Monthly Archives: January 2018

Diocesan Official Appointments

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has made public the following appointments: Very Rev. Robert A. Perriello, V.F., is retiring from active ministry, effective Jan. 31, 2018. Father Richard W. Shoda is…

Diocesan Official Appointments

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has made public the following appointments: Father Thomas R. Gallagher is appointed chaplain to Council No. 1169 of the Knights of Columbus for the Fraternal Year…

Diocese to Present Lenten Pilgrimages

By Colleen Rowan The Diocese of Wheeling-Char- leston will once again present its Lenten pilgrimages at four churches around the state. The pilgrimages will be held in Charleston, Inwood, Morgantown…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Raises More Than $2.5 Million

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Catholic Sharing Appeal had a record-breaking year raising more than $2.5 million. This is the first time since its inception that the…

Wheeling Parish to Host World Marriage Day Mass & Dinner

WHEELING—St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Wheeling will hold a spcial celebration for World Marriage Day Feb. 10 with Mass and a candlelight dinner. The event is open to members…

Occasions of Grace

I have really enjoyed the past month especially Christmas. There were so many beautiful ceremonies and celebrations. Our two Cathedrals provided many wonderful experiences and our gatherings of priests gave…

Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Senior to Serve as Homilist for Red Mass at Cathedral of St. Joseph

WHEELING—Bishop Timothy Christian Senior, V.G., M.B.A., M.S.W., M.A., M.Div, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be the featured homilist for the 10th annual Red Mass at the Cathedral…