Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bischof Wins The Catholic Spirit Spelling Bee

Tim Bishop Photo Pictured are Lillian Bischof of St. Michael Parish School in Wheeling, left, who placed first in The Catholic Spirit Spelling Bee, and Madison Morgan of Steenrod Elementary…

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Beckley By Colleen Rowan St. Francis de Sales Parish in Beckley will have first Communion May 3 at the 5 p.m. Mass. … St. John the Evangelist Parish in Summersville…

Founder of JustFaith Ministries, Jack Jezreel, to be Keynote Speaker at Social Ministries Conference on Poverty in June

CHARLESTON—The second annual Social Ministries Conference on Poverty: Faith, Hope, Love—Becoming the Church of the Poor, held by the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Office of Social Ministries and Catholic Charities West…

Fairmont Youth Present Living Stations of the Cross

By Lynne Snyder FAIRMONT—Youth from Immaculate Conception and St. Peter the Fisherman Parishes in Fairmont presented the Living Stations of the Cross at Immaculate Conception Church March 9. Courtesy Photo…

Beautiful Lives of Faith

This passage through Lent brings many spiritual opportunities to all believing Christians and especially to those who are preparing to be received into the Church at Easter. As a Church,…

Lenten Lunch Held at St. Michael Parish in Vienna Benefits Ministerial Association

Courtesy Photo The Vienna Ministerial Association (VMA) held its annual Lenten Lunch at St. Michael Parish in Vienna on Ash Wednesday. The VMA distributed copies of “Seek God for the…

Spaghetti Dinner to Benefit Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center

WHEELING—Wheeling area residents have the chance to get a great meal while helping support a worthy cause March 30 at the 18th annual Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center’s annual Spaghetti Dinner….

New Assistant Director of Vocations Named

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Richard M. Teachout of Wheeling has been named the new assistant director/office manager for the diocesan Office of Vocations. An active member of St. Michael Parish in…

Leaders in Youth Ministry Now, Poised to be Future Leaders in the Diocese

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—“We seek out young people who have natural leadership skills and give them an opportunity and a role to serve the diocese,” Bob Perron, executive director of…

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Knights of Columbus Alleghany Highlands Council Offers Special Dinners during Lent WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS—The annual series of baked and fried tilapia dinners began March 7 at the Parker Community Center…