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A Report from Catholic Charities W.Va. on Flood Recovery

By Catholic Charities West Virginia Over the past year, West Virginians have come together to rebuild in the aftermath of the deadly, historic flooding of June 2016. From day one,…

St. Anthony’s Celebrates 100 Years in Ridgeley

St. Anthony of Padua Church in Ridgeley marked its centennial with a nine-day Novena to St. Anthony, and a special patron saint feast day Mass. Father Michael Lecias, pastor of…

Father Josh Stevens Made Captain in Air National Guard in Charleston

Courtesy Photo At a ceremony at the Air National Guard base in Charleston, Father Josh Stevens, center, is made a captain. Chaplains pinning the new rank on to Father Steven’s…

A Big Day for Our Little Catholics

John Sherwood Photo Children ready to receive their first holy Communion at St. James the Greater Parish in Charles Town line up for the procession at the beginning of Mass…

100th Anniversary of Fatima Marian Apparitions

The Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston held a procession for the 100th Anniversary of Fatima Marian Apparitions. Courtesy Photo

Colleen Rowan Photo Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk, J.V., rector of the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling, baptizes Elizabeth Reinhardt at the Easter Vigil at the Cathedral of St. Joseph.

Easter Vigil with a Beautiful Morgantown Sunset

A colorful Morgantown sunset gave the blessing of the Easter fire a beautiful background at the Easter Vigil at St. Francis de Sales Parish. As his parishioners look on, Msgr….

Historic Catholic Church on Monroe County Tour

Courtesy Photo St. John the Evangelist Chapel, Sweet Springs St. John the Evangelist Chapel, the oldest standing Catholic church in West Virginia, will be part of the Monroe County Historical…

Father Antwi Returning to Ghana to Teach in Seminary

Father Eric Antwi is pictured in front of Sacred Heart Church in Chester. He Returning to Ghana to Teach in Seminary. See story in the April 7 issue. Colleen Rowan Photo