Monthly Archives: April 2015

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Beckley By Colleen Rowan Twenty young people made their first Communion at St. Francis de Sales Parish in Beckley May 2. … Sacred Heart Parish in Rainelle had a donut…

Traigan la Resurrección a Sus Vidas, Dice Obispo Bransfield durante Pascua

Por Colleen Rowan Durante su celebración de la Misa del Domingo de Pascua en el catedral St. Joseph en Wheeling, el obispo Michael J. Bransfield dijo que los fieles tienen…

Program Offers ‘Hands of Christ’ To Others

By Tim Bishop HUTTONSVILLE—“Christ has no hands but yours”—these words by St. Teresa of Avila are the inspiration behind Manus Christi, a service and mission program being offered through the…

Diocese to Honor Excellence in Catholic Schools

By Colleen Rowan MORGANTOWN—Six individuals will receive the Bishop’s Cross for their commitment to Catholic education and one student from each of the 28 Catholic schools in the state will…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Kicks off

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—The 2015 Catholic Sharing Appeal (CSA) has kicked off with a $1.6 million goal, giving the faithful the opportunity to support the diocese’s ministries and programs as…

Bring Christ’s Resurrection into Your Life, Bishop Says on Easter

By Colleen Rowan In his celebration of Easter Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling, Bishop Michael J. Bransfield said the faithful must bring the resurrection of…

A Wonderful Season in the Life of the Church

From Bishop Bransfield Easter was truly a beautiful celebration of the Lord’s Resurrection. Throughout the State of West Virginia, many of our parishes had a beautiful response of the believing…

New Church Will be Built in Benwood

By Tim Bishop BENWOOD—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield announced April 9 that the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is committed to building a new church in Benwood following a devastating fire that destroyed…

Fire Destroys St. John’s, Benwood

Catholic Community Devastated at Loss of 124-Year-Old Church By Tim Bishop At a time when parishes across the diocese are looking forward to the most holy of seasons and the…