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

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

Practice for Diaconate Ordination

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wednesday
May 22

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

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

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

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

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

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
Friday
May 24

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

Rehearsal at Cathedral

9:00am - 10:00am

Set up for Priest Ordination reception

9:30am - 2:30pm

        










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

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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
 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