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Charleston Knights Report Successful Fraternal Year in Spite of Difficulties

CHARLESTON—In spite of the difficulties of Covid-19, the Knights of Columbus St. Michael the Archangel Council 12630 have had a successful Fraternal Year. Council officials said that with the help…

Basilica Gift Shop is Open Once Again

CHARLESTON—The Gift Shop at the Basilica of the Co-Cathe- dral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston is open once again after Mass. “We have gift items for first Communion and…

Huntington Prayer Breakfast Will Feature Seminarian Ryan Budd’s Talk on St. Joseph

By Colleen Rowan HUNTINGTON—On July 17, a St. Joseph Prayer Breakfast will be held in Huntington with hopes of many more to come. Organizers said the gathering will be “a…

Society of St. Vincent de Paul USA Helps in Disaster Recovery Effort in Southern West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA—West Virginia has secured federal funding in response to the severe weather experienced in the southern region earlier this year. Gov. Jim Justice requested a federal disaster declaration from…

Award-Winning Rose Window Afghan Raffle Will Help Fund Paving of Parish Parking Lot

CHESTER—The Sacred Heart Ladies Guild is raffling off an award-winning Rose Window Afghan, hand-crafted by parishioner Norma Harlan. Proceeds will be used to help fund the paving of the parish’s…

CONFIRMATION SCHEDULE

Fall 2021 Bishop Mark E. Brennan, Celebrant Sunday, August 29, 2021: Sacred Heart Parish, Bluefield, 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 7, 2021: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Stonewood, 6:00 p.m….

Rosary to Our Lady of Fatima to be Held in Nutter Fort Park

CLARKSBURG—Make a sacrifice to Our Lady of Fatima by joining in praying the Rosary on Tuesday, July 13 at noon at Nutter Fort Park, Clarksburg. All are invited to join….

Wheeling University Recognized as Best Small College in West Virginia by AcademicInfluence.com

WHEELING—AcademicInfluence.com identified 20 institutions of higher education in West Virginia, with 13 meeting the service’s criteria. Wheeling University was scored the eighth best overall in West Virginia Best Colleges ranking,…

W.Va. Institute for Spirituality Presents ‘The Wisdom Jesus’ Zoom Book Study

CHARLESTON—“The Wisdom Jesus” Book Study is a six-week guided book study via Zoom. “You are invited to participate in a guided book group exploring The Wisdom Jesus by Cynthia Bourgeault…

Obituary—Sister Dolores Marie Schmidt, OSF (formerly Sister M. Constance)

Sister Dolores Marie Schmidt, OSF (formerly Sister M. Constance) was born April 11, 1925 in Buffalo, N.Y. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Amelia (Kauer) Schmidt. Sister…