More

Fr. Ivan Eck elevated to monsignor

Fr. Ivan Eck was anticipating the birth of Our Lord when his phone rang on Dec. 15. “The bishop called and wanted to know if I’d be home,” he said… Read More