Monthly Archives: November 2019

Statement from Bishop Mark Brennan

In response to a statement released November 26, 2019, by Attorney General Patrick Morrisey relative to the amends plan presented to former Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, which was released by…

Bishop Brennan’s Letter Regarding Amends Plans by former bishop

My Dear Friends in Christ – In just a few days from now, we will begin our celebration of the Season of Advent – a time of renewed hope and…

Bishop Mark E. Brennan has made public the following appointment:

Father Nye Joseph Wiley is appointed associate pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Wheeling, with residence at the parish rectory, effective Nov. 18.

Notre Dame High School presents “Once on this Island”

CLARKSBURG—Notre Dame High School proudly presents their 2019 All-School Musical ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at the McCrory Marketplace Grand Hall in downtown Clarksburg, WV (the space at the rear of…

Addiction to Recovery

Blessed Sacrament, South Charleston, Parishioner Joe Deegan Shares His Story, and Discusses West Virginia’s Opioid Crisis By Martina Hart/The Catholic Spirit CHARLESTON — Joe Deegan recently marked his 11-year anniversary…

St. Leo Parish Part of Ecumenical Effort to Aid Homeless of Inwood

By John Sherwood INWOOD — Members of the St. Leo Parish Homeless Ministry strive to address two Corporal Works of Mercy, Feed the Hungary and Shelter the Homeless. The members…

Sister Kathleen Schiffer

Sister Kathleen Schiffer, a Wheeling native, daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth Flynn Schiffer, died November 13, 2019.  She attended Corpus Christi Grade School and Wheeling Central Catholic High…

Marshall County Church Group Visits Asylum Seekers Camped Along Mexican Border

By Glynis Board/Courtesy of West Virginia Public Broadcasting The immigration crisis on the southern border of the U.S. doesn’t affect the day-to-day lives of most residents throughout the country. But…

Wheeling Hospital Teams up with Catholic Charities

WHEELING — Community level challenges require community level partnership among service providers, which is why Wheeling Hospital and Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) have teamed up to better serve patients…

Notre Dame Teacher Wins Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching

CLARKSBURG — The West Virginia selection committee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is proud to announce Dr. Angela McKeen of Notre Dame High…