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Sheila Blackmore Named Principal of All Saints Catholic School

MOUNDSVILLE—Sheila M. Blackmore has been named principal of All Saints Catholic School in Marshall County, according to Dr. Vincent de Paul Schmidt, superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of…

‘Manus Christi’ Underway at Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville Program Brings Hands of Christ to Less Fortunate

By Tim Bishop HUTTONSVILLE—Manus Christi, a service and mission program being offered through the diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, is underway at the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center…

Advanced Care Planning Session to be Held at Cathedral of St. Joseph

The Cathedral of Saint Joseph will hold an information session on Advanced Care Planning (Advanced Medical Directives, Pre-Funeral Arrangements, etc) on June 14, 2015 beginning at about 12 noon in…

Summit Gathers Diocesan Leaders to Focus on Young Adult Ministry

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Director of the diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry Bob Perron traveled to Washington May 6-8 for a conference on youth and young adult ministry….

Remembering One of Their Own

Bishop Donahue Freshmen Establish Scholarship in Memory of David Beabout and Hold a Prayer Service in His Honor By Tim Bishop McMECHEN—Students and faculty of Bishop Donahue Memorial High School…

Reflecting on a Life of Service

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—“I never dreamed of becoming a religious woman,” said Sister Mary Bowman, a member of the Sisters for Christian Community (SFCC). “I was going to raise and…

Sister Mary Michael (Rita) Ronan, SAC

Pallottine Missionary Sister Mary Michael (Rita) Ronan died April 29, 2015, in the Sisters’ Infirmary at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington. She was born June 14, 1928, daughter of…

Father Anthony Conlon

Father Anthony Conlon died May 9 in his native homeland of Ireland. He was 83.   Father Conlon was born Dec. 31, 1931, in Swinford, County Mayo, Ireland, the youngest…

Milestone of Faith—Children Receive First Holy Communion across Diocese

John Sherwood Photos Children across the diocese received their first holy Communion this month, reaching a milestone in their faith formation. Pictured above are some of the 47 children from…