Please help us support the seminarians who are training to serve the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston by writing letters of encouragement. The following seminarians may be reached at: Mount St. Mary’s Seminary16300 Old Emmitsburg RoadEmmitsburg, MD 21727 Rev. Mr. Phillip SzaboRyan Budd, 4th TheologyJohn Soplinski, 2nd Pre-TheologyTyler Boyd, 1st Pre-Theology Jacob Dye (1st year college) may … Continue reading Supporting our seminarians
For an article on the Bransfield statement which includes comments by the international head of our lay apostolate see here. For a couple of responses by priests in our Diocese, see here and here (beginning at 11:30).
A few days ago Michael Bransfield issued a statement about the scandal that he has caused in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, and Bishop Brennan released a letter providing some clarifications. These developments provide an opportunity to reflect on the state of our Diocese and what work remains to be done to ensure that it continues … Continue reading Bransfield’s false apology and the state of our Diocese
The Lay Witness newsletter is a quarterly publication of Catholics United for the Faith intended to assist in the formation of the laity; to examine, in the light of the official teachings of the Church, important issues of concern to Catholics; and to help direct and coordinate the efforts of members in carrying on their … Continue reading Recent issues of Lay Witness
The Apostolic Penitentiary has recently issued a decree granting a Plenary Indulgence "to the faithful suffering from Coronavirus, who are subject to quarantine by order of the health authority in hospitals or in their own homes if, with a spirit detached from any sin, they unite spiritually through the media to the celebration of Holy … Continue reading Special Indulgences during pandemic
We invite you to join the St John Henry Newman Chapter of Catholics United for the Faith. CUF is an international lay apostolate founded in 1968 to support, defend, and advance the efforts of the teaching Church (for more information, see https://cuf.org/). Lay Catholics from across our Diocese recently formed the St John Henry Newman … Continue reading Invitation to join our chapter