Saturday, July 30th

Practica: Coro de Domingo • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, July 31st

Youth Group • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday, August 1st

Danza Inmaculada • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sp Men's Cursillo Grouping • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Soldados de Cristo Rosary • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Knights of Columbus • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Encuentro Matrimonial • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
RCIA Inquiry • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, August 2nd

St. Vincent de Paul • 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Adult Faith Formation Class • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Equipo de Oración Carismática • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Wichita Adore Event • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday, August 3rd

Candidacy Installation • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
CANCELLED: Grupo de la Misericordia • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Baptism Class: English • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Wanting to Fix People

I’ve noticed in life that sometimes we want to treat people like we treat our cars. When our car has a problem we do one of three things: we fix it, we replace it, or we ignore it and don’t use it. For a car, this is really the best plan of action, but, when it comes to relationships, we are tempted to treat them the same way.  If we don’t like something about someone, then we try as hard as we can to “fix” them to be like we want. If that doesn’t work, we replace them with someone or something that seems to satisfy our need better.  Our last option is to ignore them and push them away.  But, this isn’t sufficient in relationships with people who we love and are God’s children. I propose three alternative options.  First, we should accept someone we love for who they are.  This doesn’t mean condoning the bad things that they do, but it means loving them in spite of all the things that get on our nerves.  Once we accept them for who they are, we can even begin to take delight in them and appreciate that what they do, even though it bothers me sometimes, makes them unique, and special, and is delightful.  Lastly, we should love them.  If we keep trying to fix people, replace them, or ignore them, then there is no chance to love them.  This is what God does for us, and this is what we should do for others.  So, instead of treating people like cars and trying to fix, replace, or ignore them, let’s accept, delight in, and love others like God does us.     ~~Deacon Jacob Carlin


Adult Faith Formation Series

Join us Tuesdays through August 16 @ 7:00PM in the Pius X room for Bishop Barron’s videos on the New Evangelization.   Viewing of the presentation is followed by discussion; refreshments are provided. Please join us for any of the sessions as we learn about how to more effectively share our faith with those around us. (Dates: July 19, July 26, August 2, August 9, August 16)

Sacred Heart Devotions for August

Join us as we gather to draw closer to that Heart through Eucharistic Adoration and devotional prayers to the Sacred Heart:

First Friday, August 5, 12:30 p.m. following the Noon Mass: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, prayers to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Benediction.


Second Sunday Food Collection - August 13-14

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul sponsors a monthly food collection on the 2nd Sunday of the month.  Non-perishable food items may be brought on the weekend of August 13-14.  Collection containers will be at each entrance of the cathedral.  All items collected will be given to a local food pantry.  Please be generous!

The Jubilee Year of Mercy: 24-Hrs. of Adoration with Confessions

Thursday, August 4, 12:30 p.m. -- Noon, Friday, August 5
You are invited to take advantage of this monthly opportunity during the Jubilee Year of Mercy when there will be twenty-four hours of continuous adoration and confession in the cathedral beginning after the noon Mass on the Thursday before First Friday and going up until the noon Mass on Friday.  Please know that you will be most welcome to come and pray and, if you desire, to celebrate with one of our priests the Sacrament of Mercy. Security will be provided during later evening and early morning hours for your safety.

For Bishop Kemme's letter to the faithful of the diocese regarding the
Jubilee Year of Mercy and for information about the Year itself
and how to obtain the indulgence, please click here.


Audio Recordings of Daily Mass Readings

Audio recordings of the daily Mass readings from the New American Bible are being provided by the U.S. Bishops' Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC) in association with the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine. Information on downloading the audio versions of the readings can be found on the popular "Daily Readings" section at

The Holy Father's Intentions for July

(Universal) Indigenous Peoples. That indigenous peoples, whose identity and very existence are threatened, will be shown due respect.
(Evangelization) Latin America and the Caribbean. That the Church in Latin America and the Caribbean, by means of her mission to the continent, may announce the Gospel with renewed vigor and enthusiasm.

For reflections on these intentions go to Pope's Prayer Intentions at

Latest Podcasts

Señor, Enséñanos a Orar--Lord, Teach Us to Pray Podcast
by Deacon Jacob Carlin
XVII Domingo Ordinario--17th Sunday Ordinary Time
Date: 7/24/16
Click to Listen  

Be Kind. Be Kind. Be Kind. Podcast
by Msgr. Robert Hemberger
Funeral for Msgr. John Gilsenan.
Date: 7/21/16
Click to Listen  

Bishop's Homilies

Priesthood Ordination Homily Podcast
by Bishop Carl A. Kemme
Ordination of Rev. Gabriel Greer
Date: 5/28/16
Click to Listen  

Mass Times

8:00 am
12:00 Noon
5:00 pm
7:00 pm (Spanish)
8:30 am
10:00 am
12:30 pm (Spanish)

See the bulletin for details.



Saturday: 4:00-4:45 p.m., 6:30-6:55 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 - 12:25 p.m.
Thirty minutes prior to weekday Masses:
7:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.




Holy Hours:
Thursday before the 1st Friday of each month

7:00-8:00 pm (English)

Third Thursday of each month
7:00-8:30 pm (Spanish)



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