Monthly Archives: May 2018

Joseph Wiley to be Ordained Deacon in June

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield will ordain seminarian Nye Joseph Wiley a transitional deacon for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling at…

The Unbounding Grace of Hope

Recently while visiting Washington D.C., I took the opportunity to visit our Visitation Sisters who had lived and taught formerly at the Mount de Chantal Academy in Wheeling. Following the…

Four Parishes undergo Canonical Change in Status through Joining Our Neighbors

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced canonical change in status to four parishes located within the Wheeling, Beckley and Clarksburg vicariates in the pastoral planning process…

Sister Dorothy (Nicholas) Antonazzo, CSJ

Sister Dorothy (Nicholas) Antonazzo, CSJ, 90, died May 12, 2018, in her 72nd year as a Sister of St. Joseph of Baden. The daughter of Nicholas and Louise Letizia Antonazzo,…

Retreat for Grieving Parents to be Held in Weirton

WEIRTON—Sacred Heart of Mary Parish in Weirton will host the Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents, one-day spiritual retreat July 21 from 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., serving the spiritual needs of grieving…

Catholic Author Kimberly Hahn to be Guest Speaker at Morgantown Magnificat Gathering

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next inspirational prayer breakfast, featuring author and Catholic convert Kimberly Hahn. The daughter of a Presbyterian minister,…

Mary’s Month

May Crowning at St. James the Greater Parish in Charles Town May 6. John Sherwood photo

Diocesan Official Appointments

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has made public the following appointments:   Very Rev. John S. Ledford, V.F., is appointed pastor of St. Jude Parish in Glen Dale with residence at…

Convocation of Priests

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield and priests from all over the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston are pictured at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston…

Bishop Blesses Krupa Annex, Chapel at Charleston Catholic High School

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield celebrates the Mass with blessing of the chapel and Krupa Annex at Charleston Catholic High School April 30. See story in the May…