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Respect Life Month

Colleen Rowan Photo Betsi Wolf and her children—8-year-old Gianna, 9-year-old Ivan and 3-year-old Abigail (pictured with her from left)—participate in the life chain in Berkeley Springs on Respect Life Sunday….

Mass Gathers WJU Students with the Bishop

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield celebrates the Mass of the Holy Spirit at Wheeling Jesuit University. By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University students gathered for the annual Mass…

Bishop Honors Religious of the Diocese

Colleen Rowan Photo Men and women religious of the diocese are pictured during a Mass, honoring them for their ministry, at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Wheeling. By Colleen…

Month of the Rosary

Gregory Hart Photo Faithful at St. Joseph Church in Huntington pray the rosary during the parish’s rosary rally Oct. 2. The church was filled for the gathering. October is the…

Fr. Matheny to Donate Portion of $250,000 Game Show Winnings to St. Francis School, St. Albans

Jacob Kepler, Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution Father William K. Matheny, Jr., associate pastor of All Saints Parish in Bridgeport, is pictured on the game show “Who Wants To…

Bishop Bransfield Meets with Jesuit Leadership in Rome

Courtesy Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, right, meets with Father Adolfo Nicolás, S.J., superior general of the Society of Jesus, at the Jesuit Curia in Rome Sept. 2. BISHOP BRANSFIELD…

St. Teresa of Kolkata will always be ‘Mother’ Teresa, pope says

Missionaries of Charity nuns present a relic of St. Teresa of Kolkata as Pope Francis celebrates the canonization Mass of Mother Teresa in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Sept….

Follansbee Recovering from July Flood

Photo Courtesy of Craig Howell, Weirton Daily Times Mud cakes the streets of Follansbee following severe flooding July 30. By Colleen Rowan FOLLANSBEE—The city of Follansbee is recovering from flash-flooding…

Celebrating our Jubilarians

Check out our latest issue to see the special supplement honoring our priests and religious celebrating their jubilees

St. Joseph’s, Martinsburg, Parishioner Elected as One of Nine National Directors of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas

Courtesy Photo Carol Bogacz processes at the end of Mass at St. Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh after being installed as one of nine national directors of the Catholic Daughters of…