Monthly Archives: July 2015

Scholarships Aimed at Promoting Catholic Education in Charleston

By Martina Hart CHARLESTON—Sacred Heart Grade School established two scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each for graduating fifth graders towards their sixth grade tuition at Charleston Catholic High School….

Father John H. McDonnell

Father John H. McDonnell Father John H. McDonnell died in Charleston on June 28, 2015, at the age of 85. He was born on Aug. 4, 1929, in Weston, son…

Father Leroy O. Beyer

Father Leroy O. Beyer Father Leroy O. Beyer, 87, Hollidaysburg, Pa., formerly of New Germany, Pa., died June 29, 2015, at Garvey Manor, Pa. He was born Dec. 2, 1927,…

Sister Mary Regina Pascucci, SAC

Sister Mary Regina Pascucci, SAC Sister Mary Regina Pascucci, SAC, (Frances Carol) a member of the Pallottine Missionary Sisters, died suddenly on June 27, 2015, at the age of 75,…

Sister Veronica Baumgartner, CSJ

Sister Veronica Baumgartner, CSJ Sister Veronica Baumgartner, CSJ, 76, a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph, entered into eternal life on June 24, 2015, at Mount St. Joseph, Wheeling….

New Program Focuses on Special Needs Education

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston now have access to funding to be used to afford children with special needs the opportunity to receive a Catholic…

‘Faith and Fellowship’—New Group Established for Young Adult Catholics in the Clarksburg-Fairmont Area

By Colleen Rowan PHILIPPI—Twenty six-year-old Sarah Hoxie of Philippi wants to connect with fellow Catholics her age. Recently, she has started WV Catholic Young Adults for the Clarksburg Vicariate and…

Joy in Our Faith

From Bishop Bransfield Last week, I completed our Spring Confirmation circuit in Chester, West Virginia, at Sacred Heart Parish. This is a beautiful Church, located at the northern most point…

Praying for Our New Deacons, and for Peace and Harmony in Our World

From Bishop Bransfield Summer is fully upon us and, after what seemed like a very cold Spring, the heat is back. We must guard ourselves and others that we take…

Good Shepherd Introduces New Options in Senior Living

WHEELING—Moving a family member into a nursing home can be one of the hardest decisions anyone can face. Good Shepherd Nursing Home has achieved a way to help families when…