Monthly Archives: October 2008

Mary

  Mary “Mimi” Casarcia Ceglie, 70, of Follansbee, went home to the Lord on Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, surrounded by her family after a short and courageous battle with cancer….

Serra Club is

Regional Convention Gathers Serrans from 11 States   Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien of Baltimore offers the keynote address at the 2008 Serra USA Great Lakes Regional Convention at Oglebay Resort…

Rosary Rallies Offer Prayers for Vocations, Pro-Life

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA— Prayers for an increase of vocations to the priesthood and religious life, the end of abortion and respect for the sanctity of life were focuses…

Parishes, Schools, Organizations Offer Prayers, Care Packages and Support for Seminarians

By D.F. Kratzer WEST VIRGINIA— Each year, faithful throughout the diocese “adopt a seminarian,” committing their prayers, encouragement and support to the future priests of West Virginia. Through the diocesan…

Catholic Charities West Virginia Employees, Volunteers to Delve into Catholic Social Teaching

 By D.F. Kratzer WEST VIRGINIA— Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) is forming and planning a program, entitled “Our Catholic Identity: Orientation and Formation,” that will delve into Catholic social teaching….

Forum Highlights Wide Range of Health Issues

By Joan McAteer CHARLESTON— Commemorating the second anniversary of “A Church That Heals,” Bishop Michael J. Bransfield’s pastoral letter on health and well-being, the diocesan Office of Health Ministry presented…

Sunday Commemoration of All Souls Presents Catholics with Unique Opportunity, Vicar General Says

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING— The commemoration of All Souls Day, Nov. 2, presents Catholics with a unique opportunity this year, said Very Rev. Jerome McKenna, CP, V.G. For the first…

St. Agnes School Dedicates New Walking Track; Receives More Than $110,000 in Grants for Project

 By Martina Hart CHARLESTON— St. Agnes School in Charleston dedicated the first section of its walking track Oct. 3 after receiving more than $110,000 in grant money to support the…

Martinsburg Vicariate Resource Library Reorganized to Improve Services

KEARNEYSVILLE— The Martinsburg Vicariate Resource Library has recently been reorganized to improve its services to the faithful and is in the process of completing a database listing of available resources….

Technology Remains a Focus in Diocese

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA— Technology continues to be a focus in the diocese’s 32 Catholic schools as the latest tools and training are offered to teachers to foster classrooms…