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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….

Month of the Rosary

Gregory Hart Photo Faithful at St. Joseph Church in Huntington pray the rosary during the parish’s rosary rally Oct. 2. The church was filled for the gathering. October is the…

Fr. Matheny to Donate Portion of $250,000 Game Show Winnings to St. Francis School, St. Albans

Jacob Kepler, Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution Father William K. Matheny, Jr., associate pastor of All Saints Parish in Bridgeport, is pictured on the game show “Who Wants To…

St. Teresa of Kolkata will always be ‘Mother’ Teresa, pope says

Missionaries of Charity nuns present a relic of St. Teresa of Kolkata as Pope Francis celebrates the canonization Mass of Mother Teresa in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Sept….

Celebrating our Jubilarians

Check out our latest issue to see the special supplement honoring our priests and religious celebrating their jubilees

St. Joseph’s, Martinsburg, Parishioner Elected as One of Nine National Directors of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas

Courtesy Photo Carol Bogacz processes at the end of Mass at St. Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh after being installed as one of nine national directors of the Catholic Daughters of…

Diocesan Youth Celebrate World Youth Day in Poland

Courtesy Photo Father R. Eric Hall, IV, joins youth at a rally at the Tauron Arena in Krakow. By Tim Bishop Nearly 30 youth from around the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston…

Road to Recovery

Martina Hart Photo A memorial to victims of the June floods stands on what is left of the foundation of a house in White Sulphur Springs. The floods devastated communities…

Volunteers Rally in West Virginia’s Flood-Devastated Communities

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—Volunteers have rallied in West Virginia communities devastated by last month’s historic floods which left 23 people dead. Elkview, Richwood, White Sulphur Springs and their surrounding…