Monthly Archives: April 2017

Memorial Mass for Babies Who Died before Birth to be Held in Weirton

WEIRTON—A memorial Mass for babies who died before birth will be held May 19 at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart of Mary Church in Weirton. The Mass is being sponsored…

Two Pro-Life Bills Passed in W.Va.

CHARLESTON—The Parent’s Right to Know Act, HB 2002, was amended in the Senate and passed on the last day of the session by a 28-6 vote. The House concurred a…

Catholic Charities W.Va. to Offer Free Health & Wellness Expo in Whitesville

WHITESVILLE—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) Western Region will host its fourth annual Health and Wellness Expo in Whitesville April 28. The expo will feature information from various agencies and experts…

Race for Hope Will Help Support Catholic Charities’ Efforts in Elkins

ELKINS—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) will have its seventh annual Race for Hope Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk May 13 near Elkins. The race has been an annual fundraiser for…

Colleen Rowan Photo Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk, J.V., rector of the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling, baptizes Elizabeth Reinhardt at the Easter Vigil at the Cathedral of St. Joseph.

Easter Vigil with a Beautiful Morgantown Sunset

A colorful Morgantown sunset gave the blessing of the Easter fire a beautiful background at the Easter Vigil at St. Francis de Sales Parish. As his parishioners look on, Msgr….

Historic Catholic Church on Monroe County Tour

Courtesy Photo St. John the Evangelist Chapel, Sweet Springs St. John the Evangelist Chapel, the oldest standing Catholic church in West Virginia, will be part of the Monroe County Historical…

Father Antwi Returning to Ghana to Teach in Seminary

Father Eric Antwi is pictured in front of Sacred Heart Church in Chester. He Returning to Ghana to Teach in Seminary. See story in the April 7 issue. Colleen Rowan Photo

Lenten Pilgrimages Gather Faithful across Diocese

Father Dennis R. Schuelkens, Jr., offers his homily at the Lenten Pilgrimage Mass at Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston. See see story in the April…

Richwood Flood Victims Return Home through Help from Catholic Charities West Virginia

The Ward family is pictured with Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) officials during the welcome party the organization held for the family in February. The home was severely damaged by…