The Holy Father has named as bishop of Wichita, Msgr. Carl A. Kemme, a priest from the diocese of Springfield in Illinois.
Msgr. Kemme was born in 1960 in Illinois, and entered seminary at St. Henry’s Preparatory Seminary in Belleville, Illinois. He then studied at the Immaculate Conception Seminary, Cardinal Glennon College Seminary and finally at Kenrick Major Seminary in St. Louis. He was ordained a priest in 1986.
He has held multiple positions in the diocese of Springfield since then, most recently Vicar General for the diocese.
Congratulations, Diocese of Springfield!