Monthly Archives: March 2021

Bishop Traveling the State for Holy Week

At the Cathedral: Holy Thursday, Good Friday will be Livestreamed; Easter Sunday Mass will be Televised Live and Livestreamed By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Bishop Mark Brennan will be on the road…

‘Everyone Can Find in St. Joseph a Model of Loving Service to Others,’ Bishop Says

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Mark Brennan celebrates Mass on the Solemnity of St. Joseph, opening the Year of St. Joseph for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, at the Cathedral of St….

Pro-Life Bill Passes WV House 83-15

CHARLESTON—The Second Chances at Life Act (HB 2982/SB 609) successfully passed in the West Virginia House of Delegates March 24 by a bipartisan 83-15 vote. This after a 19-5 vote…

Palm Crosses Created, Thanks to Youth Group

Courtesy Photo Pictured are Palm Sunday palm crosses created by the youth group of St. Joseph Parish in Martinsburg and St. Bernadette Parish in Hedgesville. By Colleen Rowan Each year,…

Courtesy Photo From left are Stan Nelson, John Doyle, and Bill Gray of the Knights of Columbus St. Agnes Council #13887 in Shepherdstown; Cindy Jones and Christy Horning, who manage…

St. Patrick’s in Weston Bestows Spirit of St. Joseph Award

Courtesy Photo Kathy Riley, an associate of the Sisters of the Congregation of St. Joseph, presents the Spirit of St. Joseph Award to Kara Determan, a sixth-grader at St. Patrick…

Special Collections for the Holy Land and DWC Seminarians

WEST VIRGINIA—Two special collections will be held in the parishes and missions of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston during Holy Week and Easter. On Good Friday, the Pontifical Good Friday Holy…

Gifts from the Holy Land Coming to Holy Rosary, Buckhannon

BUCKHANNON—Coming to Holy Rosary on the weekend of April 17-19 are beautiful handmade olivewood carvings from the Holy Land. The Christians of the Holy Land have suffered and continue to…

Chester and New Cumberland Parishes Begin Family Masses

CHESTER—In addition to Mass intentions for the day, Sacred Heart Parish in Chester and Immaculate Conception Parish in New Cumberland began praying for five parish families at each Mass. The…

Canons Regular Offer Masses, Vespers, and More Live on Facebook

CHARLES TOWN—The Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem are Augustinian monastic priests who observe the full Divine Office in choir each day. This beautiful community is in Charles Town and…