Monthly Archives: August 2017

Bishop Offers Prayers and Support for Flood Victims

Scott McCloskey Photo/Courtesy of the Wheeling News-Register The 12th Street area of McMechen is pictured July 29. By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—Flood waters rose once again in West Virginia, this time…

Morgantown’s Sarah Riffon to Make First Profession of Vows as Franciscan Sister

MORGANTOWN— Sister Chiara Joan Riffon will make her first profession of vows Aug. 6 at Father of Mercy Chapel in Toronto, Ohio, at the motherhouse of her community, the Franciscan…

Phase I of Diocese’s Joining Our Neighbors Plan begins

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced the implementation of the pastoral planning process entitled Joining our Neighbors, which includes changes in all of the vicariates. The…

Knights of Columbus Councils Accompany the Silver Rose of Guadalupe through West Virginia

Lynne Snyder Photo The Knights of Columbus Council No. 603 is pictured at Holy Rosary Church in Buckhannon with the Silver Rose of Guadalupe. From left are Frank Koenig, John…

Morgantown Magnificat Prayer Breakfast to Feature Sister Therese Marie Iglesias

MORGANTOWN—Religious life is not a fairy tale…being Christian isn’t either,” says Sister Therese Marie Iglesias, the featured speaker at the next Morgantown Magnificat inspirational prayer breakfast. “My vocation points to…

Check out the latest issue of The Calling Vocations Newsletter

Check out the latest issue of The Calling, Vocations Newsletter for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, in the Aug. 4 issue of The Catholic Spirit

Mass Celebrates Italian Heritage

Colleen Rowan Photo Father Justin Blanc, associate pastor of St. John University Parish in Morgantown, receives the gifts during the Mass he celebrated for the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage…

Catechetical Ministry Service Awards Call to Mind Idea of ‘Service’

Colleen Rowan Photo Pictured are the new catechetical ministry service awards that will be given this fall to catechists at the upcoming Christ the Teacher: Catechetical Ministry Dinners. WHEELING—The diocesan…