Monthly Archives: February 2017

Salt and Light Awards Honorees Announced

FAIRMONT—Catholic Charities of West Virginia’s (CCWVa) Central Region is pleased to announce the 2017 Communities of Salt and Light Honorees: Joan Burns from St. Peter the Fisherman Parish in Fairmont,…

Morgantown Magnificat to Hold Prayer Breakfast March 4

MORGANTOWN—Looking to deepen your faith? Join the Magnificat Chapter of Morgantown for another Inspirational Prayer Breakfast, which will be held March 4 at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown. The inspirational speaker…

Father Colombo F. Bandiera

Father Colombo F. Bandiera, 91, of Morgantown, retired Priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, W.Va., passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017, at his residence. He was born December…

Moments of Grace

The month of February brought my first celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation in 2017. In keeping with what seems to be an annual custom, this first celebration took place…

Father Addison George Wright, PSS

Father Addison George Wright, PSS, was born on June 28, 1932, in Bridgeport, Conn., to Addison and Ann (nee Dowd) Wright. He had no siblings and both parents are deceased….

Sister Diane McCalley, CSJ

Sister Diane (Emmanuel) McCalley, CSJ, 79, died Sunday, January 22, 2017, in the 59th year of her religious life as a Sister of St. Joseph (since 1980) and a Benedictine…

Sister Susanne Klara Keszler, SAC

Sister Susanne Klara Keszler, a member of the Pallottine Missionary Sisters, died on February 7, 2017, at the age of 88, at St. Mary’s Convent Infirmary in Huntington. Sister Susanne…

Father Matheny Donates Game Show Winnings to His Alma Mater, St. Francis of Assisi in St. Albans

Courtesy Photo With the $120,000 check Father Bill Matheny, second from left, presented to his alma mater, St. Francis of Assisi School in St. Albans, are: Bob Matheny, Father Matheny’s…

Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Impressions of Hope Gala to Celebrate Mardi Gras

WHEELING—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) seventh annual Impressions of Hope Gala will again celebrate Mardi Gras Feb. 25. The gala will be hosted by Bishop Michael J. Bransfield and will…