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Bishop Brennan Addresses Canon Law Society of America on Restoring Trust in the Church

By Colleen Rowan “ You make a promise, and you keep it,” that is how trust in the Catholic Church will be restored, Bishop Mark E. Brennan said. The bishop…

A Pastoral Letter from Bishop Brennan

1. Advent As we enter into the season of Advent, a season of “joyful anticipation,” we first stir up the embers of our hope for Christ’s return in glory, a…

Pro-Lifers Hopeful about Outcome of Dobbs Case, Urge Prayers for Court

By Julie Asher, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee Dec. 1 urged Catholics, people of other faiths and all people of goodwill…

Mark Sadd Elected Chair of the U.S. Bishops’ National Advisory Council

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—Mark A. Sadd of Charleston has been elected chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ National Advisory Council (NAC). Bishop Mark E. Brennan, who also serves…

Catholic Schools to share Christmas Song and Prayers

By Joyce Bibey The eight Catholic schools in the Northern Panhandle are excited to be collaborating to present the gift of song and prayer for the Ohio Valley. On Saturday,…

Communion Statement Aims to ‘Retrieve and Revive’ Understanding

By Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service BALTIMORE (CNS) — The U.S. bishops approved their statement on the Eucharist with 222 “yes” votes Nov. 17, the second of two days of…

Bishop Brennan Visits Catholic Schools, Celebrates Mass for Students

Photo by Ben Queen of Ben Queen Photography Bishop Mark E. Brennan bestows the final blessing at the Mass he celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church in Clarksburg Nov. 2 for…

St. Paul School Students Help Bring Holiday Joy to Those in Need in Weirton

St. Paul School students know the importance of serving the community of Weirton. Not only do they volunteer for over 300 hours of community service annually, they know the importance…

SJS Dad Runs NYC Marathon

By Meg Partington Wearing shoes designed by his 6-year-old daughter and a shirt bearing the name of his home state, Jarred Spataro crossed the finish line of the New York…

CCHD: Supporting Institutional and Social Change

By Susan Hollis, Diocesan Director, Catholic Campaign for Human Development One in eight people in the United States lives in poverty. One in six West Virginians lives under that same…