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Bishop Michael J. Bransfield blesses the new Continuous Care Center at Wheeling Hospital, which was named in his honor, July 14. With him is Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk, J.V., president…

Check out the latest issue of The Calling, Vocations newsletter, for a feature on our newly ordained, and seminarian Phillip Szabo’s summer in Bluefield & Princeton parishes — in the…

Martin Smay Ordained to Priesthood

Colleen Rowan photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield ordains Martin Smay to the priesthood at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling June 30. See full coverage in the July 6…

Deacon Martin Smay to be Ordained to Priesthood

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield will ordain Rev. Mr. Martin Smay to the priesthood at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling at 11 a.m. June 30. Deacon…

Joseph Wiley Ordained Deacon

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield ordains Rev. Mr. Joseph Wiley a transitional deacon at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling June 2. (Colleen Rowan Photo)

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…