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ARCHIVES/CHANCELLOR

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Rev. Michael Simone Chancellor simonem@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 106
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Best Practices for Maintaining and Preserving Archival Material December 2014
Clergy Files Retention Policy March 2008
Diocese of Wichita Sacramental Register Handbook June 2016
Dispensations from Catholic Form of Marriage and Permissions to be
Married in an Extraordinary Place
September 2014 
Pre-Nuptial File Processed at Chancery January 2012 
One Year Delay on Annulment Petitions   June 2000
Saturday Evening Weddings December 1990 
Seminarian Files Retention Policy September 2011
GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE
Canonical Guidelines for Marriage  
Canonical Reasons for Marriage Dispensations  
FORMS EFFECTIVE
Pre-Nuptial Form 2008
Pre-Nuptial SPANISH Form 2008
Radical Sanation 2017

 

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Bob Voboril Superintendent of Schools supt@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 124
Dr. Jamie Finkeldei, EdD Associate Superintendent finkeldeij@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 130
Matt McKee Assistant Superintendent mckeem@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 127
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Handbook of Policies for the Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Wichita August 2017
Catholic School Athletic Bylaws August 2017
Catholic High Schools Admission Policy June 1999
Student Health Policy  
GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE
Do's and Don'ts of Financing Schools May 2007
Wellness Policy Guidelines March 2006

 

 

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Matt Vainer Director vainerm@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 184
GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE
Guidelines for logo use November 2010
Guidelines on the use of Diocesan Email Distribution Lists October 2007
Media Guidelines October 2005

 

 

CURIA

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Rev. David Lies Vicar General liesd@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x105
Rev. Michael Simone Chancellor simonem@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x166
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Alcohol at Diocesan and Parish Facilities December 2006
Blue Book June 2005
Parish Buildings as Historic Landmarks  
Procedures and Issues for Receiving a Religious Community  
Sisters' Compensation 2017
Smoke-Free Workplace Policy July 2010
Statement on Advisory Councils for Curia Offices August 2011
Statement Joint CDOWK and Girl Scouts August 2017
Statement Regarding Boy Scouts of America August 2013
Wichita And Vicinity Parish Boundaries September 2009
GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE
Benchmarks for Effective Parish Operations Catholic Diocese of Wichita February 2014
Guidelines for Parish Pastoral Councils  
Missionary Cooperation Plan - Guidelines for Participating Groups  
Political Activity: Parish Guidelines  

 

DEVELOPMENT OFFICE

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Mike Wescott Director wescottm@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x144
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Capital Campaign Policy December 2014
Donor Advised Fund September 2006
Endowment Policy of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita February 2005
Life Insurance Gift Acceptance Policy December 2017
Named Gifts Opportunities March 2006
“Raffle Policy” December 2018 
Real Estate Gift Acceptance Policy August 2009

 

 

FINANCE OFFICE

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Bryan R. Coulter Director bryan.coulter@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x109
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Auto Insurance - Personal and Parish/Diocesan Owned Vehicles July 2003
Construction Projects and Tax Exemption
July 2007
Deposit and Loan Fund Policy July 2003
Leasing of Parish Property June 1992
Legal Contracts Signed by Bishop (Who Signs Contracts?) December 1999
Parish Operations Review December 2003
Ten to Fifteen Passenger Van Use Policy June 2003
United Catholic Stewardship - The 10% From Parishes 2003
GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE
Benchmarks For Effective Parish Operations January 2004
Diocesan Record Retention Guidelines June 2016
Guidelines For Parish Finance Councils July 2004
Parish Administrative Checklist and Guidelines - Internal Controls February 2000
Parish Based Capital Campaigns and Stewardship in the Diocese of Wichita December 2014
The Relationship Between Stewardship & Development In The Diocese of Wichita December 2014

 

 

HISPANIC MINISTRY OFFICE

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Danny Krug Director kurgd@catholicdioceseofwichita.org 316.269.3919
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Hispanic Pastoral Plan 2006
Pastoral Plan for Hispanic Catholic Community September 2003
Plan Pastoral Para El Ministerio Hispano September 2003

 

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Therese Seiler Director seilert@catholicdioceseofwichita.org X145
Randy Phelps Benefits Administrator phelpsr@catholicdioceseofwichita.org X150
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Annual Enrollment Guide December 2017
Social Media Policy December 2018
Telecommunications and Technology Policy December 2018
GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE
Employment Practices Liability Protection  
Human Resource Guidelines January 2018
Parish and School Employment Practice Guidelines  
FORMS - REQUIRED EMPLOYMENT POSTERS EFFECTIVE
Federal  
State  
Employment forms  
Employee Benefits and Forms  

 

MINISTRY WITH PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Myra Jacobs Director jacobsm@Catholicdioceseofwichita.org x143
GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE
Ministry with Persons with Disabilities Purpose and Programs Brochure November 2017
Ministry with Persons with Disabilities Hospitality and Accessibility - A Guide for Ushers and Greeters  

 

OFFICE OF FAITH FORMATION

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Chris Edmonds Interim Director edmondsc@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x117
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Adult Youth Ministry Leader Handbook 2016
Catechetical Leader Handbook 2016
Parish Partnership Agreement 2017
GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE
Adult Volunteer Code of Conduct 2012
Certification Guidelines for Parish Catechists August 2012
Confirmation Guidelines May 2013
Totus Tuus Informational Guide 2017

 

OFFICE OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Jake Samour Director samourj@CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org 316.685.5240
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Marriage Preparation Policy March 2015
GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE
Cohabitation Before Marriage 1998
FORMS EFFECTIVE
Marriage Preparation Brochure 2015
Marriage Preparation Brochure (Spanish) 2015
Marriage Preparation Seminar Insert 2015
Marriage Preparation Seminar Insert (Spanish) 2015
Mentor Couple Brochure 2015
NFP Brochure 2015
NFP Brochure (Spanish) 2015
Parish Marriage Prep Checklist  
Spanish Workshop A Nuestro Alcance Insert               2016

 

PRIEST

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Rev. John Lanzrath Vicar for Clergy lanzrathj@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x106
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Constitution For The Presbyteral Council of the Diocese of Wichita September 2015
Continuing Education of the Clergy Policy September 1993
Estate and Funeral Planning 2010
Pastoral Transition May 2010
Plan for Priests Retirement, Temporary Disability, and Sick Leave September 2003
Priest Compensation Policy and Practices December 2016
Priest Compensation Schedule January 2017
Priest Faculties Booklet May 2012
Priest Health Plan Benefits 2018
Private Chapels in Rectories and Private Priest Residences September 2015
Suitability Letters and Models November 2009
Who May Reside in the Parish Rectory September 2015
Guidelines EFFECTIVE
Behavioral Boundaries for Clergy June 2012
Priest Retirement Center Transfer Policy: "Multiplication of Signs" December 2004
Priest Retirement Center What You Need to Know December 2004
   

 

RESPECT LIFE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE OFFICE

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Bonnie Toombs Director toombsb@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x120
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholics Health Care Services August 2011
Ongoing Policy on Monuments to the Unborn August 2015
FORMS EFFECTIVE
Catholic Declaration on Life & Natural Death August 2015
Durable Power of Attorney Documents  

 

SAFE ENVIRONMENT

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Therese Seiler Director seilert@CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org x145
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Code of Ethical Standards for Church Personnel July 2003
Code of Ethical Standards for Volunteers July 2003
Complaint Form for Allegiations - Spanish November 2015
Instructions for Completing Background checks  
Policy on Suspected Abuse of Children November 2015
Policy on Suspected Abuse of Children - Spanish November 2015
Protocol for Handling Complaints - Spanish November 2015
Protocol for Receiving, Investigating, and Treating a Complaint of Child Sexual Abuse November 2015
FORMS EFFECTIVE
VIRTUS Documents  

 

STEWARDSHIP

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Rev. Kenneth Van Haverbeke Director vanhaverbekek@catholicdioceseofwichita.org  
Downloadable Stewardship Resources  
GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE
Parish Stewardship Committee Responsibilities  
Position Description  

 

TRIBUNAL

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Rev. Brian Nelson Judicial Vicar frbrian@stmarkks.org x134
FORMS  
Formal Case Documents  
Formal Case Documents - Spanish  
Lack of Form Case Documents  
Lack of Form Case Documents - Spanish  
Pauline Privilege Case Documents   
Definition of Marriage and Proper Form of Marriage  
Definition of Requirements for Ligamen - Previous Bond  

 

VIETNAMESE MINISTRY

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Fr. Ben Nguyen Chair fr.bennguyen@gmail.com 316-269-4101
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Pastoral Plan for the Vietnamese Catholic Community July 2003
Statutes of Vietnamese Pastoral Council October 2005

 

VOCATIONS

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Fr. Chad J. Arnold Director arnoldc@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 166
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Seminarian Handbook September 2015

 

WORSHIP

RESPONSIBLE PERSON TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Sr. Loretta Beckius Director beckiusl@catholicdioceseofwichita.org x 107
POLICIES EFFECTIVE
Extraordinary Form of the Mass September 2007
Policy Prohibiting Special Celebration of Mass on Sunday December 1990
GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE
Age for confirmation in the Diocese of Wichita July 2002
Assigning a Common Penance May 2000
Catholic Funeral Rites The Body and Cremation - A Pastoral Guide December 1997
Celebrating Ascension on Sunday March 2001
Concerning Holy Oils November 1994
Distribution of Holy Communion Under Both Kinds February 2012
Norms for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion October 2016
Female Altar Servers September1994
Implementing the General Instruction of the Roman Missal, 3rd Edition March 2003
Lenten Regulations on Fast and Abstinence 2004
Norms for Distributing and Receiving Communion - Some Key Points May 2002
Permission for Continued Use of the Roman Missal 2nd Edition October 2011
The Triduum, Exposition and Adoration March 2001