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The Healing Balm of Silence

The Healing Balm of Silence

Sr. Veronica Marie Miller

September 18, 2017


Filed under Behind the Desk, Entertainment, Faith and Values, Top Stories

Have you noticed just how much we are bombarded with noise?  I went to a physical therapy place the other day; the television was on although no one was really watching and music was playing piped in through the speakers.  Endless stimulation. Is this what one calls a welcoming, relaxing atmosphere? ...

Father’s Focus #1

Father’s Focus #1

Fr. Sam Brand, Chaplain

September 5, 2017


Filed under Father's Focus, Top Stories

The first of a regular column from Father.  Dear friends,             I am grateful for the invitation and opportunity from the Flyer to write a regular column titled “Father's Focus.” I hope this article will become a public service ...

Do Not Be Afraid!

Do Not Be Afraid!

Mr. Bitting, Religion Department

August 28, 2017


Filed under Behind the Desk, Faith and Values, Top Stories

Adolescence is a time of orientation and disorientation.  One moment you may feel that you know who you are and where you are going, circumstances are familiar and clear, but the next moment you might be surprised or caught off guard by a new experience which seems to knock you off your rails. ...

Grandparents’ Mass

Grandparents’ Mass

Monica Martin

October 14, 2016


Filed under Faith and Values, Top Stories

About 450 grandparents attended the annual Grandparents Day Mass, including Mary Elms and Jeannie Zeller, who both enjoyed the chance to visit with their granddaughters. “It was very incredible and impressive, and it was wonderful to see all the grandparents that came. The music and the Mass were...

Fr. Larry Richards

Fr. Larry Richards

Makayla Ehmke

September 14, 2016


Filed under Faith and Values, Top Stories

  Father Larry Richards revealed the only way to Heaven is to pray and to love. Prayer and love are all you need to become a saint, he said. “No Bible, no breakfast. No bible, no bed,” Father preached. Fr. Richards, who was ordained in 1989 and speaks at many conferences and retreats,...

Student’s First All School Mass

Student’s First All School Mass

August 25, 2016


Filed under Faith and Values, News, Top Stories

Bishop Carroll students attended their first all school Mass celebrated by new school chaplain Father Sam Brand on Friday. Fr. Brand, a 2006 graduate of Bishop Carroll, discussed the beating heart of Carroll. Sophomore Kate Martin mentioned the importance of this first meeting of the student body....

Farewell Mass

Farewell Mass

May 23, 2016


Filed under Faith and Values, News, Photo Galleries, Top Stories

Photos by Katie Gross and Drew Davis ...

Open Letter to Father Sam Brand

Open Letter to Father Sam Brand

May 17, 2016


Filed under Faith and Values, News

Dear Fr. Sam Brand, Welcome back to high school. Ten years ago you roamed the halls of Carroll: 400 hall, Notre Dame hall, squeeze hall, etc. We’re excited to welcome you back into the halls amongst the sea of plaid skirts and ties, but instead of sporting the stylish parker polo and khakis, yo...

Staff Anticipates Fr. Brand

Staff Anticipates Fr. Brand

May 17, 2016


Filed under Faith and Values, News, Top Stories

Fr. Sam Brand will be Bishop Carroll’s next chaplain. As a graduate in the class of 2006, many teachers are familiar with him and are excited to see what he brings to Carroll. Mrs. Harshberger: “I can’t imagine any priest that wouldn’t be good for the school. I think every chaplain I’ve...

BC Welcomes Father Sam Brand as New Chaplain

BC Welcomes Father Sam Brand as New Chaplain

May 16, 2016


Filed under Faith and Values, News, Top Stories

Father Samuel Brand was named the new chaplain at Bishop Carroll on Sunday. On Monday, Flyer staff member Mary Ebberwein caught up with Fr. Brand for a quick interview. Look for more coverage on the new chaplain later in the week. By Mary Ebberwein Ten years ago, Father Samuel Brand was a youn...

Farewell Father Ben

Farewell Father Ben

Noah Burgess

May 13, 2016


Filed under Faith and Values, News, Top Stories

Father Ben Green shares a few thoughts about his time here at Bishop Carroll. He spends his last day with his class of seniors outside playing Frisbee. Q: What are you going to miss most about Bishop Carroll? A: "Besides Mac Lary (Mackenzie Lary), the community." Q: What was your favorite part? A: "I enjoyed the ...

Students encouraged to be grateful at Pastors’ Mass

Students encouraged to be grateful at Pastors’ Mass

September 17, 2015


Filed under Faith and Values

  By Kaylor Nordhus and Drew Davis, Staff writers The pastors of the surrounding parishes in the Wichita diocese gathered together in a celebration today of the sacrament of the Eucharist with the students of Bishop Carroll. Afterwards, each church split up with their respective paris...

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