Monthly Archives: September 2008

Diocese Celebrates Life, Episcopacy of Bishop Schmitt

Fellow Bishops, Priests, Faithful Gather in Celebration of Bishop Schmitt

Initiative Encourages Sharing of Time and Talents

 By D.F. Kratzer WEST VIRGINIA— In an effort to increase participation in ministry, the diocesan Office of Stewardship and Development has kicked off the Parish Stewardship Initiative. More than 30…

Catholic Conference, Justice and Life Office Working to Provide Faithful with Resources on Issues

 By D.F. Kratzer WEST VIRGINIA— The diocesan Justice and Life Office and the Catholic Conference of West Virginia (CCWV) are working to provide West Virginia Catholics with information and resources…

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA— The “Daily Living with Father Chapin” television show has gone statewide with host Father Chapin Engler, associate pastor of St. Francis de Sales Parish in…

Wheeling Jesuit University Opens Charleston Center for Professional and Graduate Studies

By Martina Hart CHARLESTON— Flanked by school officials and community members, Jesuit Father Julio Giulietti, president of Wheeling Jesuit University, cut the ribbon to officially open the school’s Center for…

Book Recalls Tragedy of Monongah Mine Disaster

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING— At Mt. Calvary Cemetery in the small town of Monongah lies a simple lot of graves, some marked and others unknown. It is the final resting…

Scriptures to be Proclaimed in Various Languages at Co-Cathedral during World Synod of Bishops

By Martina Hart CHARLESTON— The Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart is inviting volunteers from the parish and the community to read aloud a selection from Scriptures in various languages on…

New Library Dedicated at St. James Parish in Charles Town

 By John Bagladi CHARLES TOWN— The new library at St. James Parish in Charles Town was dedicated Sept. 6 in memory of Sister Carolyn Ackerman, pastoral associate, who died of…

Enhancement of Curriculum Major Focus in New

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING— “If we’re going to move Catholic school education in the right direction we have to enhance it, strengthen it and make it meaningful for the time…