Around the Diocese

Thursday, July 27 & Friday, July 28

Bling-Fling & Silent Auction -  This will be a gently used jewelry sale benefiting the Sisters of St. Joseph Dear Neighbor Ministries. It is held at the Fischer Center North at All Saints Catholic Church - 3205 E Grant St. Wichita, KS 67218. Hours are Thursday, July 27 from 2:00pm-6:00pm and Friday, July 28 from 10:00am - 6:00pm.    


Friday, August 4 - Sunday, August 6

Midwest Catholic Family Conference -  You are invited to attend the 18th Annual Midwest Catholic Family Conference on August 4-6 at the Century II Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas Ave. This year's theme is "My Immaculate Heart will Triumph." Scott Hahn, Raymond Arroyo, Terry Barber and Tim Staples are a few of the speakers at the conference this year. For more information or to register, go to or call (316) 618-9787 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Saturday, August 12

St. Joseph Catholic School Auction -  Please mark your calendars for the St. Joseph Catholic School Auction on Saturday, August 12th beginning at 9am to benefit the school for grades K thru 6. There will be farm items, furniture, household items, homemade food, hand-made items, gift baskets, gift cards and many other items auctioned off. We will also have a raffle for a Visa Gift Card, a Hired Man's Grocery Store Gift Card as well as a Kindle HD Fire. Lunch will be served at 11am. There will be sno cone and popcorn stands for the kids of all ages to enjoy.


Sunday, August 13 

Whole Health Nutrition -  Are you looking to regain your health? Are you wanting to maintain your current good health? Are you looking to supplement your finances? If you answered YES to any of all of those questions, they have the answer. Join Rennae Schroeder, Debbie Tamburro, & Brenda Hastings for an educational presentation on Whole Health Nutrition. Sunday, August 13th at 12:00 Noon in Clonmel Hall. Please RSVP to Debbie Tamburro 316-208-8483 or Rennae Schroeder 316-461-0269. Light Refreshments will be served.


Wednesday, August 30 

Surviving Divorce/Catholic Divorce Survival Guide -  The twelve-week program begins on Wednesday, August 30 from 7:00-8:30pm at the Spiritual Life Center. The cost is $35 and includes the Surviving Divorce Personal Guide and all program materials. Find comfort and counsel consistent with Catholic Church teachings. Call the Spiritual Life Center at 316-744-0167 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register. Sponsored by the Office of Marriage and Family Life.


Tuesday, September 5 - Monday, September 11 

Colorado Catholic Choo Choo Trip with Fr. Dan Spexarth -  Don't miss out! There are only a few seats left. Join Fr. Dan Spexarth and fellow Catholics from our diocese on an unforgettable journey through Colorado visiting the Cathedral, Mother Cabrini and St. Teresa shrines, a monastery, brewery, winery, museums and much more. This trip includes daily Mass, four train rides including one on Ambrak crossing the beautiful majestic Rocky Mountains and a scenic float trip down the Colorado River. For more information and to reserve your spot call Village Tours and Travel at 316-721-4455. Sponsored by Senior Adult Ministries.


Thursday, September 7 

Date Night at Spiritual Life Center -  Come and enjoy an evening together. Beginning at 6:30pm with dinner in our dining room, the evening will continue with a talk on marriage enrichment. Dating, engaged, and married couples are welcome! For more iformation or to register go to:


Monday, September 11 

Fighting For Your Marriage -  Let us help you divorce-proof your marriage with tools that will teach you how to communicate without fighting and how to solve problems. Learn skills to improve and/or protect your relationship that have proven useful for a lot of couples. These tools really work if you use them. The program has four sessions on Monday evenings beginning September 11, 18, 25, and October 2, 6:30-9:30pm at the Spiritual Life Center. Babysitting will be provided but you must call the Spiritual Life Center and let them know how many children you'll be bringing. The cost is $130/couple. To register or for more information, call 316-744-0167 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Sponsored by the Office of Marriage and Family Life.


November 2017 

NFP Practitioner Training -  Have you thought about becoming a FertilityCare Practitioner? Know someone who might be interested? We are excited to announce that an Education Program will begin in November of 2017. Please contact the Office of Marriage and Family Life for mroe information at 316-685-5240.


Ongoing Events 

Child of My Heart - Miscarriage and Stillbirth Support Group -  Has your family or anyone you know suffered the loss of an infant through miscarriage or stillbirth? Are you alone in your grief and not sure where to turn? Our church is here to help. Child of My Heart is a Catholic ministry with parents who have experienced their own infant losses and understand the uniqueness of the grieving process. We meet the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:30pm at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 861 N. Socora in the Bonaventure Center. For more information call Christina Peek 208-5578 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Sponsored by the Office of Marriage and Family Life.