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Father Gallipeau Taken to Final Rest

Martina Hart Photo Taking Very Rev. Mark Gallipeau, V.F., to his final resting place at St. Brendan Cemetery at St. Brendan Church in Elkins are local Knights of Columbus, Bishop…

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield blesses the faithful at the end of Easter Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling. Colleen Rowan 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…

Chrism Mass in Charleston

Bishop Bransfield celebrates Chrism Mass in Charleston. Martina Hart Photo

Catholic Schools’ Leaders, Students Honored

Bishop Bransfield presented the Bishop’s Cross (a replica of the late Bishop Bernard W. Schmitt’s pectoral cross) to those who have demonstrated, in extraordinary ways, their commitment to the mission…

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

Lenten Pilgrimages Gather Faithful across Diocese

Father Dennis R. Schuelkens, Jr., offers his homily at the Lenten Pilgrimage Mass at Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston. See see story in the April…

Richwood Flood Victims Return Home through Help from Catholic Charities West Virginia

The Ward family is pictured with Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) officials during the welcome party the organization held for the family in February. The home was severely damaged by…