Monthly Archives: March 2019

Ministerial Restrictions Imposed on Bishop Bransfield after Preliminary Investigation

Findings Now go to the Holy See for Final Judgement WHEELING—On September 13, 2018, the Holy See announced the retirement of Michael J. Bransfield as Bishop of the Diocese of…

Lent Begins

Colleen Rowan Photo A student from Central Catholic High School in Wheeling receives ashes on Ash Wednesday at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling.

Archbishop Lori Meets with Priests in Morgantown

Tim Bishop Photo Story to come.

Voices for Life Raised at State Capitol

Courtesy Photo Father Brian Crenwelge, pastor of Mater Dolorosa Parish in Paden City and Holy Rosary Mission in Sistersville, offers the invocation at the Pro-Life Rally at the Capitol in…

Lenten Vespers at the Cathedral

WHEELING—Each Sunday evening during Lent, the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling will celebrate Solemn Vespers at 6 p.m. Vespers, also known as Evening Prayer, is part of the Liturgy…

Lenten Regulations

1) Fasting is to be observed on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday by everyone 18 years and older, who has not yet celebrated their 59th birthday. On a fast day,…

Lenten Mission to Feature Catholic Author and Recording Artist

By Colleen Rowan WEIRTON—St. Paul Parish in Weirton invites all to its Lenten Mission April 4-6 featuring nationally known Catholic speaker and best-selling author Jon Leonetti and songwriter and recording…

Voices for Life Raised at State Capitol

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—People from all walks of life and faith communities braved freezing temperatures Feb. 18 gathering at the State Capitol in Charleston to call for an end to…

Conference Series on Substance Abuse and Healing to Resume in Wheeling

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The conference series on substance abuse and healing in West Virginia will resume March 9 at the St. Joseph Retreat Center in Wheeling. “Faith, Hope, Love—Creating…