Monthly Archives: January 2017

Married Couples Invited to Celebration of World Marriage Day in Wheeling

WHEELING—World Marriage Day will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Wheeling Feb. 11 with the 20th annual celebration “Because You Love Me.” The event is open to…

New Wing Being Added to Charleston Catholic High School through Alumna’s $1.5 Million Gift

Courtesy Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield and Colleen Hoyer, principal of Charleston Catholic High School, are pictured during the bishop’s tour of the construction of the school’s new wing Jan….

Archbishop Lori of Baltimore to Celebrate Red Mass in Wheeling

WHEELING—Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore will be the celebrant and homilist for the ninth annual Red Mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling at 6 p.m. Jan….

Catholic Sharing Appeal Surpasses Goal, Raising More Than $1.8 Million

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The 2016 Catholic Sharing Appeal (CSA) surpassed its $1.7 million goal, raising more than $1.8 million. With the support of 4,787 donors across the diocese who…

Diocese Announces Unification of Two Catholic High Schools

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced the unification of two high schools at the conclusion of the 2016-17 school year.  At the end of the current school year, the operations…

Dr. Joanna Mary Roberts

Joanna Mary Roberts, M.D., of Odd passed away December 22, 2016 at Marion, Va. Dr. Roberts was born in Buffalo, N.Y., March 12, 1938, to William M. Roberts and Helen…

Bishop Blesses New Renovations at Notre Dame High School, Clarksburg

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield blesses the newly renovated gymnasium at Notre Dame High School in Clarksburg Dec. 16. Colleen Rowan Photo By Colleen Rowan  CLARKSBURG—Just before Christmas, Notre Dame High…

Father Fleming Steps Down as President of Wheeling Jesuit University

WHEELING—Father James J. Fleming, S.J., Ph.D., has resigned as president of Wheeling Jesuit University. Father Fleming submitted his resignation this week to the WJU Board of Trustees. His resignation is…

New Formation Associate Will Begin Visits to Vicariates this Month

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Tammy J. Flippo was recently named formation associate for the diocesan Department of Formation & Mission. She began in the position in late November and will soon…

CCWVa Joins Task Force Fighting Human Trafficking in West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) Migration and Refugee Services is part of a new collaboration of organizations working together in their efforts to combat human trafficking in West Virginia….