Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pallottine Sisters Honored in Logan

Sculpture Depicting the Sisters’ Ministry Dedicated at St. Francis of Assisi Church Courtesy Photo Pictured in front of the sculpture are, from left, Sister Diane Bushee; Sister Gail Borgmeyer, SAC,…

CCUSA Awards Grant to CCWVa’s Mentoring Program in McDowell Co.

By Colleen Rowan WELCH—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) is launching a new mentoring program for at-risk youth in McDowell County with help from a grant awarded by Catholic Charities USA….

St. Vincent de Paul Students Collect 1.5 Tons of Food for the Less Fortunate

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Students, teachers and parents from St. Vincent de Paul Parish School in Wheeling joined together Sept. 28 for a food drive to aide the Catholic Charities Neighborhood…

St. Francis de Sales Parish, Beckley, Hosts Youth Camp

By Bobbie Brown Showalter BECKLEY—Aug. 17-18 was a significant date at St. Francis de Sales Parish in Beckley; it marked the first Couples For Christ Youth camp (CFC-Y).  This spiritual…

St. Francis Central Students Pray for Peace around the World

MORGANTOWN—Students at St. Francis de Sales Central Catholic School in Morgantown celebrated International Day of Peace. On Sept. 19, the school held a day of worship, prayer and spiritual reflection….

Senior High Youth Conference Features Tony Melendez

HUTTONSVILLE—A total of 81 young Catholics from across the diocese convened in Huttonsville for the diocese’s annual Senior High Youth Conference. The conference was held Sept. 28-29 with the theme…

Seven Diocesan Catholic High School Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

By Martina Hart WEST VIRGINIA—Seven seniors attending Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston were recently named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. They are Charleston Catholic High School seniors Dawna…

Diocesan Chief Financial Officer Named to National Board

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Diocesan Chief Financial Officer William Fisher has been named to the board of directors for the Diocesan Fiscal Management Conference (DFMC). The DFMC is comprised of members…

Diocese to Present Free Retreat and Workshop for Those in Parish Music Ministry

By Colleen Rowan SOUTH CHARLESTON—The diocese is inviting those involved in parish music ministry—choir directors, musicians and cantors—to a free retreat and workshop this fall. The gathering will be held…

CCWVa Eastern Region Opens Family Resource Center in Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) Eastern Region is pleased to announce the launch of the Catholic Charities Family Resource Center (FRC) in Martinsburg. Located at the CCWVa Eastern Regional office…