Monthly Archives: June 2008

Young Catholics Put Faith into Action during Spring Break

 By John W. Yaquinta WEST VIRGINIA— When most college students think of spring break, they think of a week of relaxation, possibly a trip to the beach. But for many…

Third Annual International Mining Health & Safety Symposium to be Held in Salt Lake City

 WHEELING— Working to ensure coal miner safety and providing cutting-edge equipment for those working beneath the earth’s surface is the focus of the third annual International Mining Health & Safety…

EWTN to Debut New Series for Kids

IRONDALE, Ala.— Eternal World Television Network (EWTN) has commissioned a series of programs about parables for children using original songs, animal and “human” puppets, animation and actors to convey the…

Wheeling Hospital

By D.F. Kratzer WHEELING—Representatives of Wheeling Hospital announced at a June 4 press conference that the hospital’s Comprehensive Cancer Program received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of…

Knights

By Colleen Rowan NEW HAVEN, Conn.—Most Americans have a positive impression of Pope Benedict XVI’s trip to the U.S. in April and many say they have a more positive impression…

Scholarship Established in Memory of Father Schiffer

By D.F. Kratzer WEIRTON—In memory of Father Thomas E. Schiffer, who passed away April 30, St. Paul School in Weirton has established the Father Tom Scholarship Fund. The scholarship, honoring…

Catholic High School Graduates Obtain More Than $14.5 Million in Scholarships

Bobbie Brown Showalter Photo Gov. Joe Manchin presents Parkersburg Catholic High School graduating senior Katlyn McCollum with the Promise Scholarship at the school’s commencement May 21.   WEST VIRGINIA—As members…

Gabriel Project of West Virginia Expands to Bancroft and Clendenin

By Martina Hart WEST VIRGINIA—The Women’s Guild of St. Patrick Mission in Bancroft always worked together in friendship and harmony. Late last year they decided to share their fellowship with…