Monthly Archives: July 2014

Wheeling Hospital, Diocese Host End-of-Life Seminar

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Clergy, religious and pastoral care professionals of all denominations attended a seminar held at Wheeling Hospital July 9 to address how to provide the special support needed…

Cultivating Faith in the Heart of the Mountains

By Tim Bishop HUTTONSVILLE—Nestled in the mountains of Huttonsville, Camp Bosco offers Catholic youth from throughout the state a wonderful outdoor experience where they are challenged both physically and spiritually…

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Summer Mission Program Kicks Off in Preston County PRESTON COUNTY—The Catholic churches in Preston County (St. Sebastian Parish in Kingwood, St. Zita Parish in Masontown and St. Edward the Confessor…

Answering God’s Call—Sarah Riffon of Morgantown Reflects on Vocation to Religious Life

By Colleen Rowan “I felt this tugging at my heart and felt God saying, ‘This could be you,’” 20-year-old Sarah Riffon of Morgantown said as she recalled the moment she…

‘Saints Alive!’

Courtesy Photo Children at All Saints Parish in Bridgeport enjoy Saints Alive! Vacation Bible School, where they learned about the lives and virtues of saints through crafts, games, music, food…

Video Catechism Wins Prestigious ‘Telly’ Award

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—The Video Catechism for Teens (VCat) program, sponsored by the diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry is now an award winning series. The VCat installment…

Quo Vadis Camp Helps Young Men Consider the Priesthood

By Tim Bishop HUTTONSVILLE—This year’s Quo Vadis Camp hosted 36 middle school-age boys interested in exploring the priesthood June 23-26 at the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center and Camp Bosco in…

Mission Possible Retreat to be Held in Washington

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—High school men who want to deepen their faith and discern God’s call in their lives are invited to the Mission Possible retreat to be held July…

First Lutheran-Anglican-Roman Catholic-United Methodist (LARCUM) Conference to be Held in Charleston

CHARLESTON—Clergy, religious and laity are invited to attend the first annual Lutheran-Anglican-Roman Catholic-United Methodist (LARCUM) Conference Aug. 4-6 at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston. Building on the 30-year…

Catholic Charismatic Conference to be Held in Charleston

CHARLESTON—Robert Canton, a California-based lay evangelist and minister of healing prayer, will lead a weekend of teaching and spiritual renewal at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston Aug. 8-10….