Category Archives: Featured

Youth Group Brings Sunny Messages to Homebound

Courtesy Photo Beth and Alex Ferrell, members of the youth group at St. Joseph Parish in Martinsburg, display signs of hope and encouragement to their fellow parishioners at the assisted…

Catholic School Administrator Runs Half-Marathon Solo to Raise Money, Encourage Active Lifestyles

By Joyce Bibey CLARKSBURG—A Cath- olic school administrator in Clarksburg has gone the distance to raise money for the schools and promote physical fitness. Notre Dame High School & St….

Bishops of U.S. and Canada Consecrate Their Nations to Mary

Colleen Rowan Photo Mary’s Assumption is depicted in this beautiful stained glass window at Assumption of Our Lady Church in Keyser. By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS)—The U.S. bishops joined…

Bishop Offers Special Blessings for Healthcare and Essential Workers

Courtesy Photo Bishop Mark Brennan blesses healthcare workers at Wheeling Hospital April 30.   WHEELING—Bishop Mark Brennan offered special blessings for healthcare workers and other essential employees as he joins…

Giving Day Set up to Help Catholic Schools

Will Make up for Cancelled Fundraising Events By Joyce Bibey WEST VIRGINIA—Many Catholic schools across West Virginia had to cancel fundraising events this spring. So to fill the void school…

Families Share How They Live Their Faith during Stay-At-Home Orders

Courtesy Photo Hiking on Easter Sunday at West Virginia’s Forks of Coal State Natural Area are Kathy, Thomas, Mary, Elizabeth, and Ron Rushworth (pictured from left). The family belongs to…

West Virginia’s Most Rural Communities are a Priority in Pandemic

Volunteers organize items at the drive-thru food pantry in Webster County’s Hacker Valley, organized by Mountaineer Food Bank and Catholic Charities Webster Springs Office. Courtesy photo By Colleen Rowan Poverty is…

Charles Town Parish’s Roch-umentary

By Colleen Rowan The Roch-umentary, a video series on thriving spirituality in a time of crisis, debuted on YouTube on Divine Mercy Sunday. Brought about by the people of St….

COVID-19 Challenges Create ‘Altared State’

By Joyce Bibey As our church and national leaders have labored with decisions and ramifications of our stay at home orders to curb the spread of coronavirus, our West Virginia…

Golden Horseshoe Winners

Martina Hart Photo Charleston Catholic High School congratulates its Golden Horseshoe winners on the sign outside of the school. WEST VIRGINIA—A highlight of the eighth-grade year is the opportunity for…