Mark Ivicic creates intricate Ukrainian Easter eggs and describes the process of using a kistka to spread wax on the pysanka egg. Ivicic will show his eggs at the Bellefonte Art Museum. He creates the eggs in honor of his late aunt.
With the lease of a 68,000-square-foot building at the former convent of the Sisters of the Congregation of St. Joseph, Saint Francis Community Services is planning to expand its work with foster kids and others in Wichita.
Marian Vavra is a Kansas wheat weaver, also known as a straw artist, who says she shares her Christian faith through her elaborately woven crosses. Vavra has been plaiting, spinning and gluing wheat into elaborate pieces of art since the 1980s.
Ministry Outdoor Adventures is a ministry to help pastors "'stay zeroed' on Jesus." Pastors from different churches and denominations are able to manage stress and make connections through activities such as hunting and fishing.
The baby Jesus statue was resting in a manger filled with hay when it was stolen from the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Wichita, and the church says this is why it can’t have nice things. (Video by Candi Bolden)
Bob Shelby, 54, will celebrate his first year as a Christian during Christmas. It’s hard, he said, to go into your first Christmas after prison. “I’m scared,” Shelby said. “I don’t know where I fit. I long for my family, but I’m happy because I ha
In 1988, Jerry Waddell stopped a church shooting by hurling a hymnal at the shooter who had already killed one and injured a number of others. Waddell chased down and body-slammed the shooter; others helped hold him down until police arrived. Toda
A prayer vigil was held outside of the restaurant Petra near 21st and Woodlawn on Friday. The restaurant was destroyed in a fire earlier this week and the words “Go Back” were found spray-painted behind the building. The owners of Petra are from S
Greek iconographer Theodoros Papadopoulos spent the week sharing his knowledge and talents through a workshop held at the Catholic Diocese of Wichita’s Spiritual Life Center. Those images are not decorations, he says. Rather, they are a way of “me
Fr. Stanley Rother was officially recognized as a martyr in 2016 and will be beatified this September in Oklahoma City. He is the first American-born martyr and the first U.S. priest to be beatified. He is expected to eventually be declared a sain
Ten seminarians were ordained as priests during a ceremony at the Church of the Magdalen on Saturday. Ten is an unusually high number and helps the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, which before Saturday had 96 priests for 114,000 parishioners.