Vocations

"Speak Lord, Your Servant is Listening"


Discern & Apply Seminarian Formation Quo Vadis Retreat

Current Seminarians

Daily Intention for Vocations

Tuesday
Sep 01

Kyle Demel

Wednesday
Sep 02

Fr. Thomas Stroot

Thursday
Sep 03

Fr. Roger Lumbre

Friday
Sep 04

For the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa

Saturday
Sep 05

Fr. Kenneth Van Haverbeke

Sunday
Sep 06

Fr. Nic Jurgensmeyer

Monday
Sep 07

For the sanctification of our priests

Tuesday
Sep 08

Fr. Wayne Schmid

Wednesday
Sep 09

Fr. Dwight Birket

Thursday
Sep 10

Fr. Rick Kotrba

Friday
Sep 11

Fr. Kenneth Schuckman

Saturday
Sep 12

Fr. Andrew Seiler

Sunday
Sep 13

Fr. Jeffery Fasching

Monday
Sep 14

For our deceased priests

Tuesday
Sep 15

Fr. John Hotze

Wednesday
Sep 16

Fr. Charles Seiwert

Thursday
Sep 17

For the Sisters of St. Joseph

Friday
Sep 18

Fr. H Setter

Saturday
Sep 19

Fr. Drew Dellasega

Sunday
Sep 20

For our deceased priests

Monday
Sep 21

Fr. John Sherlock

Tuesday
Sep 22

Fr. Benjamin Shockey

Wednesday
Sep 23

Thomas Prater

Thursday
Sep 24

For an increase in vocations to the priesthood in our diocese

Friday
Sep 25

Fr. Marco De Loera

Saturday
Sep 26

Fr. David Lies

Sunday
Sep 27

For the Dominican Sisters of Peace

Monday
Sep 28

Colby McKee

Tuesday
Sep 29

Alec Crull

Wednesday
Sep 30

Fr. Benjamin Sawyer

Thursday
Oct 01

For the Medical Sisters of Saint Joseph

Friday
Oct 02

Deacon Andrew Meng

Saturday
Oct 03

Fr. Benjamin Shockey

Sunday
Oct 04

For our deceased religious sisters

Monday
Oct 05

Miles Swigart

Tuesday
Oct 06

Fr. Nicholas Voelker

Wednesday
Oct 07

For the sanctification of our priests

Thursday
Oct 08

Fr. Leon Kerschen

Friday
Oct 09

Fr. Drew Hoffman

Saturday
Oct 10

Fr. Robert McElwee

Sunday
Oct 11

For the Missionary Catechists of the Poor

Monday
Oct 12

Fr. Stuart Smeltzer

Tuesday
Oct 13

For our deceased priests

Wednesday
Oct 14

Fr. David Voss

Thursday
Oct 15

Fr. Theodore Khin

Friday
Oct 16

Fr. Michael Linnebur

Saturday
Oct 17

Fr. Daniel Spexarth

Sunday
Oct 18

Fr. Aaron Spexarth

Monday
Oct 19

For the sanctification of our priests

Tuesday
Oct 20

Fr. Stephen Thapwa

Wednesday
Oct 21

Fr. Maximilian Biltz

Thursday
Oct 22

Fr. Curtis Robertson

Friday
Oct 23

Fr. James Weldon

Saturday
Oct 24

Fr. Jerome Spexarth

Sunday
Oct 25

Fr. Jason Borkenhagen

Monday
Oct 26

Fr. Robert Spencer

Tuesday
Oct 27

Deacon Ty Taylor

Wednesday
Oct 28

Deacon Jeff Jacobs

Thursday
Oct 29

Fr. Thomas Stroot

Friday
Oct 30

Fr. James Schibi

Saturday
Oct 31

For the Servants of the Trinity

Sunday
Nov 01

Fr. Garett Burns

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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

Wednesday
Sep 02

Kyle Demel

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

Home
11805 O'Neil
Wichita, KS 67212
Monday
Sep 21

Thomas Prater

School Address:
145 S. Millwood
Wichita, KS 67213

Home Address:
602 S. Forewood Road
Arkansas City, KS 67005-9381
Wednesday
Sep 30

No events today

Tuesday
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
Thursday
Oct 22

Colby McKee

School Address:
145 S. Millwood
Wichita, KS 67213

Home Address:
11828 W. Douglas Avenue
Wichita, KS 67212
Monday
Oct 26

Alec Crull

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


Home Address:
621 E 9th
Winfield, KS 67156
Tuesday
Oct 27

Deacon Ty Taylor's Birthday


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

Home Address:
P.O. Box 44
Atlanta, KS 67008-0044

Sep 2020

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Contact Us

Vocations

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