Bishop Kemme

‘Let us sing with the Lord,’ Bishop Kemme urges in pastoral letter

Dear Priests, Pastoral Musicians, and Lay Faithful, A few years ago, I came across a promotional video for a program for liturgical music called “Source and Summit.” The video outlined… Read More

Feasibility study to begin in January

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Over the past several years, my leadership team and I, consulting with many along the way, have been praying and considering how the Diocesan… Read More

Bishop Kemme closes year of St. Joseph

Bishop Carl A. Kemme closed the Year of St. Joseph on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Tuesday, Dec. 7, in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita. He… Read More

A road taken and traveled together

Bishop Kemme blesses couples at annual Wedding Anniversary Mass Bishop Carl A. Kemme reminded the couples at the annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass Sunday, Oct. 11, about Robert Frost’s poem… Read More

Hundreds attend Religious Freedom Symposium

  About 450 people attended a Religious Freedom Symposium Wednesday evening, Sept. 11, at Wichita State University’s Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex. A panel of experts and religious leaders made… Read More

Five ordained to priesthood, diaconate

Bishop Carl A. Kemme told the two newly ordained priests that the clergy face challenging times, but not hopeless times. “We who are priests are never alone as long as… Read More

Bishop Kemme: Diocese is at a crossroads

About the Chrism Mass The Chrism Mass celebrates the unity of the priests of the diocese with their bishop. During the Mass the bishop blesses the Oil of Catechumens, the… Read More