1. I understand that, for some positions, active membership in the Catholic Church is a bona fide
occupational qualification for employment in the Catholic Church. For that reason, preference may be given
to hiring practicing Catholics who are in good standing with the Catholic Church. For that reason preference
may also be given to persons whose moral convictions and behavior support the teaching of the Catholic
2. I understand that consideration for employment is contingent upon the results of a reference and
background check. I authorize the Catholic Diocese of Wichita to investigate all statements made on this
application and to discuss the results of its investigation with those responsible for hiring.
3. I authorize the Diocese to contact my former employers and any listed references or any other persons who
can verify information about me, and I give my permission for all contacted persons and former employers to
respond to questions pertaining to information on this application, as well as to questions about my character.
Further, I release from liability all former employers or other contacted persons for providing information to
4. I acknowledge that the information I have supplied is correct to the best of my knowledge and understand
that any deliberate falsification, misrepresentations or omissions of fact may be grounds for rejection of my
application or dismissal if hired by the Diocese.