Monthly Archives: January 2016

Cardinal Wuerl to Celebrate Red Mass in Wheeling

By Colleen Rowan Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, will once again address members of the Northern Panhandle’s legal community as the celebrant and homilist of the annual Red Mass…

Bishop Bransfield has removed the obligation to attend Mass this weekend because of the snow. See his message below:

My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: Because of the heavy snow blanketing much of West Virginia and the region, the lay faithful of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston are relieved…

A New Church for Benwood

Ten months after the fire that destroyed their historic church, the Catholic community in Benwood looks forward to construction of the new St. John’s   By Tim Bishop Parishioners at…

Diocesan Lenten Pilgrimages to Reflect Year of Mercy

By Colleen Rowan With the theme “Celebrating the Jubilee Year of Mercy,” the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Lenten pilgrimages will be held once again in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling featuring priests…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Raises Almost $2 Million

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Through the generosity of the faithful, the 2015 Catholic Sharing Appeal (CSA) has surpassed its goal with another record-breaking year, raising nearly $2 million. Krissie Benson, director…

Bishop Bransfield Celebrates Christmas at the Cathedral of St. Joseph

Tim Bishop Photos The faithful pack the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling for Christmas Eve Mass celebrated by Bishop Michael J. Bransfield.   The bishop blesses the faithful at…

WJU Women’s Volleyball Team Wins National Championship

The Wheeling Jesuit University Women’s Volleyball team, pictured above, won the Division II National Championship in Tampa, Fla., Dec. 12.

Grow in the Life of Faith and Service

From Bishop Michael J. Bransfield By the time you read this, the Christmas Season will have come to an end, but I really must tell you how much I, as…

Our Lady of Fatima Students Visit Hong Kong through School’s Participation in National Program—OLF is First Private School in WV to Join International Alliance for Invitational Education

By Colleen Rowan HUNTINGTON—Through a unique partnership between their schools, students at Our Lady of Fatima School in Huntington      and PYLF Primary School in     Hong Kong are learning about each…

Bishop Blesses New Divine Mercy Window at St. James, Charles Town

On the third weekend of Advent, Bishop Michael J. Bransfield visited St. James Parish in Charles Town and helped the parish open the Year of Mercy by blessing the new…