Monthly Archives: May 2016

Thirteen Permanent Deacons Ordained

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield ordains the 13 permanent deacons at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston May 7. By Tim Bishop “We…

Loaves & Fishes Camp to Mark 30th Anniversary of Serving Children in Need in Summers County

Courtesy Photos—Children of Summers County enjoy the Loaves & Fishes Camp. Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Loaves & Fishes Summer Youth Camp will mark its 30th anniversary in June of providing…

Trece Permanente Diáconos Ordenados

Por Tim Bishop “Estamos dichosos en su continua búsqueda de este gran objetivo y yo le agradecemos por su gran dedicación a estar aquí”, el Obispo Michael J. Bransfield dijo…

Sisters of the Missionary Servants of the Word Mark First Anniversary in Eastern Panhandle

John Sherwood Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield and the Sisters of the Missionary Servants of the Word are pictured with children at St. Joseph Parish in Martinsburg. Also pictured, from…

Parkersburg Catholic High School Students Partner with CCWVa in Reaching out to Those in Need

Courtesy Photo Parkersburg Catholic High School students stock Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Mobile Outreach and Wellness Works Food Pantry. PARKERSBURG—Parkersburg Catholic High School students have made helping the less fortunate…

PACE Conference Touted as Success

By Tim Bishop CHARLESTON—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s PACE (Pastoral Administration & Collaborative Education) Conference is being touted as a great success by both diocesan officials and by those who attended….

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Beckley By Colleen Rowan At St. Francis de Sales Parish, Beckley, the dates for the rummage sale are July 1-2. … At Sacred Heart Parish, Princeton, Graduation Sunday is May…

Central Catholic Tennis Teams Enjoy New Courts at Former Mount de Chantal

Tim Bishop Photo The boys’ tennis team at Central Catholic High School in Wheeling enjoys the new courts at the former Mount de Chantal in Wheeling. The girls’ tennis team…

President of Jesuit Conference of U.S. & Canada Addresses WJU Graduates

WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University graduates were told their degree is not a model, make or brand, or something that can to be auctioned on e-Bay or appraised for its resale value…

Salt & Light Awards Presented in Fairmont

By Lynne Snyder FAIRMONT—The Central Region Advisory Council of Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa), serving the Clarksburg Vicariate, hosted the 14th annual Salt and Light Awards at The Knights of…