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Bishop Bransfield Dedicates Shrine of St. Leo in Inwood

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield blesses the new Shrine of St. Leo the Great at St. Leo Parish in Inwood Nov. 10. By Colleen Rowan INWOOD—The people of…

Diocese Welcomes New CEO of Catholic Charities West Virginia

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, left, and Msgr. Frederick P. Annie, V.G., are pictured with Beth Zarate, the new chief executive officer of Catholic Charities West Virginia. By…

Vienna Parish Gathers with Lutheran Neighbors for Prayer Service

Courtesy Photo VIENNA—The faith communities of St. Michael Parish in Vienna and Christ Lutheran Church in Vienna gathered Oct. 26 to celebrate a Common Prayer Service based on the document…

Our Lady of the Hills Marks 40th Anniversary

Courtesy Photo Very Rev. Donald X. Higgs, Assc. V.F., rector of the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston, and Father Babu Joseph Elamturuthil, pastor of Our…

Bishop Murry of Youngstown Offers Keynote Address at CCWV’s Autumn Gathering

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) held its annul Autumn Gathering Oct. 27 at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston with Bishop George V. Murry, SJ, of…

Pray for Deceased Loved Ones in November

By Colleen Rowan The Month of November is a special time in which Catholics pray for their deceased loved ones. Special Masses, prayer services and gatherings at churches and Catholic…

Bishop Bransfield Invites You to Make a Pilgrimage

Bishop Bransfield invites you to make a pilgrimage to the new Our Lady of Fatima Shrine at St. James Parish in Charles Town. Call 304.725.5558 to visit www.stjamesev.org

Reaching out in Richwood

Holy Family’s Food Pantry Provides for Those Suffering Hard Times in the Community Colleen Rowan Photo Father Ngoc Dang, SVD, administrator of Holy Family Parish in Richwood, is pictured in…

Diocese Welcomes New Director of Formation and Mission

Colleen Rowan Photo The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has welcomed its new director of Formation and Mission, Nick  Mayrand. He began in the position Oct. 16, and is laying the foundation for the…

Bishop Bransfield’s Homily from Mass for Dedication of Our Lady of Fatima Shrine

The Courage of Searching The familiar story in today’s Gospel—relating that fifth joyful mystery of the Finding of the Child Jesus in Temple—is so wonderfully fitting for our celebration today,…