Monthly Archives: May 2017

100th Anniversary of Fatima Marian Apparitions

The Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston held a procession for the 100th Anniversary of Fatima Marian Apparitions. Courtesy Photo

Charles Town Parish to Host St. Philomena Medical Benefit Concert

CHARLES TOWN—This is the second year that St. James the Greater Parish in Charles Town is having the St. Philomena Medical Benefit Concert, the proceeds of which will be donated…

Morgantown Magnificat to Hold Prayer Breakfast in June

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next inspirational prayer breakfast, featuring Nikki Bruni, Pittsburgh director of “40 Days for Life.” Bruni is a…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Begins

Catholic Sharing Appeal Begins By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—With a $1.8 million goal, the annual Catholic Sharing Appeal has begun with the theme “Give Your Hands to Serve and Your Hearts…

Father Walter H. Buckius, SJ

Father Walter A. Buckius, SJ, 96, died on April 25, 2017, at Manresa Hall, Philadelphia. He was born on July 13, 1920, the son of the late Harry Buckius and…

Clarksburg Notre Dame Senior Accepted into Four United States Service Academies

CLARKSBURG—Clarksburg native and Notre Dame High School senior Alexander Anthony Altenburg achieved an honor held by only a handful of students each year when he was admitted into four United…