Catholic Diocese of Wichita

Old joins new at seminarian chapel

Century-old windows grace the new chapel at the Hennessy House The chapel under construction at the St. Joseph House of Formation is truly beginning to look like a place of… Read More

CLAY retreats seek to mold youth

Christ’s Light in All Youth retreats are for high school freshmen, sophomores Father H Setter has been leading CLAY retreats for twice as long as many of the youth who… Read More

Holy Savior students get new kicks

Genesis Foundation donates shoes and socks to all of the students Instead of walking out of the library with a new book on Thursday, Oct. 10, the 212 students attending… Read More

Harbor House: more than a safe place for those dealing with domestic violence

Domestic violence is a complicated issue. The reasons a person chooses to stay in or leave an unhealthy relationship are as varied as the people who find themselves being abused… Read More

The hospitality of entertaining angels

Parishes learn about the first step in evangelization Nearly 200 representatives from 33 parishes in the Diocese of Wichita learned earlier this month that evangelization begins with simple hospitality. They… Read More

Blessed Sacrament students feasting on new mural

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School students enjoy a banquet every time they eat in the school cafeteria. Although their food is tasty, another banquet, a heavenly banquet, adorns the north wall… Read More

Cremation numbers rising; burial of a body still preferred by the church

Mark Miller is trying to catechize the living about the dead. The director of Catholic Cemeteries for the Diocese of Wichita said there is a growing trend nationally and locally… Read More

Red Mass Sept. 12 honors those in legal profession

  Lawyers, judges, and others in the legal profession gathered Thursday, Sept. 12, to worship the Supreme Law Giver during a Red Mass in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception… 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

St. Patrick, Wichita, students learning judo

Martial arts class also focuses on faith and on discipline Greg Gideon, above, and Carlos Beltran, left, teach judo to students of St. Patrick Catholic School in Wichita. They and… Read More

St. Patrick Church, Wichita, renovations nearly complete

Father Eric Weldon started it, Father Jerome Spexarth continued it, and Father James Weldon, Father Eric’s brother, completed it. As a result, Mass has been celebrated in a newly-renovated St.… Read More

Bishop celebrates opening Mass at St. Joseph House of Formation

    Bishop Carl A. Kemme told the 21 college seminarians scattered around the front of St. Joseph Church in Wichita Thursday, Aug. 22, that two years ago, while celebrating… Read More