Monthly Archives: October 2016

Basilica Celebrates Sesquicentennial

See full coverage in the Nov. 4 issue of The Catholic Spirit of the sesquicentennial celebration of the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston. (Martina Hart…

CDU to Honor Carl Anderson and Archbishop Lori

CHARLES TOWN, WV – Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight, and Archbishop William E. Lori, S.T.D., Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus and Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, will…

Respect Life Month

Colleen Rowan Photo Betsi Wolf and her children—8-year-old Gianna, 9-year-old Ivan and 3-year-old Abigail (pictured with her from left)—participate in the life chain in Berkeley Springs on Respect Life Sunday….

Former Miss America to be Keynote Speaker at CCWVa’s Autumn Gathering in Charleston

CHARLESTON—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) will host its Sixth Annual Autumn Gathering Oct. 28. The event is held to commemorate and inspire the good works of the organization. The keynote…

Youth Invited to ‘Ignite Your Faith’ with Bishop Bransfield

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—The diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry is looking to ignite the faith of young people across the diocese with its annual series of Middle…

Mass Gathers WJU Students with the Bishop

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield celebrates the Mass of the Holy Spirit at Wheeling Jesuit University. By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University students gathered for the annual Mass…

Bishop Honors Religious of the Diocese

Colleen Rowan Photo Men and women religious of the diocese are pictured during a Mass, honoring them for their ministry, at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Wheeling. By Colleen…

Month of the Rosary

Gregory Hart Photo Faithful at St. Joseph Church in Huntington pray the rosary during the parish’s rosary rally Oct. 2. The church was filled for the gathering. October is the…

Fr. Matheny to Donate Portion of $250,000 Game Show Winnings to St. Francis School, St. Albans

Jacob Kepler, Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution Father William K. Matheny, Jr., associate pastor of All Saints Parish in Bridgeport, is pictured on the game show “Who Wants To…