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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…

Bishop Bransfield Dedicates New Altar, Blesses Renovated Sanctuary at Basilica in Charleston

  (Colleen Rowan Photo) Bishop Michael J. Bransfield celebrates the Mass of Dedication of the new altar at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston Dec. 17….

Details of Wheeling Hospital’s New Continuous Care Center Outlined

Colleen Rowan Photo Wheeling Hospital CEO Ron Violi speaks at a press conference at Wheeling Hospital Dec. 7 outlining details of the new Continuous Care Center currently under construction.  …

Bishop Bransfield Dedicates Shrine of St. Leo in Inwood

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield blesses the new Shrine of St. Leo the Great at St. Leo Parish in Inwood Nov. 10. By Colleen Rowan INWOOD—The people of…

Diocese Welcomes New CEO of Catholic Charities West Virginia

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, left, and Msgr. Frederick P. Annie, V.G., are pictured with Beth Zarate, the new chief executive officer of Catholic Charities West Virginia. By…

Vienna Parish Gathers with Lutheran Neighbors for Prayer Service

Courtesy Photo VIENNA—The faith communities of St. Michael Parish in Vienna and Christ Lutheran Church in Vienna gathered Oct. 26 to celebrate a Common Prayer Service based on the document…

Our Lady of the Hills Marks 40th Anniversary

Courtesy Photo Very Rev. Donald X. Higgs, Assc. V.F., rector of the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston, and Father Babu Joseph Elamturuthil, pastor of Our…