Category Archives: Featured

Daily Living Returns to the Eastern Panhandle

Father Chapin Engler is pictured in the May 31 episode of Daily Living. By Colleen Rowan After a long hiatus, Father Chapin Engler’s Daily Living has returned to the Eastern…

PCHS Students Helping to Equip Those on Pandemic’s Frontlines with Face Masks and Shields

Courtesy Photo Siblings and Parkersburg Catholic High School students Helena and Paul Teltscher show the face masks and shields they have been making at their home for those working on…

Szabo to be Ordained Deacon

By Colleen Rowan CHARLES TOWN—Seminarian Phillip Szabo will be ordained a transitional deacon by Bishop Mark Brennan at 11 a.m. May 30 at St. James the Greater Parish in Charles…

A Hug for Our Lady

Courtesy Photo Little Adyson Toler gives the statue of the Blessed Mother a big hug at St. Matthew Church in Ravenswood on May 2. That day, she gave Our Lady…

One Mission One Day Raises More Than $229,000 for Catholic Schools

Courtesy Photo A student from St. Joseph Catholic School shows his appreciation for all who supported One Mission One Day.   By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—One Mission One Day to…

Bishop Blesses Employees at Riesbeck’s

The Catholic Spirit Photo Bishop Mark Brennan blesses employees of Riesbeck’s Food Markets in Wheeling May 1. The day before, he blessed healthcare workers at Wheeling Hospital. By Colleen Rowan…

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…