Category Archives: Featured

March for Life

Bishop Mark E. Brennan is pictured with young people from West Virginia at the March for Life in Washington, DC, Jan. 24.

Celebrating Catholic Schools

By Joyce Bibey Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston are ready for an exciting week with a plethora of activities to highlight their students, teachers, and programs. West Virginia…

Gathering Fosters Discussion on Addiction and Recovery, Prayers for Those Suffering

By Martina Hart SOUTH CHARLESTON—Blessed Sacrament Parish in South Charleston hosted “Pathways to Recovery – Inter-Faith Day of Hope” on Jan. 11. The free seminar on the issue of substance…

Rededication of Mosaic has Many Meanings

By Joyce Bibey MONONGAH—The rededication of a mosaic at Holy Spirit Parish in Monongah has many meanings. The colorful artwork was rededicated Dec. 8 by Father Vincent Joseph, pastor, to…

Tim Bishop Photo Bishop Mark E. Brennan greets the faithful following his celebration of Christmas Eve Mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling.

Sacred Heart Food Pantry Nearing 30 Years of Feeding Bluefield’s Hungry

By Babette Pascasio/The Catholic Spirit God’s blessings overflow into the lives of so many people, and each day is a day to give thanks for the work that all the…

Reprinted with permission of The Nicholas Chronicle, Summersville, WV SUMMERSVILLE—St. John Parish in Summersville made Christmas brighter for less fortunate families in the area with their annual Christmas food giveaway…

A Christmas Message from Bishop Brennan

December, 2019 My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, It’s hard not to enjoy the Christmas season. The sounds of Christmas carols fill the air with some of the most…

Bishop Brennan Reflects on His First Ad Limina Visit

CNS Photo/Vatican Media Pope Francis greets Bishop Mark E. Brennan during a meeting with U.S. bishops from Regions IV and V making their “ad limina” visits to the Vatican, Dec….

Diocese Launches #FaithInWV

Diocese Launches #FaithInWV WEST VIRGINIA—Faith in West Virginia can mean many things. What does it mean to live my Faith in West Virginia? What does it mean to have Faith in…