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College Students Tour Rome with Morgantown’s Father Justin Blanc

Courtesy Photo Father Justin Blanc, associate pastor of St. John University Parish in Morgantown and director of Campus Ministry for West Virginia University (fourth from right), leads WVU students on…

CCWVa Presents Charity in Action Award to Bishop Bransfield

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield was named the first recipient of Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Charity in Action Award. With him are Matthew Bowles, president emeritus of the…

Closer to Full Communion with the Church

John Sherwood Photo A catechumen signs the Book of Elect at the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at St. James Church in Charles Town Feb. 24.  …

Bishop Gathers with Students on Ash Wednesday

Colleen Rowan Photo Central Catholic High School students are pictured during Mass on Ash Wednesday at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling Feb. 14. Presiding at the Mass was…

Pro-Life Voices Raised at State Capitol

Courtesy Photo People from across West Virginia gather for the Pro-Life Rally at the state Capitol Feb. 5. By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield commended the West Virginia Senate…

Manchin Visits Wheeling Central for Catholic Schools Week

  Colleen Rowan Photo Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks to students at Central Catholic High School in Wheeling Feb. 2 during Catholic Schools Week.

Bishop Bransfield Gathers with Young W.Va. Catholics at March for Life

Brian Searby Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield gathers with young Catholics from West Virginia following his celebration of Mass for them at St. John Paul II Shrine in Washington. Following…

Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Senior Offers Homily at Red Mass in Wheeling

Heather Ziegler Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, right, is pictured with Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Senior of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia after the Red Mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph….

Diocese to Present Lenten Pilgrimages

By Colleen Rowan The Diocese of Wheeling-Char- leston will once again present its Lenten pilgrimages at four churches around the state. The pilgrimages will be held in Charleston, Inwood, Morgantown…

Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Senior to Serve as Homilist for Red Mass at Cathedral of St. Joseph

WHEELING—Bishop Timothy Christian Senior, V.G., M.B.A., M.S.W., M.A., M.Div, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be the featured homilist for the 10th annual Red Mass at the Cathedral…