Monthly Archives: November 2013

Come, Holy Spirit

Martina Hart Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield administers the sacrament of confirmation at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Logan Oct. 27. The bishop will visit six more parishes around…

Bishop Bransfield Blesses Catholic Charities’ Hospitality House in Wheeling

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield blessed Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) new Hospitality House in Wheeling Oct. 28 during a ceremony held outside the home. Recognizing the critical…

Camp Bosco for Christmas

HUTTONSVILLE—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry is offering parents and grandparents the chance to give children the gift of Camp Bosco, formerly Camp Tygart, this…

Construction at Welty Home for the Aged Designed to Enhance the Quality of Life for Residents

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—A major construction project is underway at the Welty Home for the Aged in Wheeling. Crews are remodeling each of the facility’s 52 resident rooms. The $1.5…

Beautiful Moments in Our Diocese

From Bishop Bransfield— We have been fortunate with the Fall weather which has allowed me to travel around the Diocese with ease for Confirmations.  Last week I was in Preston…

Frank Charles Dorsch

Frank Charles Dorsch, 88, of Weirton passed away Saturday, October 26, 2013 at his home. Born in Wheeling on February 24, 1925 he was a son of the late Frank…

Wheeling Hospital CEO Ron Violi Named 2013 Health Care Hero

WHEELING—Wheeling Hospital Chief Executive Officer Ron Violi has been named a Health Care Hero of the Year by the Pittsburgh Business Times. Violi was one of three finalists in the…

Vatican II Series Brings More Than 100 Parishioners Together at St. Mary Parish in Star City

By Tim Bishop STAR CITY—More than 100 Christian faithful from St. Mary Parish in Star City gathered in the parish hall Oct. 16 for the final installment of the “Vino…

Religious of Southern Region of W.Va. Honored

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—In appreciation of their ministry and service to the people of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, religious women and men were honored at Mass at the chapel at…

Vigil at St. John Church, Wellsburg, to Shed Light on Suicide Prevention

WELLSBURG—St. John the Evangelist Parish in Wellsburg is hosting a candlelight vigil Nov. 10 to honor the memory of people who have died of suicide. The vigil will be held…