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Elkins Knights of Columbus Scholarship Honors Memory of Beloved Priest

By Colleen Rowan ELKINS—Although he spent a short time in Elkins, the late Father Mark Gallipeau is fondly remembered by the people, the parishes, and the Knights of Columbus Council…

Inwood Third Grader Spearheads Project to Stock Parish Food Pantry

Courtesy Photo Little Katie Nagy, a third grader and member of St. Leo Parish in Inwood, spearheaded a Lenten project to help support those in need in her community. She…

Webster Springs Children Enjoy Catholic Charities Easter Egg Hunt

Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Webster Springs Outreach Office recently held its annual Easter egg hunt. Each year donors provide Easter eggs, and then local scout or youth groups fill them…

‘Everyone Can Find in St. Joseph a Model of Loving Service to Others,’ Bishop Says

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Mark Brennan celebrates Mass on the Solemnity of St. Joseph, opening the Year of St. Joseph for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, at the Cathedral of St….

Palm Crosses Created, Thanks to Youth Group

Courtesy Photo Pictured are Palm Sunday palm crosses created by the youth group of St. Joseph Parish in Martinsburg and St. Bernadette Parish in Hedgesville. By Colleen Rowan Each year,…

Courtesy Photo From left are Stan Nelson, John Doyle, and Bill Gray of the Knights of Columbus St. Agnes Council #13887 in Shepherdstown; Cindy Jones and Christy Horning, who manage…

St. Patrick’s in Weston Bestows Spirit of St. Joseph Award

Courtesy Photo Kathy Riley, an associate of the Sisters of the Congregation of St. Joseph, presents the Spirit of St. Joseph Award to Kara Determan, a sixth-grader at St. Patrick…

Reflections on a Year of St. Joseph

By Beth Zarate, President and Chief Executive Officer, Catholic Charities West Virginia St. Joseph’s Day is a Roman Catholic feast day commemorating the life of St. Joseph, the foster father…

Diocese Begins Year of St. Joseph

Bishop Brennan will Celebrate Mass This Evening, March 19, at the Cathedral for the Solemnity of St. Joseph By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is beginning the Year of…

Baltimore Province Meeting

Photo by Matt Riedl, Catholic Diocese of Arlington Following Mass March 18 during the Baltimore Province meeting, are from left: Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Denis J. Madden of Baltimore; Auxiliary Bishop…