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Catholic Schools Closed, Public Masses Suspended amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Private Celebrations of Mass are being Livestreamed on Diocese’s Website By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Catholic schools are closed and public celebration of Mass in the diocese…

Messages from Bishop Brennan

March 17, 2020 Hello to all of you. We are in a period of great concern and uncertainty over the impact of the novel coronavirus in West Virginia and throughout…

Charity in Action Awards bestowed

WHEELING—Catholic Charities West Virginia honored the recipients of its 2020 Charity in Action Award on March 7 at the 10th Annual Shining a Light on Hope Gala in Wheeling. Those…

A Message from Bishop Brennan

Friday, March 13, 2020 Hello, my brothers and sisters. I’m Bishop Mark Brennan of the Wheeling-Charleston Catholic Diocese.  I wish to speak with you about the current Corona Virus outbreak…

Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion Celebrated across the Diocese

After declaring them members of the elect, Bishop Mark Brennan joins in applause for catechumens at the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at the Cathedral of St….

Faithful Invited to Join in Celebration of Faith under Patronage of St. Joseph

By Colleen Rowan West Virginia’s Catholic faithful are invited to join together March 19 to celebrate their faith on the Solemnity of St. Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary….

Joyce Bibey Photo Sister Jennifer Berridge stands outside Mount St. Joseph, the home of the Congregation of St. Joseph in Wheeling. By Joyce Bibey Sometimes the plan God has for…

Pro-Life Rally at State Capitol Gives Voice to the Voiceless

Courtesy photo At the Pro-Life Rally at the State Capitol in Charleston Feb. 24, Bishop Mark Brennan gathers with Tom Linder of St. Monica Parish in Lubeck, Leo Walters and Katie…

Volunteers Pack 80,000 Meals in One Day for Cross Catholic Outreach

Courtesy Photo Volunteers pack food for Cross Catholic Outreach at Our Lady of Peace School in Wheeling Feb. 29. WHEELING—Knights of Columbus Carroll Council 504 in partnership with local parishes…

Catholic School Students offer Lenten Reflection

All seven Catholic schools in the Northern Panhandle joined voices March 1 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling for “Lord, let me walk,” a one-hour journey of prayer,…