Monthly Archives: May 2014

Award Recognizes Rev. Mr. Gary Lane’s Life of Service

By Lynne Snyder HAZELTON—The late Rev. Mr. Gary Lane was among 20 volunteers honored at the seventh annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet at the Federal Correction Complex in Hazelton April 29….

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Catholic School Students Have Great Success at Regional Science Fair Courtesy Photo Pictured are students, from left, Daniel O’Leary, St. Michael Parish School in Wheeling; Daisy Reasbeck, St. Vincent de…

Mass for Saints John XXIII and John PauI II Celebrated in Charleston

By Martina Hart CHARLESTON—Faithful from various parishes filled the chapel at the Saint John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston April 27 to celebrate the canonization earlier that day of Pope…

New Parish Center Opens at Immaculate Conception Parish in Clarksburg

By Tim Bishop CLARKSBURG—Parishioners at Immaculate Conception Parish in Clarksburg have a new parish center thanks to a lot of hard work and years of planning. Immaculate Conception pastor, Father…

New Program Brings Missionaries to Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville

College Students from across the Country will Expand Programs at Camp Bosco and in Parishes Statewide By Tim Bishop HUTTONSVILLE—A new missionary outreach program from the diocesan Office of Youth…

Pilgrimage of Prayer Held in Charleston

By Martina Hart CHARLESTON—Parishioners from the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston participated in a Pilgrimage of Prayer April 27 to show solidarity with Pope Francis…

Ss. Peter and Paul School in Oak Hill Celebrates 100th Anniversary

By Martina Hart OAK HILL—Saints Peter and Paul School in Oak Hill marked its 100th anniversary with a gala dinner at the Tamarack Conference Center near Beckley April 5. The…

Volunteers Honored by Catholic Charities West Virginia

By Lynne Snyder ELIZABETH—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) volunteers, from six food pantry counties, attended a luncheon in their honor on April 30. The volunteers were welcomed by Parkersburg Region…

2014 Catholic Sharing Appeal Kicks Off

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—The 2014 Catholic Sharing Appeal (CSA) has kicked off with a $1.55 million goal, giving the faithful the opportunity to support the diocese’s ministries and programs as…

Young Adults Have Opportunity to Attend World Youth Day 2016 in Poland

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Young adults from throughout the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston will have the opportunity to celebrate World Youth Day (WYD) 2016 in Krakow, Poland. Bob Perron, executive director of…