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USCCB President Prays God Grants Biden ‘Wisdom, Courage’ to Lead Nation

CNS Photo/Andrew Harnik, pool via Reuters Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Biden’s wife, Jill, holds the…

By Colleen Rowan Growing up in Maryland in the 1950s and 1960s, Bishop Mark Brennan witnessed the injustice of segregation. He recalled that in his youth, he saw black children…

Weirton’s St. Joseph the Worker Parish Now Has a Free App

WEIRTON—St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Weirton is pleased to announce that the parish now has a free app. The parish hopes this will help spread the Gospel and the…

St. Francis, Morgantown, Video Offers Inspirational Message

By Colleen Rowan MORGANTOWN—St. Francis de Sales Parish in Morgantown offers an inspirational message of peace through song to visitors of its Facebook page. “Make Me a Channel of Your…

The Value of Providing Service to Others

By Katie Hinerman Klug, Catholic Charities West Virginia Marketing Communications Specialist Every year, Catholic Charities West Virginia serves tens of thousands of people in West Virginia. Providing the breadth of…

A Pastoral Letter on Life Issues from Bishop Brennan

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Why have we been wearing face masks for many months and staying six feet apart? Why have we followed intensely the development and distribution…

Seminarians Happily Return to Mercer County

By Colleen Rowan It is always a great joy for Deacon Phillip Szabo to return to a parish where he served for a summer assignment. “It is like a big…

Assault on U.S. Capitol Shocks the Country and the World

CNS Photo/Leah Millis, Reuters Police officers in Washington stand guard Jan. 6 as supporters of President Donald Trump gather in front of the U.S. Capitol. By Rhina Guidos Catholic News…

Madonna Students Hold CARE-avan for Nursing Home Residents, Health Care Workers

By Colleen Rowan Just a few days before Christmas, 34 students from Madonna High School in Weirton along with their families led a CARE-avan through the grounds of local nursing…

Pandemic Draws Attention to ‘Simple, Profound Meaning of Christ’s Birth,’ Bishop Says

By Martina Hart Bishop Mark Brennan celebrated the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston on Christmas Eve….