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Bishop Brennan Visits Eastern Panhandle and Southern Parishes, Missions and Schools

Babette Pascasio Photo Bishop Brennan visits preschoolers at St. Francis de Sales School in Beckley Sept. 13. By Babette Pascasio Bishop Mark E. Brennan has been making visits to parishes,…

Catholic Charities to Expand Recovery Support Services in Huntington

Courtesy Photo Pictured is Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Center for Community Learning and Advancement in downtown Huntington. HUNTINGTON—For those suffering from addiction or mental health issues, one of the greatest…

Bishop Brennan is Traveling the State Visiting Catholic Schools, Parishes, and More

Martina Hart Photo Bishop Mark E. Brennan offers his homily at the school Mass for St. Francis of Assisi School in St. Albans at St. Francis of Assisi Church Sept….

Bishop Brennan Installed as Ninth Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston

West Virginians meet their new Catholic bishop as humble, holy man WHEELING, W.Va. (CNS) — People from around the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston already have a good feeling about their new…

Episcopal Installation of Bishop Brennan to be Shown Live

WEST VIRGINIA—The Installation Mass of Bishop Mark E. Brennan as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston will take place on August 22, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the…

Bishop Brennan Commends Principals and Pastors for Their Vocation in Catholic Education

Martina Hart Photo Michele Martin, principal of St. Paul School in Weirton, left, and Colleen Hoyer, principal of Charleston Catholic High School, present the gifts to Bishop Mark E. Brennan…

Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention

At the Knights of Columbus Supremee Convention in Mineapolis are, from left, Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston seminarian Derek Rader; Archbishop William E. Lori, apostolic administrator of Wheeling-Charleston and chaplain of the…

Kids enjoy horseback riding at Mary Help of Christians Pastoral Center in Huttonsville this summer. Courtesy Photo By Colleen Rowan This year was one of the best yet for youth…

Diocese Anticipates Installation of Bishop Brennan

By Colleen Rowan On August 22, the feast of the Queenship of Mary, Bishop Mark E. Brennan will be installed as the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s ninth bishop. The Episcopal Installation Mass…

Baltimore Auxiliary Bishop Mark E. Brennan named Ninth Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston

Pope Francis has named the Most Reverend Mark E. Brennan, currently Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. Bishop Brennan, 72,…