Monthly Archives: February 2018

Very Rev. Dean G. Borgmeyer Named Monsignor, Thirteen West Virginians to Receive Papal Honors

WHEELING, W.Va.—Pope Francis has named Very Rev. Dean G. Borgmeyer, V.F., pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Huntington, W.Va., a Chaplain to His Holiness, entitling him to be addressed as…

Bishop Gathers with Students on Ash Wednesday

Colleen Rowan Photo Central Catholic High School students are pictured during Mass on Ash Wednesday at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling Feb. 14. Presiding at the Mass was…

Pro-Life Voices Raised at State Capitol

Courtesy Photo People from across West Virginia gather for the Pro-Life Rally at the state Capitol Feb. 5. By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield commended the West Virginia Senate…

Grow in Faith and Charity

It seems almost a surprise that as I write to you Ash Wednesday is almost here. Despite the unexpected yet easily recognized approach of the Season of Lent, we find…

Lenten Vespers to be Held at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Wheeling

WHEELING—The Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling will hold Solemn Vespers (Evening Prayer from the Liturgy of the Hours) each Sunday during Lent (including Palm Sunday) at 6 p.m. In…

Catholic Charities West Virginia to Hold Impressions of Hope Gala in Wheeling

WHEELING—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) eighth annual gala, entitled “Impressions of Hope,” will be celebrated Feb. 24 at Wheeling Park’s White Palace ballroom from 6-10 p.m. The gala will be…

Annual Holy Spirit Seminar Set for March at Pipestem

PIPESTEM—The annual Cath- olic Holy Spirit Seminar is celebrating its 20th year. With the theme “Be Who God Meant You To Be & You Will Set The World On Fire”…

Morganton Magnificat to Hold Prayer Breakfast March 3

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next inspirational prayer breakfast, featuring Mary Shields. A Harrison County CCD, Confirmation, and TEC teacher, Shields will…

Moments of Grace

The second half of January was a busy time for me, as it was for many of you. In addition to the usual tasks and meetings on my own calendar,…

Manchin Visits Wheeling Central for Catholic Schools Week

  Colleen Rowan Photo Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks to students at Central Catholic High School in Wheeling Feb. 2 during Catholic Schools Week.