Monthly Archives: June 2014

Bishop Bransfield Blesses CCWVa’s New Clarksburg Office

By Tim Bishop CLARKSBURG—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield blessed and dedicated Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) new Clarksburg Outreach Center June 1. Tim Bishop Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield blesses the…

Two New Priests to be Ordained

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston will celebrate the ordination of Rev. Mr. Justin Blanc and Rev. Mr. James Conyers to the priesthood by Bishop Michael J. Bransfield June…

Bluefield Parish to hold Monthly Masses with Anointing & Healing Prayer

BLUEFIELD—Each first Wednesday of the month, Sacred Heart Parish in Bluefield will have a Mass with anointing and healing prayer at 6:30 p.m. The Mass is for everyone, but especially…

New Knights of Columbus Council formed in Spencer

SPENCER—The West Virginia Knights of Columbus has a new council—Holy Redeemer Council No. 15886  in Spencer. The new council is led by Grand Knight Don Williams with Paul Williams serving…

Wheeling Jesuit University Conducts Anti-Bullying Seminar

WEIRTON—Students from Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) traveled to St. Paul Catholic School in Weirton May 6 to present an anti-bullying program, sponsored by State Farm Insurance. The grant helps to…

Summers County Catholics Invited to Harvest a Difference in Their Communities

SUMMERS COUNTY—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) Southern Region Office invites the faithful of Summers County to have their garden harvest make a difference. The organization  is inviting Summers County residents…

Spring Confirmations Continue

Courtesy Photo The spring confirmation season continues throughout the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. On May 11, Bishop Michael J. Bransfield celebrated the sacrament of confirmation at Sacred Heart Parish in Point…

Students Earn Honors from Catholic Daughters of the Americas

WEIRTON—Six students from Weirton Catholic schools have received awards at the state level for the Catholic Daughters of the Americas National Education Contest. Alan Alimario, Emily Pietranton and Alisandra Welch…

Bishop Bransfield Boosts Tuition Assistance Available to Catholic School Students

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—The Department of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced a major increase in the amount of tuition assistance funds available to students attending Catholic…

Parishes Celebrate Baccalaureate Masses for Graduates

Courtesy Photo Across the diocese, parishes and missions celebrated baccalaureate Masses for their high school and college graduates. Assumption Parish in Keyser held a special Mass honoring its parishioners graduating…