Monthly Archives: August 2008

Theological College Professor to Give Presentation on Mary at Diocesan Pilgrimage

WHEELING— Father David D. Thayer, SS, S.T.L., Ph.D., a professor at Theological College, a national seminary of The Catholic University of America in Washington, will present “Mary Model of the…

Faithful Gather for Vigil on Feast of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Joan McAteer Photo Following Mass on the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Aug. 15, members of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston and Msgr….

Pilgrimage to National Shrine Will Gather Faithful in Prayer, Fellowship

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA— For Carlee Dittmar, a member of the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling, the diocesan pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the…

Bishop Emeritus Schmitt Honored for Commitment to Youth, Families

By D.F. Kratzer WHEELING— For his stalwart dedication to young people and families in the Wheeling area, Bishop Emeritus Bernard W. Schmitt was presented the Dr. Lee Jones Patron of…

New Director Appointed for Weston Region of CCWVa

By Joan McAteer WESTON— Cindy Hammer of St. Brendan Parish in Elkins is leading outreach efforts as the newly appointed Weston Regional director for Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa). “Catholic…

Diocesan Organist Wins International Improvisation Competition

By D.F. Kratzer WHEELING— Luke Mayernik, diocesan organist at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling, won the improvisation competition at the Royal Canadian College of Organists Organ Festival in…

Thirty-Fourth Annual West Virginia Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference Gathers Faithful in Charl

By Joan McAteer CHARLESTON— The 34th annual West Virginia Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference, addressing the theme “Healing in Word and in Deed,” gathered faithful at Blessed John XXIII Pastoral Center…

Diocesan Youth Participate in Music Ministry Alive! with David Haas

By Martina Hart WEIRTON— Parishioners from various parts of the diocese participated in the 10th annual Music Ministry Alive! program at the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minn.,…

Spirituality and Mental Health Workshop to be Held at Wheeling Hospital

  WHEELING— Upper Ohio Valley Health Ministries will hold a workshop on spirituality and mental health for church leaders, social workers, counselors and others Sept. 10 from 6 to 9…

Joy of World Youth Day Will Last a Lifetime

Courtesy Photo Young people from across the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston gather with young women from Vietnam on the Sydney 2000 during the opening of World Youth Day in Sydney, Australia….