Supporting our 2022-23 seminarians

Please help us support the seminarians who are training to serve the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston by writing letters of encouragement. We have three sets of seminarians studying at different locations, as follows. 1. The following six seminarians may be reached at: Mount St. Mary’s Seminary16300 Old Emmitsburg RoadEmmitsburg, MD 21727 Nathan Schmidt, 1st Pre-TheologyMichael Tupta, … Continue reading Supporting our 2022-23 seminarians

The Social Doctrine of the Church

In recent years, we have been reading and hearing ever more frequently about ‘social justice’.  Less frequently is the term defined, or its underlying assumptions identified.  Occasionally, however, discussions about ‘social justice’ do reveal some of the ideological commitments of its proponents – and these commitments are often profoundly opposed to Church teaching.  In our … Continue reading The Social Doctrine of the Church

Supporting our seminarians

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 Dominic Re, 1st Pre-TheologyBryan Tedeschi, 1st Pre-TheologyTyler Boyd, 2nd Pre-TheologyJohn Soplinski, 2nd Theology Joe Derico (1st year college) may … Continue reading Supporting our seminarians

Bransfield’s false apology and the state of our Diocese

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