Monthly Archives: July 2015

Scholarships Aimed at Promoting Catholic Education in Charleston

By Martina Hart CHARLESTON—Sacred Heart Grade School established two scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each for graduating fifth graders towards their sixth grade tuition at Charleston Catholic High School….

Father Leroy O. Beyer

Father Leroy O. Beyer Father Leroy O. Beyer, 87, Hollidaysburg, Pa., formerly of New Germany, Pa., died June 29, 2015, at Garvey Manor, Pa. He was born Dec. 2, 1927,…

Sister Mary Regina Pascucci, SAC

Sister Mary Regina Pascucci, SAC Sister Mary Regina Pascucci, SAC, (Frances Carol) a member of the Pallottine Missionary Sisters, died suddenly on June 27, 2015, at the age of 75,…

Sister Veronica Baumgartner, CSJ

Sister Veronica Baumgartner, CSJ Sister Veronica Baumgartner, CSJ, 76, a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph, entered into eternal life on June 24, 2015, at Mount St. Joseph, Wheeling….

New Program Focuses on Special Needs Education

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston now have access to funding to be used to afford children with special needs the opportunity to receive a Catholic…

‘Faith and Fellowship’—New Group Established for Young Adult Catholics in the Clarksburg-Fairmont Area

By Colleen Rowan PHILIPPI—Twenty six-year-old Sarah Hoxie of Philippi wants to connect with fellow Catholics her age. Recently, she has started WV Catholic Young Adults for the Clarksburg Vicariate and…

Good Shepherd Introduces New Options in Senior Living

WHEELING—Moving a family member into a nursing home can be one of the hardest decisions anyone can face. Good Shepherd Nursing Home has achieved a way to help families when…

Graduates of Diocese’s Catholic High Schools Offered More Than $19 Million in Scholarships

WEST VIRGINIA—Members of the 2015 graduating classes of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s seven Catholic high schools across West Virginia were collectively offered more than $19 million in scholarships. The newly…

Sheila Blackmore Named Principal of All Saints Catholic School

MOUNDSVILLE—Sheila M. Blackmore has been named principal of All Saints Catholic School in Marshall County, according to Dr. Vincent de Paul Schmidt, superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of…

‘Manus Christi’ Underway at Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville Program Brings Hands of Christ to Less Fortunate

By Tim Bishop HUTTONSVILLE—Manus Christi, a service and mission program being offered through the diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, is underway at the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center…