Monthly Archives: June 2020

Father Justin Golna Ordained to Priesthood

Colleen Rowan Photo Newly ordained Father Justin Golna is pictured with Bishop Mark Brennan at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling June 27. See story in the July 3…

Declaration on Supreme Court decision on DACA, June 18, 2020

Bishop Brennan Statement on Supreme Court DACA decision I rejoice with the immigrants who live in West Virginia over the recent US Supreme Court decision which rejected the effort of…

Declaración sobre la decisión DACA de la Suprema Corte EE.UU.

Yo me allegro con los inmigrantes que residen en West Virginia por la decisión reciente de la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos, que rechazó la tentativa del gobierno federal…

Bishop Brennan and Faithful Pray for End of Racism

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Mark Brennan, right, joins Father Carlos Melocoton, Jr., pastor of St. Michael Parish in Wheeling, left, and parishioners at the church June 17 for the “Peace,…

Kingwood Parish Holds Black Lives Matter Gathering

The Catholic Spirit Photo Lora and Alan Walters perform during the Black Lives Matter gathering at their Parish of St. Sebastian in Kingwood June 11. By Colleen Rowan KINGWOOD—Members of…

Deacon Golna Reflects on His Upcoming Priesthood Ordination

The Catholic Spirit Photo Deacon Justin Golna is pictured in an interview for The Roch-umentary video series. By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Ordination to priesthood cannot come soon enough for Deacon Justin…

Diocese’s Permanent Diaconate Program Progressing

WHEELING—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has 33 aspirants for the permanent diaconate. “We have two aspirants from the Beckley Vicariate, seven from Charleston, five from Clarksburg, seven from Martinsburg, four from…

Feast of Corpus Christi

John Sherwood Photo Members of St. James the Greater Parish in Charles Town participate in a Eucharistic procession on the feast of Corpus Christi.

Father O’Donnell Leaves WV for New Role in DC Parish

Experiences in Social Justice Ministries Fuels New Focus By Joyce Bibey He has spent the vast majority of his priesthood building bridges towards a better society. Now it is time…

Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center to Host Takeout Spaghetti Dinner Event

WHEELING—The Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center on 18th Street in Wheeling will hold its 24th Annual Spaghetti Dinner June 28 from noon until 5 p.m. Originally scheduled for April 28, the…