Seminarian Formation

Seminarian News

Upcoming events and instructions

Thursday
May 16

SEKS Seminarian Dinner

1:30pm (05/16) - 12:00am (05/17)
Leave: 1:30 p.m. from Church of the Magdalen, 12626 E. 21st St. N., Wichita Event starts: 6 p.m. (Our Lady of Lourdes, Pittsburg Return Arrival: 12 a.m. (Church of the Magdalen) Dress Code: Formal MC 1: Fr. Gabriel Greer Deacon Drew Dellasega Thurfier Hayden Charles Deacon Matt Siegman Cross Trevor Buster Candle/Acolyte Luke Downing Candle/Acolyte Dillon Cott Vimp Nolan Martin Vimp Luke Meyerhoff Lector: Ty Taylor Pairs for Socializing Wingmen for Pittsburg Evening Trevor Buster -Seth Arnold Hayden Charles- Luke Meyerhoff Dillon Cott - Will Stuever Luke Downing - Isaac Hilger Matthew Glazier - Nicholas Samsel Andrew Meng - Braden Barr Chris Rumback - Conrad Sissell Ty Taylor - Will Kerschen Jon Tolberd - Nolan Martin Matt Dolechek - Caleb Harris Matthew Nguyen - Jacob McGuire Matthew Cooke - Tomas Nolla Caleb Kuestersteffen - Samuel Mohr Will Mohr - Isaac Elpers Greeters (Handout Vespers Books and Name tags) S. Arnold W. Mohr M. Dolechek C. Rumback M. Glazier N. Samsel
Address
Our Lady of Lourdes, Pittsburg/Leave from Magdalen, 12626 E. 21st St. N., Wichita
Friday
May 17

SEKS Seminarian Dinner

1:30pm (05/16) - 12:00am (05/17)
Leave: 1:30 p.m. from Church of the Magdalen, 12626 E. 21st St. N., Wichita Event starts: 6 p.m. (Our Lady of Lourdes, Pittsburg Return Arrival: 12 a.m. (Church of the Magdalen) Dress Code: Formal MC 1: Fr. Gabriel Greer Deacon Drew Dellasega Thurfier Hayden Charles Deacon Matt Siegman Cross Trevor Buster Candle/Acolyte Luke Downing Candle/Acolyte Dillon Cott Vimp Nolan Martin Vimp Luke Meyerhoff Lector: Ty Taylor Pairs for Socializing Wingmen for Pittsburg Evening Trevor Buster -Seth Arnold Hayden Charles- Luke Meyerhoff Dillon Cott - Will Stuever Luke Downing - Isaac Hilger Matthew Glazier - Nicholas Samsel Andrew Meng - Braden Barr Chris Rumback - Conrad Sissell Ty Taylor - Will Kerschen Jon Tolberd - Nolan Martin Matt Dolechek - Caleb Harris Matthew Nguyen - Jacob McGuire Matthew Cooke - Tomas Nolla Caleb Kuestersteffen - Samuel Mohr Will Mohr - Isaac Elpers Greeters (Handout Vespers Books and Name tags) S. Arnold W. Mohr M. Dolechek C. Rumback M. Glazier N. Samsel
Address
Our Lady of Lourdes, Pittsburg/Leave from Magdalen, 12626 E. 21st St. N., Wichita
Saturday
May 18

Diaconate Retreat

6:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday
May 19

Diaconate Ordination Retreat

8:00am - 9:00pm
8:00 a.m. Breakfast 9:15 a.m. Morning prayer 10:00 a.m. Mass 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Conference (Fr. Chad) 4:00 p.m. Holy hour and evening prayer 5:30 p.m. Dinner – Out 8:00 p.m. Night Prayer
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 East 45th Street North, Bel Aire, KS 67226, United States
Monday
May 20

Diaconate Ordination Retreat

7:30am - 9:00pm
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:15 a.m. Morning prayer
9:30 a.m. Mass
12:00 p.m. Lunch
3:00 p.m. Holy Hour
4:00 p.m. Priest to be will Arrive at SLC and Check-In
5:00 p.m. Conference 1: Fr. Matt McGinness
6:15 p.m. Evening prayer
6:30 p.m. Dinner – At SLC
8:00 p.m. Night Prayer
8:15 p.m. Refreshments

Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 East 45th Street North, Bel Aire, KS 67226, United States

Priesthood Ordination Retreat

4:00pm - 10:00pm
4:00 p.m. Priest to be will Arrive at SLC and Check-In 5:00 p.m. Conference 1: Fr. Matt McGinness 6:15 p.m. Evening prayer 6:30 p.m. Dinner – At SLC if possible or Fr. Chad will take everyone out 8:00 p.m. Night Prayer 8:15 p.m. Refreshments
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 East 45th Street North, Bel Aire, KS 67226, United States
Tuesday
May 21

Practice for Diaconate Ordination

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Priesthood Ordination Retreat

7:30am - 8:30pm
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. Mass and Morning Prayer with Bishop Kemme and/or Fr. Arnold, Deacon 8:00 a.m. Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Deacon /Fr. Arnold: Bishop Kemme / Deacon 9:00 a.m. Deacon /Fr. Arnold: Bishop Kemme / Deacon 9:30 a.m. Deacon /Fr. Arnold: Bishop Kemme / Deacon 12:15 p.m. Lunch 5:00-5:30 p.m. Evening Prayer with Deacon 5:30 p.m. Dinner 6:00 p.m. Holy Hour 7:00 p.m. Conference 3, Fr. 8:00 p.m. Night Prayer – Deacon
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 East 45th Street North, Bel Aire, KS 67226, United States

Diaconate Ordination Retreat

7:30am - 9:00pm
7:30 a.m. Mass and Morning Prayer with Bishop Kemme and/or Fr. Arnold, Deacon Siegman 8:00 a.m. Breakfast 10:00 a.m. Fr. Arnold to meet with Priest Candidate about Diocesan Policies 10:00 a.m. Therese Seiler to visit with Deacon Candidates about Health Insurance 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Meetings with Bishop Kemme begin at the Bishop’s House and meetings with Fr. Arnold begin in the Chapel of Mary, the First Disciple 1:00 p.m. Deacon Dellasega / Fr. Arnold : Bishop Kemme / Deacon Siegman 1:30 p.m. Deacon Siegman / Fr. Arnold : Bishop Kemme / Deacon Dellasega 2:00 p.m. Charles / Fr. Arnold : Bishop Kemme / Buster 2:30 p.m. Downing / Fr. Arnold : Bishop Kemme / Charles 3:00 p.m. Buster / Fr. Arnold : Bishop Kemme / Downing 4:00 p.m. Conference 2, Fr. Matt McGinness 5:30 p.m. Evening Prayer before practice at Cathedral with Fr. Chad and Fr. Greer 5:30 p.m. Practice for Diaconate ordination at Cathedral 6:30 p.m. Dinner out with Fr. Greer and Fr. Chad 8:00-9:00 PM Adoration and Night Prayer – Deacon Dellasega
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 East 45th Street North, Bel Aire, KS 67226, United States
Wednesday
May 22

Breakfast and Set up for Evening with Seminarians

8:30am - 12:00pm

All arrive for breakfast at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception: (following Mass) 8:30 a.m.
Groups will help set up

3 groups assigned
group leaders:
sems
Drew Dellasega:
Hayden C., Dillon C., Ryan L.
Kurt Pauly:
Ty T., Andrew M., Paul B.
Matt Siegman: Luke D., Chris R, Caleb K.

Linda: Jon T, Seth A., Koby N


Dress Code: Casual
Since set up will be scheduled from 9:30 to 12:00, please do not plan on attending the 12:00 p.m. Mass at the Cathedral or elsewhere.
Address
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 307 E Central Wichita, KS 67202 Check your email for details

Practice for Vespers

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Diaconate Ordination Retreat

7:30am - 9:00pm
8:00 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral
8:30 a.m. Breakfast at Cathedral with other seminarians – GS Hall
9:30 a.m. Setup of GS Hall 
10:00 a.m. Practice for Diaconate
2:00 p.m. Conference 3, Fr. Matt McGinness
5:00 p.m. Vespers Practice at Cathedral
6:00 p.m. Evening with the Seminarians at Cathedral (arrive at 5 p.m., ceremony at 6 p.m.)
11:00 p.m. Return to SLC by 11:00 p.m. and lights out

                                               
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 East 45th Street North, Bel Aire, KS 67226, United States

Priesthood Ordination Retreat

7:30am - 8:30pm
8:00 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral 8:30 a.m. Breakfast at Cathedral with other seminarians – GS Hall 9:30 a.m. Setup of GS Hall 10:00 a.m. Practice for Diaconate 2:00 p.m. Conference 3, Fr. Matt McGinness 5:00 p.m. Vespers Practice at Cathedral 6:00 p.m. Evening with the Seminarians at Cathedral (arrive at 5 p.m., ceremony at 6 p.m.) 11:00 p.m. Return to SLC by 11:00 p.m. and lights out
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 East 45th Street North, Bel Aire, KS 67226, United States

Evening with our Seminarians

5:00pm - 11:30pm
All others arrive: 5:00 p.m. Ceremony begins: 6:00 p.m. Ceremony and Reception Dress Code (all): Formal - (collegians) Suit with Tie, belt, Dress shoes and socks; (pre-theologians and theologians) Black Suit, Clerics, belt, Dress Shoes and Socks Ceremony Dress Code for those serving in Ceremony: Cassock/Surplice All Check in with Linda and be ready to assist in your roll All stay until end for clean up after event MC 1: Fr. Gabriel Greer Deacon Drew Dellasega Thurfier Hayden Charles Deacon Matt Siegman Cross Trevor Buster Candle/Acolyte Luke Downing Candle/Acolyte Dillon Cott Vimp Nolan Martin Vimp Luke Meyerhoff Lector: Ty Taylor Flying Solo For the Night: Deacon Drew Dellasega Deacon Matt Siegman Pairs for Socializing Wingmen for Wichita Evening Seth Arnold Karson Dugan Trevor Buster Jesus Banuelos Hayden Charles Luke Meyerhoff Dillon Cott Luke Downing Isaac Hilger Matthew Glazier Nicholas Samsel Andrew Meng Braden Barr Chris Rumback Conrad Sissell Will Stuever Joseph Mick Ty Taylor Will Kerschen Jon Tolberd Nolan Martin Matt Dolechek Caleb Harris Matthew Nguyen Jacob McGuire Miles Swigart Jacob Stickney Matthew Cooke Tomas Nolla Will Mohr Isaac Elpers Caleb Kuestersteffen Samuel Mohr Greeters - 5:00 p.m. - Handout Vespers books and Nametags S. Arnold W. Mohr M. Dolechek C. Rumback M. Glazier N. Samsel Ushers - Ushers will direct people from the church into Good Shepherd Hall after Vespers (Ushers will direct people from the Church into the Good Shepherd Hall after Vespers) C. Kuestersteffen M. Swigart M. Cooke T. Nolla J. McGuire J. Tolberd Evening Prayer Rehearsal Wichita May 22nd 5:00pm at Cathederal Evening Prayer with Seminarians Wednesday, May 22nd 6:00pm at Cathedral
Address
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 307 E Central Wichita, KS 67202
Thursday
May 23

Group Picture

4:00pm - 5:00pm
For the pictures, the dress code is seminarian formal. Collegian dress: black pants, black tie, black socks/shoes, white shirt. Pre-Theologian/Theologian dress: clerics/suit, black socks/shoes. Everyone will need their suit jacket for the group picture.
Address
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 430 N Broadway St, Wichita, KS 67202, USA

Diaconate Ordination Ceremony

6:00pm - 11:00pm

Servers and Ordinandi arrive: 4:00 p.m.
All others arrive: 4:00 p.m.
Ceremony: 6:00 p.m.
All to stay and assist with clean up after reception.

Dress Code: For the ceremony, Cassock/Surplice (all)
                   For the reception, Formal (all)

MC 1: Fr. Gabriel Greer                                                Assistant Deacon:   
MC 2: Fr.                                                                       Assistant Deacon: 
MC 3:                                                                          Deacon of the Mass: 
Crucifer:                                          Deacon of the Mass: 
Torch/Server:                             Assistant Deacon:  
Torch/Server:                                          Assistant Deacon:    
Thurifer:   
Book Bearer: 
Vimp:   
Vimp: 
Altar Server: 
Altar Server: 
Server:
Server:    
Server: 
Server: 

Diaconate Rehearsal, at Cathedral

Diaconate Ordination, Thursday, May 23rd 6:00 pm at Cathedral

Address
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 430 N Broadway St, Wichita, KS 67202, USA

Diaconate Ordination Retreat

7:30am - 9:00pm
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer with Bishop Kemme and/or Fr. Arnold
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Holy Hour
3:30 p.m. Arrive at Cathedral for Group Picture/Diaconate Ordination
6:00 a.m. Diaconate Ordination at Cathedral – Arrival 4:00 p.m.
10:00 p.m. Free to return to SLC or home – rooms available until Saturday morning
 Notes: 
1. It is your responsibility to arrange for spiritual direction with your local spiritual director during your time of your retreat. You may leave the SLC for spiritual direction during the retreat if it is convenient for your local spiritual director, or the spiritual direction rooms at the SLC will be reserved for you.

2. Rooms will be reserved until Saturday 3:00 p.m. if desired. Please call Linda before May 14 to let her know when you intend to check out of your room.

                                               
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 East 45th Street North, Bel Aire, KS 67226, United States

Priesthood Ordination Retreat

7:30am - 10:30pm
T8:00 a.m. Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer with Bishop Kemme and/or Fr. Arnold 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Holy Hour 3:30 p.m. Arrive at Cathedral for Group Picture/Diaconate Ordination 6:00 a.m. Diaconate Ordination at Cathedral – Arrival 4:00 p.m.
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 East 45th Street North, Bel Aire, KS 67226, United States
Friday
May 24

Set up for Priest Ordination reception

9:30am - 2:30pm

        











Address
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 430 N Broadway St, Wichita, KS 67202, USA

Rehearsal at Cathedral

9:00am - 10:00am

Priesthood Ordination Retreat

7:30am - 9:30pm
8:00 a.m. Mass @ Cathedral 10:00 a.m. Priesthood Ordination practice, Cathedral 6:00 p.m. Dinner with candidates and their parents, Bishop Kemme, and priest on the leadership team – Bishops’ Residence 10:00 p.m. Return to SLC by 10:00 p.m. and lights out
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 East 45th Street North, Bel Aire, KS 67226, United States
Saturday
May 25

Priesthood Ordination Retreat

7:30am - 9:00am

Saturday

 

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast

10:00 a.m.

 

Priesthood Ordination at Magdalen – Arrival 9:00 a.m.

Priesthood Ordination

9:00am - 2:00pm
Arrival: 9:00 a.m. Ceremony: 10:00 a.m. Ordination Dress Code: Cassock, Surplice, Collar (all) Reception Dress Code: Formal (all) MC 1: MC 2: MC 3: Crucifer Deacon Torch/server Deacon Torch/server Thurifer Book Bearer Vimp Vimp Altar Server Altar Server Server Server Extra:
Address
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 430 N Broadway St, Wichita, KS 67202, USA
Friday
May 31

Friday Formation

5:30pm - 9:00pm
Topic - Kurt - "You are formed to the extent to which you give yourself to formation"


Dress Code: Casual
5:30 p.m. Mass & Evening Prayer
6:15 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Talk
Address
St. Paul Catholic Student Center at WSU, 1810 N. Roosevelt St. Wichita, KS

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Summer Formation Dates

Summer Formation Forms
April 2019

April 15
Practice for Acolyte/Lector Installations
Installations to the Ministries of Lector and Acolyte

May 2019

May 16
SEKS Seminarian Dinner

May 19-23
Diaconate Ordination Retreat

May 20-25
Priesthood Ordination Retreat

May 22
Breakfast and Setup for Evening with Seminarians
Evening with our Seminarians

May 23
Group Photo
Diaconate Ordination

May 24
Set up for Priest Ordination Reception
Rehearsal at Cathedral

May 25
Priesthood Ordination

May 31
Formation Friday

June 2019

June 3
Serra Steak Fry

June 7
Formation Friday

June 14
Formation Friday

June 21
Formation Friday

June 28
Formation Friday

July 2019

July 12-14
Weekend of Recollection

July 19
Formation Friday

July 26
Formation Friday

July 30-31
Summer Evaluation Appointments

August 2019

August 1
Candidacy Reception Mass
Serra Steak Fry

August 2-4
Midwest Catholic Family Conference

Summer Evaluations

PlacementEvaluations Required
Summer Evaluation Information FormPastor EvaluationSupervisor EvaluationSelf-Evaluation
Deacon Placement
X X
Pastoral Placement
XXX
Spanish Study
  X
Secular Employment
(includes those living at NU)
 XX
Totus Tuus and Prayer & Action
 XX
Secular Employment  X
Mundelein CPE Experience

Summer CPE Documentation - Self -Formation Hours - Supervisor
(Both Pastoral and Deacon Placements)

New Men
Make appointment with Director