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To better know, love, and serve God.

Mass Schedule


  • Saturday Vigil: 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 8:30am, 11:00am

Week Day

  • Monday-Friday: 8:30am
  • Wednesday: 7:00pm
  • First Friday: 7:00pm
  • First Saturday: 8:30am

Please see the bulletin for daily Mass times.


News & Events

Plaudits from Father Paul

Plaudits from Father Paul

Thanks to the volunteers who did a great job chaperoning our Oct. 8, Youth Lock-in: Lisa Figueroa, David Warvel, Allison Gill, Mike and Heather Fama, EJ Salon, Jen Christiansen, Zulma Sebastian, Bear Genung, and Mark Miscoe.

Thanks to […]

Fr. Paul’s Prayer Workshops/Fr. Greg Lyttle’s Talk

held in DeSales Hall both day and night
Part I — Prayer and How to Pray
9am Oct. 20  —  7pm   Oct. 17
Part II — Difficuties and Distractions
9am Oct. 27  —  7pm   Oct. 27
Part III — Lectio Divina: A […]

Will Awareness Workshop

November 6 at 2pm DeSales Hall

About 7 out of 10 people die without a will allowing the State of West Virginia to decide for you. A Will must be evaluated as changes in one’s life take place and as tax […]

From Fr. Paul’s Desk

Homily – October 9, 2016 (CLICK for full text)

Homily for October 9, 2016

An old story tells of a little boy who fell off a pier into deep ocean water. An older sailor, heedless of the great danger to himself, dove into the stormy water, struggled with the boy, and finally, exhausted, brought him to safety. Two days later the boy’s mother came with him to the same pier, seeking the sailor who rescued her son. Finding him, she asked, “You dove into the ocean to bring my boy out?” “I did,” he replied. The mother quickly demanded, “Then where’s his hat?”

It is a favorite and frequent Thanksgiving day […]

Homily from Sunday, October 2 (CLICK HERE FOR FULL TEXT)

A young man approached a holy monk with this request: “Please, show me how I can find God.”  “How great is this desire of yours,” asked the saintly man. “More than anything in the world,” came the reply.  The hermit took his visitor down to the shore of a nearby lake and they waded into the water until it was up to their necks.  Then the holy man put his hand on the other’s head and pushed him under water.  The young man struggled desperately, but the monk did not release him until he was about to drown.  When they […]

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Daily Readings

Reading 1 Eph 4:7-16 Brothers and sisters:Grace was given to each of usaccording to the measure of C [...]

Reading 1 Eph 4:1-6 Brothers and sisters:I, a prisoner for the Lord,urge you to live in a manner wor [...]

Reading 1 Eph 3:14-21 Brothers and sisters:I kneel before the Father,from whom every family in heave [...]

Reading 1 Eph 3:2-12 Brothers and sisters:You have heard of the stewardship of God’s gracethat was g [...]

Reading 1 2 Tm 4:10-17b Beloved:Demas, enamored of the present world,deserted me and went to Thessal [...]

Year of Mercy Weekly Challenge

Is there any little thing you can do to heal a person’s wounds?

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Instructions in the Faith

Begins in September and continues to Pentecost.

Pre-evangelizations period June to September.

Sr. Janice Rospert, OSF @ 304-255-4694 or Parish Office @ 304-253-3695

RCIA Sessions

Every Tuesday night 6:30pm – 8:30pm in the Parish Hall.