Monthly Archives: October 2017

Bishop Bransfield Dedicates Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Charles Town

Bishop Bransfield Dedicates Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Charles Town Colleen Rowan Photo See coverage in the Oct. 20 issue of The Catholic Spirit.

Prayers in Troubling Times

September kept us all surprised with the gift of summer weather that did not want to end. I was able to enjoy those unseasonably warm days and these first days…

Lynne Snyder Photo On Respect Life Sunday, faithful of the Clarksburg area stand up for the unborn. Pro-life gatherings were also held in many other parts of the diocese by…

PACE Conference Returns to Charleston

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—The fourth installment of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s PACE (Parish Administration & Collaborative Education) will be held Oct. 17-18 at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston….

Chief Executive Officer for Catholic Charities West Virginia Announced

WHEELING—Beth Zarate has been appointed chief executive officer of Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa), effective Oct. 19. Zarate comes to West Virginia from Texas, where she most recently served as…

Bridgeport Parish to Host Free Concert Featuring Vocal Group Chanticle

BRIDGEPORT—All Saints Church in Bridgeport will be the site of a free concert, featuring the renowned multi-Grammy Award winning group Chanticleer Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. The parish has received…

Knights of Columbus to Host Catholic Men’s Formation & Service Weekend Retreat

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—A Catholic Men’s Formation & Service Weekend Retreat will be held at Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville Oct. 27-29. Sponsored and hosted by the West…