Monthly Archives: January 2015

Mardi Gras Gala

Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) 5th Annual Mardi Gras Gala is Valentines Day 2015. Featuring Dave Banks Big Band and Chef Rocco Basil the event is expected to be a…

‘Focus on Spiritual Lives,’ Bishop Says at Christmas

Tim Bishop Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield celebrates Christmas Mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling. By Tim Bishop “The joy of knowing and loving God is achieved…

Cardinal Dolan will be Celebrant and Homilist at Cathedral of St. Joseph’s Red Mass

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York will be the celebrant and homilist for the annual Red Mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph…

A Live Nativity in Shinnston—Children of St. Ann Parish Remind Their Neighbors of the True Meaning of Christmas

Courtesy Photos Children in the parish school of religion program at St. Ann Parish in Shinnston reminded their neighbors of the true meaning of Christmas as they presented a live…

Catholic Schools Honor Contributors at Cancer Research Classic

Tim Bishop Photo Officials from the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and Catholic Schools in Ohio and Marshall Counties honored men and women who made significant contributions of time, talent and treasure…

Principals Tout One-Time Tuition Discount Program in Catholic Schools

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Principals in Catholic Schools across the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston are touting a new, one semester tuition discount program as a great way to help schools grow and…

Catholic Radio WDTF Brings the Faith across Berkeley Springs

By Jeff McCoy BERKELEY SPRINGS—A small Catholic radio station, on a high perch in Berkeley Springs is serving the church and community with national coverage and locally produced programming. It…

Good Shepherd Nursing Home Administrator Honored for Leadership

WHEELING—The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) honored Donald R. Kirsch, administrator of Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Wheeling, with the 2014 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. The award…

Rev. Mr. Richard Walter Mankowski, Sr.

Rev. Mr. Richard Walter Mankowski, Sr., 79, of Weirton died Monday December 22, 2014, at the Valley Hospice Care Center North, in Steubenville, Ohio. Born on September 25, 1935, in…

Father John Vincent Ralph

Father John Vincent Ralph died on January 6, 2015, in Gulfport, Mississippi. He was born on September 28, 1929, in Newtownforbes, Co. Longford, Ireland. He was preceded in death by…