Diocese of Wichita

Holy Family Camp set for June 6-9

Want to attend Holy Family Camp? Those interested in taking part in this year’s camp, to be held Monday through Thursday, June 6-9, at Camp Hiawatha in north Wichita, may… Read More

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

Vocations Office reaching out with a podcast

Want to listen to the podcast? The podcast “about four o’clock” is produced by the diocesan Vocations Office and may be found at about4.org. It is also available at all… Read More

Hope in these troubled times springs from Jesus, Bishop Kemme says

Bishop Carl A. Kemme talked about the hope that results from love of Jesus Christ at the Christmas Eve Mass in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita. Our… Read More

Millions of meals served – with love

Jan Haberly retiring after serving the hungry at The Lord’s Diner for 17 years Jan Haberly has served thousands upon thousands of meals in her career in the restaurant business… Read More

Mulvane native home on sabbatical

Sr. Dara Vishnefske working with Spanish-speaking families Sister Dara Vishnefske considered what it would be like to be a mother, but chose a different path. “Family life is a beautiful… 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

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

Priests reaching out to Spanish-speaking, others to bring them back into the church

Fr. Jose Machado isn’t waiting for the Spanish-speaking Catholics to reach out to him, he’s tracking them down and handing out tracts. Fr. Machado, the diocesan facilitator for Evangelization, Discipleship… Read More