Catholic Diocese of Wichita

Over 500 college students attend SEEK event

Over 500 college students from throughout Kansas took part in a regional SEEK event Feb. 4-6 at the Wichita Hyatt Regency Hotel. SEEK is a conference for college students in… Read More

Our Lady of Lourdes scene is seen by hundreds of passers-by

The Lord giveth Mary Frances Skinner snow and the Lord taketh it away. In the interim, the sculptor gives passers-by a temporary work of art. As the snow fell during… Read More

Irish priests of the diocese to be honored with Celtic cross

  Some families held what amounted to a wake just before a young Irish priest set sail for America in the late 1800s and early 1900s. “Many of them felt… Read More

Hope rises that abortion ruling will be overturned

(CNS) – A renewed spirit of hope reverberated through events nationwide that marked the 49th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion. From Vermont… Read More

Middle school students learning about their emotions and thought processes

Several years ago Peg Dubrowski was monitoring lunch in a St. Louis Catholic school cafeteria with Janet Eaton, the current superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Wichita, who… Read More

2022 declared Year of the Eucharist

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, At this time, I write to announce the observance of a special Holy Year of the Eucharist for the Diocese of Wichita beginning Jan.… Read More

Spiritual Life Center focusing on ‘saving souls, forming soul savers’

The entire world had to adapt during the many months of the pandemic. Mike Cook said that pandemic downtime was a perfect opportunity for the Spiritual Life Center to hit… Read More

St. Joseph in Baxter Springs closes namesake year with blessing of renovations

  St. Joseph Parish in Baxter Springs closed the Year of St. Joseph with a church renovation and an altar consecration. Fr. Jeremy Huser, pastor of the parish located just a few… Read More

As prisons ‘open up’ volunteers needed to evangelize and catechize behind bars

Interested in prison ministry in SEK? Those interested in evangelizing prisoners at the Oswego Correctional Facility, or any of the other prisons in the diocese, may contact Brant Baca at… Read More

Over 1,000 attend Ascend 2021 conference

Over 1,000 young teens and their parents were entertained, inspired, and evangelized Saturday, Nov. 6, at Ascend 2021 in the Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School gym in Wichita. David Purcell,… Read More

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Laity, priests learn about establishing a religious foundation for children so that it grows with them Mary Mirrione knew Catechesis of the Good Shepherd was succeeding in her parish when,… Read More

Supply challenges affecting cemeteries, too

In special cases it may take up to a year for a headstone to be placed The pandemic is not only affecting the living, it is also affecting the deceased.… Read More