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Who's who in the Official Appointments

 

Father Wesley Schawe

Father Wesley was born April 7, 1977. He was ordained to the priesthood at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dodge City, on May 22, 2004, by Bishop Ronald M. Gilmore.
He has served as parochial vicar at the Cathedral parish, Dodge City; and Prince of Peace, Great Bend. In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, Father Wesley serves as diocesan coordinator of Pro-Life Activities, and has taught Pastoral Ministry formation classes. He has been pastor of St. Dominic, Garden City, and St. Stanislaus, Ingalls, since Feb. 26, 2008. Father Warren Stecklein

Father Warren was born Sept. 16, 1959, at Ness City. He was ordained to the priesthood at Sacred Heart Church in Ness City on June 9, 1990, by Bishop Stanley G. Schlarman.
He served as parochial vicar in the following parishes: St. Rose of Lima, Great Bend; St. Dominic, Garden City, and St. Stanislaus, Ingalls; and Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dodge City. His previous pastorates include: St. Nicholas, Kinsley; St. Andrew, Wright; St. Patrick, Great Bend; Sacred Heart, Pratt, and St. Joseph, Greensburg. He has been pastor at St. Joseph, Scott City, and St. Theresa, Dighton, since July 1, 2004.

Father Rene Labrador

Father Rene was born March 23, 1964. He was ordained to the priesthood at Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Boac, Marinduque, Philippines, on May 18, 1991, by Bishop Rafael M. Lim.
He has served as Pastoral Administrator at the Cathedral parish in Boac; Teacher of Philosophy, Spiritual Director, and Sports Director at St. Aloysius College Seminary, Gumaca, Quezon, Philippines; and parochial vicar at St. Rose of Lima, San Antonio, Texas. He has been pastor of St. Michael, La Crosse; St. Joseph, Liebenthal; and Holy Trinity, Timken, since July 17, 2006.

Father Francis Khoi Nguyen

Father Khoi was born Aug. 9, 1952. He was ordained to the priesthood at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Dodge City, on June 2, 1990, by Bishop Stanley G. Schlarman.
He served as parochial vicar at Sacred Heart Cathedral; St. Joseph, Offerle; Sts. Peter and Paul, North Kinsley; St. Nicholas, Kinsley; and St. Dominic, Kinsley. His pastorates include: St. Joseph, Scott City, and St. Theresa, Dighton; Mary, Queen of Peace, Ulysses, and St. Bernadette, Johnson. He has been pastor of St. Mary, Garden City, since July 8, 2009.

Father Donald Bedore

Father Don was born May 14, 1955, in Stockton, Kan. He is a religious vocation from St. Lawrence, Jetmore. He was ordained to the priesthood at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe on May 28, 2011, by Bishop John Balthasar Brungardt. He took his seminary studies at Mt. Saint Mary Seminary in Emmitsburg, MD. After his diaconal ordination in 2010, he served in a summer assignment at St. Anthony, Liberal.

Father Pascal Klein

Father Pascal was born June 7, 1961. He was ordained to the priesthood at Immaculate Conception Church, Claflin, on May 23, 1987, by Bishop Stanley G. Schlarman.
He served in team ministry or as administrator at Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dodge City; St. Mary, Garden City; St. Alphonsus, Satanta; St. Helen, Hugoton; and St. Joan of Arc, Elkhart. His pastorates have included: St. Mary, Garden City and Christ the King, Deerfield; St. John the Evangelist, Hoisington, and Holy Family, Odin. He has been pastor of St. Helen, Hugoton, and St. Joan of Arc, Elkhart, since July 8, 2008.

Father Bernard Felix

Father Bernard was born Feb. 12, 1965. He was ordained to the priesthood at St. Joseph Church, Gasan, Marinduque, Philippines, on June 17, 1992, by the Most Rev. Rafael M. Lim, bishop of Boac,
He served in the following parish assignments: St. Isidore Labrador, Mogpog, Marinduque, Philippines; St. Ignatius, Torrijos, Marinduque, Philippines; All Saints, Los Angeles, Calif.; and Our Lady of Lourdes, Malibago, Torrijos, Marinduque. He came to serve in the Diocese of Dodge City in December 2005. In February of 2006, after a period of orientation, he was assigned parish administrator at Sacred Heart, Larned, and St. Bernard, Belpre.

Father Charles Seiwert

Father Seiwert was born May 28, 1962, at Wichita. He was ordained to the priesthood at St. Mary Cathedral, Wichita, on May 29, 1999, by Bishop Eugene J. Gerber.
He has served as associate pastor at the Cathedral parish in Wichita, and Spiritual Advisor for Youth and Young Adult Ministry. He took studies at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., for the Licentiate in Canon Law. Upon completion, he specialized in bringing tribunal services to the Spanish-speaking. He served as temporary administrator of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Wichita, and moderator of the Office of Hispanic Ministry. He has been pastor of Sacred Heart, Arkansas City, since Sept. 29. 2005.

Father Peter Fernandez

Father Peter was born June 28, 1969. He was ordained to the priesthood at Holy Cross Church, Santa Cruz, Marinduque, on July 13, 1995, by Bishop Rafael M. Lim.
He has served in the following parish assignments in the Diocese of Boac: Holy Cross, Santa Cruz, Marinduque; St. Isidore Labrador, Mogpog, Marinduque; and Immaculate Conception, Boac; Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage, Balanaecam, Mogpog, Marinduque. He was assistant spiritual director at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Seminary Diocese of Lucena, before coming to the Diocese of Dodge City in August of 2009. He has served as parochial vicar at Prince of Peace, Great Bend, since Oct. 1, 2009.

Father Francis Oroffa, MSP

Father Francis was born Jan. 13, 1952. He was ordained to the priesthood in the seminary chapel of the Missionary Seminary of St. Paul, Gwagwaldada-Abuja, Nigeria, on June 22, 1991, by the Most Rev. William McCormack, director of the Propagation of Faith, USA.
He has served assistant director in the Mission Development Office at Iperu-Remo, Ogun State; and director of Seminary Agricultural Projects for the Missionary Society of St. Paul, Gwagwalada, Abuja. His assignments in the Diocese of Minna included: assistant pastor at St. Philip, Bakin Ikun, Suleja; assistant pastor at St. Christopher, Kwamba Suleija; pastor at St. Martin de Pores, PaikoMinna; chaplain at Louisville Girls Secondary School, Old Kutunku, Gwagwalada – Abuja; and chaplain for the Missionary Sisters of the Poorest of the Poor at Assio, Gwagwalada – Abuja. His assignments in the United States have been parochial vicar at Church of St. Bartholomew the Apostle, Yonkers, N.Y.; and working in the Mission Development Office for the Society of St. Paul in Houston, Texas.

Father Floyd McKinney

Father Floyd was born Dec. 14, 1951. He was ordained to the priesthood May 10, 1980, by the Most Rev. David Maloney at Immaculate Conception Cathedral in the Diocese of Wichita.
Father Floyd volunteered for service in the Diocese of Dodge City in 2008. He has served as sacramental minister at St. Dominic, Garden City, and St. Stanislaus, Ingalls, (2008), and parochial vicar at Prince of Peace, Great Bend, (2008-2009). He is currently parochial administrator at Sacred Heart, Pratt, and sacramental minister at St. John, St. John.

Past Issues

Dec. 9, 2018

Nov. 25, 2018

Nov. 11, 2018

Oct. 28, 2018

Oct. 14, 2018

Sept. 16, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: 2018 Golf Classic; student athletes; physically challenged; Leonard Stegman; Lesson in forgiveness; Sending us on a mission

Sept. 2, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Priest crisis; Scandal; Opioid addictions; Seeds of Suicide; Leightons; St. Anne; Vincke; seminarians; Dominican Sisters; Stewardship Conference; Dead Sea Scrolls; PSR programs; Roe V. Wade

 

August 12, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Prayer and Action; Totus Tuus; Janee Bernal; Diana Ramirez; Heidy Ramirez; Bishop Gilmore honored for 20 years ministry; suicide; contraception and abortion; Dead Sea Scrolls; Humanae Vitae; certification in youth ministry; Chuck Weber; Cathedral rectory chapel; Sister Viola Heichelbech; Adam Urban

July 15, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Immigration Protest/Rally; Faith and Light Fiesta; Seeing the Dead Sea Scrolls; Corpus Christi procession; Prayers for priests; Sisters turn 100; Michael Brungardt; Gerald Vincke; Massacre in San Salvador; Action for Alex 

 

June 3, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Parish Pray for Priestly Vocations; Appeal reaches $10 million; Gangs; Seminarians; Pam Willis; Why I like being a priest; Happy Father's Day; Patricia Lujan; Tyler and Rachel Bennett; Adoption Protection Act.

May 20, 2018
KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Track meet; Beloved Sinners; Benjamin Martin retires; Smiles; Future of Fortune Telling; Hoisington mission; DofI; Getting Equipped; Spring Social; First Communion; Confirmation
KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Track meet; Beloved Sinners; Benjamin Martin retires; Smiles; Future of Fortune Telling; Hoisington mission; DofI; Getting Equipped; Spring Social; First Communion; Confirmation

May 6, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Archbishop Romero; Seeing, Touching, Tasting; Exhortation; Father Patrick Conroy; Happy Mother's Day; A child on your doorstep; Vibrant Ministries Grant; From the heart of a young father; Love Gives Life; Roman Holiday; Smartphone; retirement
Fossil Hunting

 

April 15, 2018

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Easter Vigil; Angelica Village; Colorado woman; The art of anger; Cimarron Couple; Staats; Adoption; 

Father Ultan Murphy anniversary; Coughlan; Spiritual Advisor to Hoodlums; Woman of Courage; Oration contest; Darcy Feist  

 

April 1, 2018

 

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Defending Adoption; Led by the Spirit; Knights; ABC Pregnancy Center;
Memorial of Mary; Homeless; Relics; Down syndrome abortion; Chrism Mass

 

March 18, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: SKYAC; Aleksandr Men; Fasting for Priestly Vocations; Uganda; School for deaf; Rannah Evetts; Oberle; Rachel and Doug Trombley; Oscar Romero; Paul VI; DACA

 

 

March 4, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Fasting for priestly vocations; Father Juan; Fasting and prayer;
Quest Weekend 2018; DACA; With God, anything is possible; Homelessness in our communities; Rhubarb, Kansas;
What's the point of fasting; Rite of Election; same-sex couples

 

Feb. 18, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Catholic Schools Week; Rachel Doll; Ellinwood; Great Bend; Garden City; Ness City; Dodge City; Sister Rita Schwarzenberger; Nigeria; Bishop Hermes; Fasting for Priestly Vocations; World Day for Consecrated Life; 50th Anniversary St. Dominic School; What will life be like in 50 years?

 

 

Feb. 4, 2018

 

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: March for Life; Tracy and Ross Smith; Adoption; Vibrant Ministries; Faith and Light;
Pro-Life; Mortal sin to discard elderly; DACA; Abortion; Dreamers; Human Trafficking

 

Jan. 21, 2018

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Louise Korbe; Anne Frank; Miep Gies; Home Heat; Father Solanus

 

Jan. 7, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Good news and kingdom living; dreamers; Sister Teresa Orozco; Infant Adoption; Elderly; a moral conundrum; seminarian; feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

 

Dec. 17, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Celebrate Christmas 'unplugged'; Msgr. Matthew Smith; Klan; Catholic Charities Annual Appeal; Fr. Larry Rosebaugh; A Guadalupe Encounter; Laci and Joe Salazar; A Christmas Wish; Adoption; Confession; Advent; EWTN; Christmas Blues; Tilma; Pittsburgh; PSR

 

Dec. 3, 2017

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: 2017 NCYC; Wheel of Balance; Marita Rother; Stanley Rother; slavery; trafficking; Windthorst water damage; martyred priests; confession; reconciliation; How to go to confession; recipe for codfish cakes; Catholic schools; appeal

 

Nov. 19, 2017

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Saints; Father Kola; Black Elk; Giving Tuesday; velvet Elvis; a Slice of Time; Dani Sandoval; Mexican Village; Father Tim Hickey; New faces at chancery; priests share thoughts on confession; Wheel of Balance

 

Nov. 5, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Matrimony Anniversary Mass, 2017; Riebel; Faith and Light; Scripture Day; Sex in the Bible; Quilt, Mexican Village Story; Finance; Fatima pilgrimage; Fowler church window renovation; Medicare; Crazy Glue


Oct. 15, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Father Francis Jordan; Sister Renee Kirmer; Father Rother beatified; religious liberty; RCIA Kansas; V Encuentro; Bishop Weisenburger; Daughters of Isabella; Bishop Gerber Science Center


Oct. 1, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: De Colores; Rebein; Dreamer; Pies; Kellner; Code Quilts; Sister Crucita; Feezor; Formed.org; Sin and pain

 

 Sept. 17, 2017

 

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Sister Lucy Fidelis; Underground Railroad; Sister Irene Hartman; DACA; new priests; teachers; Volunteer of the Year; Golf Classic; St. Francis Xavier; St. Nicholas Parish Center, Kinsley; seminarians; Knights Lite; Stewardship Day 2017

Sept. 3, 2017

Aug. 13, 2017

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Coronado Cross; Masada; Moody Gardens; Elders; Rother; undocumented children; cages; year of mercy; Kumi; Hollywood makeup artist; New Mexico; refugee women.

July 16, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Summer camp; tithing and almsgiving; Bill Baalmann; Nathan Schaller; Jubilarian Sisters; Sister Hortencia Rodriguez; Sister Petrona Stockemer; Sister Denise Sevart; Convocation of Catholic Leaders; Mother talks about her son entering seminary; Arcoiris; Youth group travels to Colorado Springs; Major Phillip Roth

June 11, 2017 (Updated)

Ordination; Mark Brantley; Jacob Schneider; Father's Day; Thanks, Dad!; Appeal; Sister Mary Martin Weaver; Bishop Maralit; Budget; Trafficked women; Deacon Michael Brungardt; Dead Sea Scrolls; softball; Father Urban retirement; Sister Kravec retirement; Father Mazouch retirement; Authentic Joy; Pris Climate Accord; Jack Schramm; Pieta.

May 28, 2017 (Updated)

 

Grateful Hearts; MSFS Provincial; Reddy; Reif; Opossum; Dead Sea Scrolls; Our Lady of Fatima; Jorge Herrera, Jr.; Cursillo; Kough; First Communion; Confirmation

May 14, 2017

Esteban Hernandez; citizen; Lilly Ann Rein, Amberly Jimenez, Mother's Day; peacock; Quattrocchi; President Kennedy; Teen Moms; Junior High Youth Rally; Encounter With God's Call; granny/nanny; seniors' contributions; tornado anniversary; harvest; healthcare; Mr. Brown; Store-bought teeth; Louis and Zelie Martin; Father John Sullivan; Irish priest whose prayers could heal; Mexican beauty queen; Esmaralda Gonzalez; religious life

April 30, 2017

   KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Easter Vigil; bully; TEC; Father Marvin Reif; Bet'sie; What makes a hero?; St. Mary of the Plains; tornado

Easter, 2017

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: SKYAC; Honorable courtship; footsteps of migrants; CHRISM Mass 2017; honoring priests; Encuentro Cross blessed; Daughters of Isabella State Convention; Fatima pilgrim statue; Mary Sharon Moore interview; Senate advances pro-life measures; love must be at the core of family life; Father John Forkuoh's car story; Confirmations; Sisters of Concordia; CNN hero Father Khalil Jaar

March 26, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: From the heart; kidney; Rother; Friar Carmelo; Schnauzer; Lauren Seachris; Lauren's Treat; fire; Guatemala; immigration; Lenten Regulations 1888; Hot Cross Buns; budget; Trump; Forkuoh; Seiwert; South Sudan; hot ashes

March 12, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Refugees; immigrants; Gilbert Herrman; When you give alms'; Lent; Call to Continuing Conversion, Rite of Election; Charell and Jeremy Owings; adoption; Our Growing Church; Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia; water; creation; Sudan; Darlow Lampe

Feb 26, 2017

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Night to shine; Immigration; immigrants; Knights of Columbus; Pete Gomez; this foreign mission; Creole; Robin Doll; Eagle Scout; Quest

Feb 12, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Catholic Schools Week; March for Life; Pro-life; Executive Order; Secular Franciscan Order; teachers; Down Syndrome; Eagle Scout; Bronze Pelican

Jan. 29, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Thank you, religious; SEEK 2017; homeless man to priest; Fourth Sunday; Secret Service to Sacred Heart; Dr. Gerard Brungardt; Martin Luther King; 110 year old nun; Toddler miracle; Letter from undocumented immigrant; health care; immigration

Jan. 15, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Mary helps us share; Tighe donates home to Birthright; Pro-life billboard; Theobald Hattrup; Helen and Steve Eck; Pearl Harbor; Reigning Grace

Dec. 18, 2017

KEYWORDS: Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 2016; Pope Francis Christmas schedule; 2016 high school youth rally; Aerospace engineer; Father Stanley Rother; Radio station; Dying girl's letter; Scout nominations; 12 days of Christmas

Dec. 4, 2016

KEYWORDS: Vocations Day; Pope Advent advice; Ex-prostitute; Spearville mission; Pilgrims v. Zombies; Face of God; Mission bazaar; Ness City fall festival; Rural health care; Archbishop Gomez; Bishops congratulate Trump

Nov. 20, 2016

Nov. 6, 2016

Oct. 23, 2016

Oct. 9, 2016


Sept. 25, 2016


Sept. 11, 2016

 
Aug. 7, 2016

July 10, 2016

June 12, 2016

May 29, 2016

May 8, 2016


 April 24, 2016

 April 10, 2016

 March 27, 2016

March 13, 2016

Feb. 28, 2016

 

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Jan. 17, 2016

Dec. 20, 2015

Dec. 6, 2015

Nov. 15, 2015

Nov. 1, 2015

Oct. 18, 2015

Oct. 4, 2015

Sept. 20, 2015

Sept. 6, 2015

August 9, 2015

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Easter, 2015

 

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