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

Cody Fox

1st College | St. Joseph House of Formation

Home Parish: St. Peter the Apostle, Schulte

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

Monday
Aug 01

Caleb Kuestersteffen

Tuesday
Aug 02

Fr. Sherman Orr

Wednesday
Aug 03

For our deceased religious sisters

Thursday
Aug 04

Fr. Michael Peltzer

Friday
Aug 05

Fr. Brian Bebak

Saturday
Aug 06

For women discerning a religious vocation

Sunday
Aug 07

For an increase in vocations to religious life in our diocese

Monday
Aug 08

Fr. Larry Parker

Tuesday
Aug 09

Fr. Michael Peltzer

Wednesday
Aug 10

Fr. Curtis Hecker

Thursday
Aug 11

Fr. Matt Siegman

Friday
Aug 12

Fr. Clay Kimbro

Saturday
Aug 13

Fr. Samuel Pinkerton

Sunday
Aug 14

Bishop Carl Kemme

Monday
Aug 15

Fr. Michael Simone

Tuesday
Aug 16

Fr. Hung Pham

Wednesday
Aug 17

Fr. Chris Martin

Thursday
Aug 18

Deacon Herbert Ramsey

Friday
Aug 19

Fr. Juan Garza

Saturday
Aug 20

Fr. Michael Brungardt

Sunday
Aug 21

For an increase in vocations to religious life in our diocese

Monday
Aug 22

Fr. Will Stuever

Tuesday
Aug 23

Fr. Ed Herzog

Wednesday
Aug 24

For the Adorers of the Blood of Christ

Thursday
Aug 25

Fr. Curtis Robertson

Friday
Aug 26

For our deceased priests

Saturday
Aug 27

For an increase in vocations to the priesthood in our diocese

Sunday
Aug 28

Fr. Adam Grelinger

Monday
Aug 29

For the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa

Tuesday
Aug 30

Fr. Matt Davied

Wednesday
Aug 31

Fr. Matt Glazier

Thursday
Sep 01

Kyle Demel

Friday
Sep 02

Fr. Thomas Stroot

Saturday
Sep 03

Fr. Roger Lumbre

Sunday
Sep 04

For the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa

Monday
Sep 05

Fr. Kenneth Van Haverbeke

Tuesday
Sep 06

Fr. Nic Jurgensmeyer

Wednesday
Sep 07

For women discerning a religious vocation

Thursday
Sep 08

Fr. Wayne Schmid

Friday
Sep 09

Fr. Dwight Birket

Saturday
Sep 10

Fr. Rick Kotrba

Sunday
Sep 11

Fr. Kenneth Schuckman

Monday
Sep 12

Fr. Andrew Seiler

Tuesday
Sep 13

Fr. Jeffery Fasching

Wednesday
Sep 14

For the Medical Sisters of Saint Joseph

Thursday
Sep 15

Fr. John Hotze

Friday
Sep 16

Fr. Charles Seiwert

Saturday
Sep 17

For the Sisters of St. Joseph

Sunday
Sep 18

Fr. H Setter

Monday
Sep 19

Fr. Drew Dellasega

Tuesday
Sep 20

For our deceased priests

For the Servants of the Trinity

Wednesday
Sep 21

Fr. John Sherlock

Thursday
Sep 22

Fr. Benjamin Shockey

Friday
Sep 23

For the Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters

Saturday
Sep 24

For the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa

Sunday
Sep 25

Fr. Marco De Loera

Monday
Sep 26

Fr. David Lies

Tuesday
Sep 27

Samuel Schmidt

Wednesday
Sep 28

Colby McKee

Thursday
Sep 29

For the Dominican Sisters of Peace

Friday
Sep 30

Fr. Benjamin Sawyer

Saturday
Oct 01

For the Medical Sisters of Saint Joseph

Aug 2022

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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

Monday
Aug 01

Caleb Kuestersteffen's Birthday

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

Home Address:
5264 SW 30th Street
El Dorado, KS 67042-8978
Monday
Aug 08

No events today

Saturday
Aug 13

Mason Lubbers Birthday

School Address:
145 S. Millwood
Wichita, KS 67213

Home Address:
2602 Glacier Court
Wichita, KS 67215-1524
Friday
Sep 02

Kyle Demel's Birthday

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

Home
11805 O'Neil
Wichita, KS 67212
Tuesday
Sep 27

Samuel Schmidt's Birthday


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

Home Address:
5005 S Custer Circle
Wichita, KS 67217-4064

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Contact Us

Vocations

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