Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sister M. Celeste (Mary Lee) Lynch, SAC

Sister M. Celeste (Mary Lee) Lynch, SAC, a member of the Pallottine Missionary Sisters, died Sunday, December 2, 2012, at the age of 88, at St. Mary’s Convent Infirmary in…

Sister Anna Veronica (Eleanor) Mooring, PCJ

Sister Anna Veronica (Eleanor) Mooring, P.C.J., 86, died December 10, 2012, at Mohun Health Care Center, Columbus. Sister was born November 12, 1926, in Huntington, to John and Marie (Esque)…

Rev. Roy A. Lombard

Rev. Roy A. Lombard died Nov. 27, 2012, at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, W.Va., at the age of 91. He was born Dec. 1, 1921, in Huntington, and attended St….

Social Ministry Alive in Preston County

By Tim Bishop PRESTON COUNTY—“For me, working with the poor is very important, especially when you are in the middle of one the poorer regions of the state,” Father Arthur…

Salem Youth Chorus to Perform at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—The Salem Youth Chorus, a nationally know youth chorus based in Youngstown, Ohio, will perform a concert as well as sing during Mass at the Cathedral of…

New Knights of Columbus Council Named in Honor of Bishop Schmitt

By John Bagladi Annunciation of Our Lord Parish in Fort Ashby and St. Anthony Parish in Ridgeley received a charter from the Knights of Columbus inaugurating the Bishop Bernard W….

Good Shepherd Nursing Home Earns Perfect Score on Licensing Review

WHEELING—Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Wheeling earned a perfect score last month during its annual licensing survey by the West Virginia Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification (OHFLAC). Inspectors…

CCWVa Hosts Forum on Poverty in Wheeling

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Legislators from throughout the state gathered June 19 for a public forum focusing on affordable housing and the effect of poverty on children. The forum was organized…

Diocese’s First Infertility Retreat Offers Healing and Hope

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—The diocese’s first retreat for married couples experiencing infertility offered a time for healing and hope, said Rebecca Royse, director of Marriage and Family Life for the…

Steak Fry to Benefit Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center in Wheeling

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Three Wheeling area Knights of Columbus councils are joining forces to hold a steak fry to benefit the Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center in Wheeling. The event will…