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The Catholic Spirit Kicks Off 2015 Appeal

WEST VIRGINIA—The Catholic Spirit has kicked off its 2015 appeal. Please consider a donation to your diocesan newspaper The Catholic Spirit, which is delivered free of charge to all Catholic…

Rite of Election & Call to Continuing Conversion Journey to the Faith

John Sherwood Photo Jennifer Donaldson of St. Joseph Parish in Martinsburg signs the Book of Elect at the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at St. James Parish…

Conference to Focus on Boundless Compassion

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Sister Joyce Rupp, OSM, will present a four-day conference entitled “Boundless Compassion” at Mount St. Joseph in Wheeling March 8-12. Sister Rupp is an award-winning author who…

Healthy Food Program to be Held in Wheeling

WHEELING—If you work with food production or feeding children and families in the Northern Panhandle save March 21 for “Growing Food, Health, and Hope,” a day for networking and learning…

Four to be Honored with Salt and Light Awards in April

FAIRMONT—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) Central Region’s 13th annual Communities of Salt and Light dinner will be held April 17 at the Knights of Columbus Banquet Hall in Fairmont. The…

Priesthood Discernment Opportunity This Month

WEST VIRGINIA—A priesthood discernment opportunity will be held this month with a visit to Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Md. Sponsored by the Vocation Office of the Diocese of…

Jeremiah and the Drama of Life with God

By Father Justin Blanc We’re all in the midst of a story, and some moments are more dramatic than others. When the story that is unfolding in our life becomes…

Much to be Grateful for as Holy Week Approaches

From Bishop Bransfield This past week, I was fortunate to celebrate my tenth anniversary of my ordination as a Bishop and my installation as the Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston, a wonderful…

Sacerdocio Discernimiento de Oportunidades que se Celebrará este Mes

WEST VIRGINIA—Una oportunidad discernimiento sacerdocio se llevará a cabo este mes con una visita al Seminario Mount St. Mary en Emmitsburg, Maryland. atrocinado por la Oficina de Vocaciones de la…

Bishop Bransfield Celebrates 10th Anniversary as Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston

By Colleen Rowan Bishop Michael J. Bransfield celebrates his 10th anniversary of ordination and installation as the eighth bishop of Wheeling-Charleston Feb. 22. Colleen Rowan Photo 2005 — Cardinal Theodore…