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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

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…