Monthly Archives: February 2014

Cardinal O’Brien Celebrates Red Mass in Wheeling

The following is the homily given by Cardinal Edwin F. O’Brien, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, at the Red Mass at the Cathedral…

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Pro-Life Day & Rally at the Legislature Feb. 11 CHARLESTON—West Virginians for Life will sponsor the annual Pro-Life Day and Rally at the Legislature Feb. 11 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m….

Camp Bosco Opens New Program, The Crew, for 16- and 17-Year-Olds

Program Offers Opportunity to Assist Counselors, Work with Campers and Enjoy Amenities of the Camp Free of Charge By Colleen Rowan HUTTONSVILLE—Young people ages 16- to 17-years-old who love Camp…

Charles Eugene McGinnis, Sr.

Charles Eugene McGinnis, Sr., 73, of Wheeling, died Tuesday, January 21, 2014, in Wheeling Hospital. He was born January 23, 1940, in Wheeling, the son of the late John C….

Catholic Charities West Virginia’s McDowell County Mentoring Program Launches, But is in Need of More Mentors

WELCH—As part of National Mentoring Month, Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) is partnering with Reconnecting McDowell, West Virginia University Extension and McDowell County Public Schools to launch the McDowell County…

Charleston Woman Joining Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration

  Martina Hart Photo Sara Schlies, second from right, is pictured with members of Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration. Schlies will enter the order in Hanceville, Ala., during a postulancy…

Poor, Elderly at Most Risk in Chemical Spill aftermath, Church Officials Say

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—For 72-year-old Ben Dettinger and his wife, Wanda, 70, of Mink Shoals, just north of Charleston, the chemical spill that crippled the water system in West Virginia’s…

St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Wheeling to Host World Marriage Day Celebration

WHEELING—St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Wheeling will hold its 17th annual World Marriage Day celebration Feb. 16. Planning committee member Janet Bole said the theme for this year’s event…

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Beckley   By Colleen Rowan At St. Francis de Sales Parish in Beckley, the RCIA group of inquirers meet Tuesday evenings from 6:45-8 p.m. in De Sales Hall. … Because…

Wheeling Hospital Named One of America’s Top 100 SafeCare Hospitals; Criteria Includes Lowest Rates of Infections

WHEELING—Wheeling Hospital ranks among the safest health care organizations in the nation, according to the SafeCare Group. Among the more than 4,500 acute care organizations in the U.S., only 100…