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Joseph Wiley to be Ordained Deacon in June

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield will ordain seminarian Nye Joseph Wiley a transitional deacon for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling at…

Mary’s Month

May Crowning at St. James the Greater Parish in Charles Town May 6. John Sherwood photo

Convocation of Priests

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield and priests from all over the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston are pictured at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston…

Bishop Blesses Krupa Annex, Chapel at Charleston Catholic High School

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield celebrates the Mass with blessing of the chapel and Krupa Annex at Charleston Catholic High School April 30. See story in the May…

Central Catholic High School Renames Gym to Honor Bishop

Colleen Rowan Photo In appreciation for his ongoing support of Central Catholic High School and its students, as well as Catholic education throughout the state, school administrators have renamed the…

Catholic Charities W.Va. Opens Office in Weirton

Colleen Rowan Photo Cutting the ribbon to open the new Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) office in Weirton April 19 are, from left, Father Dennis R. Schuelkens, Jr., pastor of…

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield confirms Casey Bonaddio at the Easter Vigil at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling March 31. See April 6 issue for full…

Priests and Laity Receive Papal Honors for Service to the Church in West Virginia

Martina Hart Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield is pictured with those who received papal honors following his celebration of Mass at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart…

College Students Tour Rome with Morgantown’s Father Justin Blanc

Courtesy Photo Father Justin Blanc, associate pastor of St. John University Parish in Morgantown and director of Campus Ministry for West Virginia University (fourth from right), leads WVU students on…

CCWVa Presents Charity in Action Award to Bishop Bransfield

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield was named the first recipient of Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Charity in Action Award. With him are Matthew Bowles, president emeritus of the…