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

Sunday
Jan 01

Fr. Paul Oborny

Monday
Jan 02

Fr. Hung Pham

Tuesday
Jan 03

Fr. Chrysostom Ah Maung

Wednesday
Jan 04

Fr. Chad Arnold

Thursday
Jan 05

Fr. Michael Kerschen

Friday
Jan 06

Fr. Michael Baldwin

Saturday
Jan 07

Fr. Jon Tolberd

Sunday
Jan 08

For the Dominican Sisters of Peace

Monday
Jan 09

Fr. Brian Bebak

Tuesday
Jan 10

Fr. Daryl Befort

Wednesday
Jan 11

Fr. J.D. Betzen

Thursday
Jan 12

Fr. Daniel Vacca

Friday
Jan 13

For an increase in vocations to religious life in our diocese

Saturday
Jan 14

Fr. James Mainzer

Sunday
Jan 15

Fr. James Billinger

Monday
Jan 16

Fr. Yancey Burgess

Tuesday
Jan 17

Fr. Maximilian Biltz

Wednesday
Jan 18

Fr. Jeremy Huser

Thursday
Jan 19

Fr. Michael Brungardt

Friday
Jan 20

Fr. Dwight Birket

Saturday
Jan 21

Zachary Kelsey

Sunday
Jan 22

Fr. Matt Davied

Monday
Jan 23

For the sanctification of our priests

Tuesday
Jan 24

For the Missionary Catechists of the Poor

Wednesday
Jan 25

Fr. Jason Borkenhagen

Thursday
Jan 26

Fr. Sam Brand

Friday
Jan 27

Fr. John Lanzrath

Saturday
Jan 28

For women discerning a religious vocation

Sunday
Jan 29

Fr. Andrew Bergkamp

Monday
Jan 30

Fr. Yancey Burgess

Tuesday
Jan 31

Fr. P.J. Voegeli

Wednesday
Feb 01

Fr. Adam Grelinger

Thursday
Feb 02

For the Sisters of Mercy

Friday
Feb 03

Fr. Stephen Gronert

Saturday
Feb 04

Fr. Michael Maybrier

Sunday
Feb 05

Fr. Douglas Campbell

Monday
Feb 06

Fr. Drew Hoffman

Tuesday
Feb 07

Fr. Lawrence Carney

Wednesday
Feb 08

For our deceased priests

Thursday
Feb 09

Fr. Ned Blick

Friday
Feb 10

For the Servants of the Trinity

Saturday
Feb 11

Fr. Matt Siegman

Sunday
Feb 12

Fr. Matt Glazier

Monday
Feb 13

Fr. Joe Tatro

Tuesday
Feb 14

Fr. Will Stuever

Wednesday
Feb 15

Fr. Isaac Coulter

Thursday
Feb 16

Fr. Pat Malone

Friday
Feb 17

Fr. Daniel Spexarth

Saturday
Feb 18

For the Adorers of the Blood of Christ

Sunday
Feb 19

Fr. Darrin May

Monday
Feb 20

Fr. Sam Brand

Tuesday
Feb 21

For the sanctification of our priests

Wednesday
Feb 22

Fr. Edmond Kline

Thursday
Feb 23

Fr. Devin Burns

Friday
Feb 24

Luke Meyerhoff

Saturday
Feb 25

For the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa

Sunday
Feb 26

Fr. Isaac Coulter

Monday
Feb 27

Fr. Michael Nolan

Tuesday
Feb 28

Fr. Larry Parker

Wednesday
Mar 01

Fr. Marco De Loera

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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

Saturday
Jan 21

Zachary Kelsey's Birthday

School Address:
145 S. Millwood
Wichita, KS 67213

Home Address:
607 Catalina Dr
Hutchinson, KS 67502
Sunday
Jan 29

No events today

Saturday
Feb 25

Luke Meyerhoff's Birthday


School Address:
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary
5200 Glennon Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63119-4330

Home Address:
351 N. Old Manor
Wichita, KS 67208-4140

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Contact Us

Vocations

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