Chrism Mass

Chrism Mass brings the diocese together, bishop says

Ten priests honored at Chrism Mass Ten priests of the Diocese of Wichita celebrated jubilees of their ordinations at the Chrism Mass Tuesday, April 4, at the Cathedral of 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 looks past the pandemic to diocese’s future

What is a Chrism Mass? The Chrism Mass manifests the unity of the priests with their bishop. During the liturgy, the bishop blesses three oils — the Oil of catechumens… Read More

Bishop expresses hope of reunification at Chrism Mass

    What is the Chrism Mass? During the Chrism Mass, the bishop blesses three oils: the oil of catechumens (oleum catechumenorum or oleum sanctorum), the oil of the infirm… 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