Bishop Carl A. Kemme

Bishop celebrates 10 years as a shepherd

The Most Rev. Carl A. Kemme said 10 years ago he couldn’t have imagined the blessing he would receive being named bishop of the Diocese of Wichita. He talked about… Read More

Six seminarians installed as Reader, two as Acolyte at annual Mass of Institution

Bishop Carl A. Kemme installed eight seminarians at a Mass of Institution for Readers and Acolytes Monday evening, March 25, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita. Installed… Read More

Christian life is a journey and adventure, bishop says

Christian life is a journey and an adventure, Bishop Carl A. Kemme told those taking part in the Rite of Election Sunday afternoon Feb. 18, at the Cathedral of the… Read More

Bishop Kemme dedicates altar in Kapaun’s new chapel

The dedication of the altar in Kapaun Mt. Carmel’s new chapel would have been an epic waste of time, money, and energy Bishop Carl A. Kemme said, if the school… Read More

Apostle Build house blessed; keys handed to the owner

A house became a home Tuesday, Oct. 3, after Bishop Carl A. Kemme blessed the fruit of Apostle Build 2023 at an evening Dedication Ceremony. Bishop Kemme said he was… Read More

Four ordained transitional deacons

  The four seminarians who replied “present” last Saturday made more than a physical transition from their pew to the sanctuary, Bishop Carl A. Kemme said, their simple acknowledgment had… Read More

Pray for those who have been sexually abused, bishop asks at special Mass

Want to hear the bishop’s homily? Bishop Carl A. Kemme’s homily of Sunday, April 23, is available on Church of the Blessed Sacrament’s YouTube channel: Bishop Carl A. Kemme… Read More

Bishop: Be like Jesus, don’t shun the leper

Bishop Carl A. Kemme said Jesus’ embrace and healing of the lepers in the Gospel story was a guide for those attending the White Mass Sunday morning, Oct. 9, at… Read More

Bishop Kemme: God uses marriage and family to bring about grace in the world

The blessings of marriage are considerable, but so are the responsibilities associated with matrimony, Bishop Carl A. Kemme told 90 couples at the annual Wedding Anniversary Mass Sunday afternoon, Oct.… Read More

Bishop Kemme says the future is bright for the young fighting for the lives of the unborn

Bishop Carl A. Kemme told those attending a Mass and exorcism Saturday, Oct. 1, at Wichita’s abortion clinic to ask God for forgiveness for the “unspeakable crimes and sins of… Read More

Fire severely damages Fort Scott’s church

Want to help the parish? Those wishing to make a donation to help restore Mary Queen of Angels Church may contact the parish office at 620-223-4340.   Fr. Yancey Burgess… Read More

Irish priests who served the diocese honored

  Bishop Carl A. Kemme likened the priests of Ireland who left home and family to serve the faithful of Kansas to St. Bartholomew whose missionary travels took him far… Read More