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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…

New St. John Church Near Completion

Colleen Rowan Photo/Courtesy of The Catholic Spirit Construction of the new St. John Church in Benwood, pictured, is almost complete. By Colleen Rowan/Courtesy of The Catholic Spirit BENWOOD—Shortly after fire…

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…

Archbishop Lori Celebrates Red Mass in Wheeling

By Colleen Rowan In his celebration of the annual Red Mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling Jan. 28, Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore encouraged those gathered…

New Wing Being Added to Charleston Catholic High School through Alumna’s $1.5 Million Gift

Courtesy Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield and Colleen Hoyer, principal of Charleston Catholic High School, are pictured during the bishop’s tour of the construction of the school’s new wing Jan….

Archbishop Lori of Baltimore to Celebrate Red Mass in Wheeling

WHEELING—Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore will be the celebrant and homilist for the ninth annual Red Mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling at 6 p.m. Jan….

Bishop Blesses New Renovations at Notre Dame High School, Clarksburg

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield blesses the newly renovated gymnasium at Notre Dame High School in Clarksburg Dec. 16. Colleen Rowan Photo By Colleen Rowan  CLARKSBURG—Just before Christmas, Notre Dame High…