Vocations

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Current Seminarians

Jesus Banuelos

3rd Theology | Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Home Parish: Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Wichita

Matthew Cooke

3rd Theology | Mundelein Seminary

Home Parish: St. Francis of Assisi, Wichita

Caleb Kuestersteffen

3rd Theology | Mundelein Seminary

Home Parish: St. John, El Dorado

Miles Swigart

3rd Theology | Mundelein Seminary

Home Parish: St. Patrick, Kingman

Paul Brungardt

2nd Theology | Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Home Parish: Church of the Magdalen, Wichita

Grant Huslig

2nd Theology | Mundelein Seminary

Home Parish: St. Vincent de Paul, Andover

Joseph Mick

2nd Theology | Mundelein Seminary

Home Parish: St. Mary, Newton

Nicholas Samsel

2nd Theology | Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Home Parish: St. Thomas Aquinas, Wichita

Peter Bergkamp

1st Theology | Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Home Parish: St. Anthony of Padua, Garden Plain

Kyle Demel

1st Theology | Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Home Parish: St. Francis of Assisi, Wichita

Isaac Hilger

1st Theology | Mundelein Seminary

Home Parish: St. Joseph, Ost

Jacob McGuire

1st Theology | Mundelein Seminary

Home Parish: St. Bridget, Scammon

Luke Meyerhoff

1st Theology | Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Home Parish: Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Wichita

Koby Nguyen

1st Theology | Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Home Parish: St. Thomas Aquinas, Wichita

Caleb Harris

4th College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: Church of the Magdalen, Wichita

Dominic Jirak

4th College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Michael the Archangel, Mulvane

Conrad Sissell

4th College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Patrick, Wichita

Thomas Elliott

3rd College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Thomas Aquinas, Wichita

Caleb Garner

3rd College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Wichita

Alex Klein

3rd College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Jude, Wichita

Colby McKee

3rd College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Wichita

Sam Schmidt

3rd College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Joseph, Wichita

Florence Felipe Barles

2nd College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Francis of Assisi, Wichita

Zachary Kelsey

2nd College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: Church of the Holy Cross, Hutchinson

Richard Olsen

2nd College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Anne, Wichita

Ethan Albers

1st College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Rose, Cheney

Patrick Carney

1st College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Francis of Assisi, Wichita

Samuel Gorges

1st College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. John, Clonmel

Mason Lubbers

1st College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Peter the Apostle, Schulte

Paddy Olson

1st College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Wichita

Caleb Papsdorf

1st College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. John, Clonmel

Theodore Sponsel

1st College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Peter the Apostle, Schulte

Luke Timmermeyer

1st College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Francis of Assisi, Wichita

Ben Wemhoff

1st College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Thomas Aquinas, Wichita

Daily Intention for Vocations

Saturday
Oct 01

For the Medical Sisters of Saint Joseph

Sunday
Oct 02

Fr. Andrew Meng

Monday
Oct 03

Fr. Benjamin Shockey

Tuesday
Oct 04

For our deceased religious sisters

Wednesday
Oct 05

Miles Swigart

Thursday
Oct 06

Fr. Nicholas Voelker

Friday
Oct 07

Florence Barles

Saturday
Oct 08

Fr. Leon Kerschen

Sunday
Oct 09

Fr. Drew Hoffman

Monday
Oct 10

Fr. Robert McElwee

Tuesday
Oct 11

For the Missionary Catechists of the Poor

Wednesday
Oct 12

Fr. Stuart Smeltzer

Thursday
Oct 13

For our deceased priests

For the Sisters of Mercy

Friday
Oct 14

Fr. David Voss

Saturday
Oct 15

Fr. Theodore Khin

Sunday
Oct 16

Fr. Michael Linnebur

Monday
Oct 17

Fr. Daniel Spexarth

Tuesday
Oct 18

Fr. Aaron Spexarth

Wednesday
Oct 19

Richard Olsen

Thursday
Oct 20

Fr. Stephen Thapwa

Friday
Oct 21

Fr. Maximilian Biltz

Saturday
Oct 22

Fr. Curtis Robertson

Sunday
Oct 23

Fr. James Weldon

Monday
Oct 24

Fr. Jerome Spexarth

Tuesday
Oct 25

Fr. Jason Borkenhagen

Wednesday
Oct 26

Fr. Robert Spencer

Thursday
Oct 27

Fr. Ty Taylor

Friday
Oct 28

Deacon Jeff Jacobs

Saturday
Oct 29

Fr. Thomas Stroot

Sunday
Oct 30

Fr. James Schibi

Monday
Oct 31

For the Servants of the Trinity

Tuesday
Nov 01

Fr. Garett Burns

Wednesday
Nov 02

Jacob McGuire

Thursday
Nov 03

Fr. Trevor Buster

Friday
Nov 04

Matthew Cooke

Saturday
Nov 05

Fr. John Jirak

Sunday
Nov 06

Fr. Zachary Pinaire

Monday
Nov 07

For the sanctification of our priests

Tuesday
Nov 08

For the Dominican Sisters of Peace

Wednesday
Nov 09

Fr. Josh Evans

Thursday
Nov 10

Fr. Daniel Vacca

Friday
Nov 11

Fr. Lawrence Carney

Saturday
Nov 12

Grant Huslig

Sunday
Nov 13

Fr. Andy Walsh

Monday
Nov 14

For our deceased priests

Tuesday
Nov 15

Fr. Kenneth Van Haverbeke

Wednesday
Nov 16

Fr. Stephen Thapwa

Thursday
Nov 17

Fr. David Marstall

Friday
Nov 18

Deacon Jeff Jacobs

Saturday
Nov 19

Fr. Chrysostom Ah Maung

Sunday
Nov 20

Fr. Nicholas Voelker

Monday
Nov 21

Deacon Theodore Stahl

Tuesday
Nov 22

Fr. Kyle Dugan

Wednesday
Nov 23

Fr. David Voss

Thursday
Nov 24

Fr. Robert Wachter

Friday
Nov 25

Fr. Patrick Reilley

Saturday
Nov 26

Fr. Andy Walsh

Sunday
Nov 27

Fr. James Weldon

Monday
Nov 28

Fr. Bernard Gorges

Tuesday
Nov 29

Fr. Benjamin Green

Wednesday
Nov 30

Fr. Eric Weldon

Thursday
Dec 01

Fr. Thomas Hoisington

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Nurture vocations in your parish through the following

Prayer

Awareness

Support

  • Communal Holy Hours for Vocations
  • Prayer Cards
  • Petitions at Mass
  • Traveling Shrine Programs - Provide a crucifix, statue, or chalice that families can host the devotional article in their home for a week during which they agree to pray for vocations.
  • Adoration Adoption Programs -Place post cards in your adoration chapel with a photo and name on the front of a priest, religious or seminarian the adorers can offer their holy hour. When full, mail the card to it's recipient.
  • World Day of Vocations - May 12
  • World Day for Consecrated Life - Feb. 2
  • Recognize and thank religious serving your community
  • Wall of Appreciation
    • Recognize those from the parish who have answered God’s call as a priest or religious
  • Let someone know if you think they would make a good priest or religious
  • Join a Serra Club
  • Support Seminarian Education 
  • Adopt a seminarian or religious to write to and pray for

Seminarian Birthdays

Thursday
Oct 06

Miles Swigart's Birthday

School Address:
Mundelein Seminary
1000 E Maple Ave
Mundelein, IL 60060
Home Address:
1848 E. US Highway 54
Kingman, KS 67068
Sunday
Oct 09

Florence Barles' Birthday


School Address:
St. Joseph House of Formation
145 S. Millwood
Wichita, KS 67213

Home Address:
826 N Woodchuck
Wichita, KS 67212-3626
Saturday
Oct 22

Colby McKee's Birthday

School Address:
St. Joseph House of Formation
145 S. Millwood
Wichita, KS 67213

Home Address:
11828 W. Douglas Avenue
Wichita, KS 67212
Sunday
Oct 23

Richard Olsen's Birthday

School Address:
St. Joseph House of Formation
145 S. Millwood
Wichita, KS 67213

Home Address:
3040 S. Edwards Avenue
Wichita, KS 67217-1512
Wednesday
Nov 02

Ben Wemhoff Birthday


School Address:
145 S. Millwood
Wichita, KS 67213

Home Address:
327 Coronado St.
Wichita, KS 67208-4017

Jacob McGuire's Birthday


School Address:
Mundelein Seminary
1000 E Maple Avenue
Mundelein, IL 60060

Home Address:
408 W. 510th Avenue
Cherokee, KS 66724-5075
Wednesday
Nov 09

Sam Gorges Birthday


School Address:
145 S. Millwood
Wichita, KS 67213

Home Address:
18555 W. 63rd St. South
Viola, KS 67149
Sunday
Nov 13

Matthew Cooke's Birthday

School Address:
Mundelein Seminary
1000 E Maple Ave
Mundelein, IL 60060

Home Address:
1351 Peterson
Wichita, KS 67212
Thursday
Nov 17

Grant Huslig's Birthday

School Address:
Mundelein Seminary
1000 E Maple Ave
Mundelein, IL 60060

Home Address:
211 S. Fairway Circle
Andover, KS 67002
Wednesday
Nov 23

Ethan Albers Birthday


School Address:
145 S. Millwood
Wichita, KS 67213

Home Address:
330 Evergreen Ct.
Cheney, KS 67025

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Contact Us

Vocations

Catholic Diocese of Wichita
424 N. Broadway
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: (316) 440-1714