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Wheeling Hospital Teams up with Catholic Charities

WHEELING — Community level challenges require community level partnership among service providers, which is why Wheeling Hospital and Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) have teamed up to better serve patients…

Notre Dame Teacher Wins Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching

CLARKSBURG — The West Virginia selection committee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is proud to announce Dr. Angela McKeen of Notre Dame High…

On the Road, Meeting the People

By Colleen Rowan Bishop Mark E. Brennan has been on the road meeting the people of the diocese. His recent travels have taken him to Morgantown, where he celebrated the…

Holy Hour for Vocations

Bishop Brennan visited St. James Parish in Charles Town today celebrating a Holy Hour for Vocations. Today was the last day of National Vocations Awareness Week. (John Sherwood photo)

Students honor veterans

By John Sherwood/Courtesy of The Catholic Spirit  St. Joseph School in Martinsburg hosted their first Middle School Veterans Day Ensemble on November 10, 2019. The program consisted of several patriotic…

Charity in Action Awards Bestowed in Charleston

Martina Hart Photo Bishop Mark E. Brennan is pictured with the 2019 Charity in Action honorees. From left are Donna Smith, Sandy Koncir, and Dick Ash. By Martina Hart CHARLESTON…

Parkersburg’s Little Saints Lead Procession on Solemnity

Colleen Rowan Photo On the Solemnity of All Saints, Parkersburg Catholic Elementary School first-graders had a special treat for their fellow students. Dressed as saints, they led a procession from…

Eastern Panhandle Parishes Bring Produce to the Hungry in Rural Communities

Courtesy Photo Students from St. Joseph School in Martinsburg bagged 9,000 pounds of potatoes Oct. 22 which were distributed to families in need in Pennsylvania. Here, eighth-graders, kindergartners and teachers…

Pro-Life Message Echoes across West Virginia This Month

John Sherwood Photo/The Catholic Spirit On Respect Life Sunday, Lori Cascio and her 6-month-old daughter Alice of St. James the Greater Parish in Charles Town join in their parish’s Life…

Bishop Dedicates Renovated St. Mary Church and New Altar in Star City

Colleen Rowan Photo/The Catholic Spirit Bishop Mark E. Brennan celebrates the Mass for the dedication of St. Mary Church and altar in Star City Sept. 18. By Colleen Rowan/The Catholic…