News & Updates

Death of Bishop Vincke’s Mother

Dear brothers and sisters, I am sad to inform you that on, November 18, 2021, my mother, Fidelis (Faye) Vincke, died in Chesaning, Michigan, surrounded by many of her family members. She was 95 years old. She has been under Hospice care since early October after living in assisted… Read More
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E-News for the Faithful: October 29, 2021

Love The Gospel this weekend speaks of the importance of loving God and neighbor.  This invites us to examine our lives and consciences.  Is God first in our lives?  Do we see God in our neighbors?  Synod Speaking of loving God and our neighbors, Pope Francis has asked all of us to participate in the Synod.  The… Read More
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Respect Life Month Message | Bishop Vincke

Today we share a special message from Bishop Vincke as we begin Respect Life month. Thank you for taking the time to listen. Our Lady of Guadalupe, pray for us! To learn more about Value Them Both click here “Human life is sacred because from its beginning… Read More
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E-News to the Faithful: October 1, 2021

Feast of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Virgin and Doctor of the Church Little Way Today, we celebrate the memorial of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus also known as St. Thérèse of Lisieux. St. Therese was very aware of her littleness and imperfections. She said, “It is impossible for… Read More
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E-News for the Faithful: September 8, 2021

Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary I usually try to get the e-news sent on the First Friday of each month.  However, I was at a funeral in western Kansas last Friday.  Sorry for the delay. Birthday Today, September 8, is my favorite feast day as we… Read More
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E-News for the Faithful: June 25, 2021

Power In the Gospel this weekend (Mark 5: 21-43) we see Jesus tackle two things that cause us fear and anxiety: sickness and death. Jairus approaches Jesus asking him to heal his dying daughter. Along the way, a woman who had been sick for twelve years and tried every remedy,… Read More
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Demolition of St. Anthony Church in St. Peter

To all who have a connection with St. Anthony Church, St. Peter, Kansas: Several months after I arrived as the bishop of the Diocese of Salina, a woman told me that she was concerned about the statues and other religious articles at St. Anthony Church in St. Peter’s.  I had… Read More
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Pray the Rosary with Bishop Vincke – Glorious Mysteries

Welcome back for another episode of “From the Heart”! Thank you so much for listening! In today’s episode we will be praying the Glorious mysteries! The Rosary is a centuries-old prayer rooted in meditating on specific moments of the life of Jesus Christ. The Rosary provides the universal Church with… Read More
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E-News for the Faithful: April 9, 2021

Pascha Happy and Blessed Easter! May celebrating the Lord’s resurrection bring peace and joy to your hearts. Fifty People tend to forget that the Easter season is fifty days, always culminating with Pentecost Sunday which falls this year on May 23. Please celebrate the Resurrection during these days Mercy This… Read More
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