Monthly Archives: June 2014

Bluefield Parish to hold Monthly Masses with Anointing & Healing Prayer

BLUEFIELD—Each first Wednesday of the month, Sacred Heart Parish in Bluefield will have a Mass with anointing and healing prayer at 6:30 p.m. The Mass is for everyone, but especially…

New Knights of Columbus Council formed in Spencer

SPENCER—The West Virginia Knights of Columbus has a new council—Holy Redeemer Council No. 15886  in Spencer. The new council is led by Grand Knight Don Williams with Paul Williams serving…

Wheeling Jesuit University Conducts Anti-Bullying Seminar

WEIRTON—Students from Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) traveled to St. Paul Catholic School in Weirton May 6 to present an anti-bullying program, sponsored by State Farm Insurance. The grant helps to…

Summers County Catholics Invited to Harvest a Difference in Their Communities

SUMMERS COUNTY—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) Southern Region Office invites the faithful of Summers County to have their garden harvest make a difference. The organization  is inviting Summers County residents…

Students Earn Honors from Catholic Daughters of the Americas

WEIRTON—Six students from Weirton Catholic schools have received awards at the state level for the Catholic Daughters of the Americas National Education Contest. Alan Alimario, Emily Pietranton and Alisandra Welch…

Parishes Celebrate Baccalaureate Masses for Graduates

Courtesy Photo Across the diocese, parishes and missions celebrated baccalaureate Masses for their high school and college graduates. Assumption Parish in Keyser held a special Mass honoring its parishioners graduating…

Patrick Hart Awarded West Virginia Knights of Columbus Scholarship

By Tim Bishop CHARLESTON—The West Virginia Knights of Columbus Scholarship Foundation has announced its 2014 award winner. Patrick A. Hart from Charleston Catholic High School (CCHS) in Charleston will receive…

The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Training to be Offered

LEWISBURG—The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) Level I Training Course is set to begin July 21 at St. Louis king of France Church in Lewisburg. The program will run…

Principal at Charleston Catholic High School to Retire after 28 Years of Service

By Martina Hart CHARLESTON—After 28 years of service as principal of Charleston Catholic High School, Debra K. Sullivan is retiring at the end of this school year. “I could never,…

A Bright Future—Valedictorians of Diocese’s Catholic High Schools Embody Excellence of Catholic Education

The valedictorians of the class of 2014 of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s seven Catholic high schools show what makes Catholic schools institutions of academic excellence rooted in the Catholic faith….