Category Archives: News

Buckhannon Parish Says Goodbye to Styrofoam 

BUCKHANNON—“Pope Francis has expressed deep concern for God’s creation and has invited us to do the same. God has given us a beautiful world, the Pope tells us, and it’s…

Our Lady of Peace School Steps Up Safety

WHEELING — Our Lady of Peace School in Wheeling is stepping up school safety and security efforts, because “keeping children safe while they are in our care is a top…

Wheeling University Announces Reinstatement of Several Academic and Athletic Programs, Adds New Online Programs

WHEELING—Wheeling University has announced plans to reinstate several academic and athletic programs that had been temporarily eliminated from their club and course offerings last March. Beginning in January of 2020,…

Holy Rosary Mission to Host Second Annual Feast Day Celebration

SISTERSVILLE—Holy Rosary Mission in Sistersville will be hosting its second annual patronal feast day celebration – Our Lady of the Rosary – on Sunday, Oct. 6 to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary….

Basilica Co-Cathedral to Hold Rosary Rally

PARKERSBURG—The Catholic churches of the Mid–Ohio Valley along with the Knights of Columbus would like to extend an invitation to join together for the fifth annual area Rosary Rally. The…

St. Joseph’s of Proctor to Hold Homecoming

PROCTOR—St. Joseph Church in Proctor will be having its Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 13. Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. with a dinner following at St. Joseph Hall. Tickets are available for…

Shepherdstown Catholics will ‘Walk for the Poor’

SHEPHERDSTOWN—St. Agnes Conference of the St. Vincent Paul Society (SVDP) will host its sixth annual “Walk for the Poor” on Sunday, Oct. 6. The walk will begin at 1 p.m….

Important Message from Bishop Mark Brennan

My Dear Friends in Christ, First, I want to express my deepest gratitude for the warmth of your welcome, your kind and thoughtful words and gestures of support and assurance…

Bishop Brennan’s Homily

Installation Mass, St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Wheeling, August 22, 2019 A people walked in darkness and dwelt in the land of gloom. Those words of Isaiah, referring to enemy armies oppressing the kingdom of…

Msgr. Ostrowski Appointed Vicar General

WHEELING—Bishop Mark E. Brennan has announced the appointment of Monsignor Eugene S. Ostrowski as vicar general and moderator of the curia of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, effective September 3, 2019….