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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…

Father Matheny Donates Game Show Winnings to His Alma Mater, St. Francis of Assisi in St. Albans

Courtesy Photo With the $120,000 check Father Bill Matheny, second from left, presented to his alma mater, St. Francis of Assisi School in St. Albans, are: Bob Matheny, Father Matheny’s…

Advent

John Sherwood Photo Father John Ledford blesses the Advent wreath at St. James Parish in Charles Town. With him is Rev. Mr. James Munuhe.

Race for Education

John Sherwood Photo Children in kindergarten through second grade at St. Joseph School in Martinsburg proudly show off their punch cards that were used to tally the number of laps completed as…

Catholic Charities West Virginia Opens New Center for Community Learning and Advancement in Huntington

Gregory Hart Photo Mark Sliter, executive director of Catholic Charities West Virginia, third from left, and officials of the Center for Community Learning and Advancement in Huntington cut the ribbon…

Basilica Celebrates Sesquicentennial

See full coverage in the Nov. 4 issue of The Catholic Spirit of the sesquicentennial celebration of the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston. (Martina Hart…

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….