Monthly Archives: December 2018

Christmas Message from Archbishop Lori

With the culmination of Advent and the Christmas season upon us, I am glad to have this opportunity to reflect during this Holy time of year on where we have…

Second Collection at Christmas Masses to Benefit Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Annual Appeal

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The traditional second collection at Christmas Masses at churches in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston will go toward Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) annual appeal. On a Mission…

Conference Series on Response to Substance Abuse Continues around the State

Martina Hart Photo Lindsay Acree, Pharm D., assistant professor, Pharmacy Practice at the University of Charleston, discusses how to administer naloxone for opioid overdoses at the Social Ministries Conference at…

Wheeling Jesuit to Continue Respiratory Care Practitioner Program

WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University has officially announced the continuation of the Respiratory Care Practitioner Program, formerly known as the respiratory therapy program. Marybeth Emmerth, associate professor and program director, is an…

St. Agnes to be on Shepherdstown’s First Christmas Tour of Churches

SHEPHERDSTOWN—St. Agnes Parish will open its doors to visitors the day after Christmas. Along with other faith communities in the town, St. Agnes will be participating in Shepherdstown’s first annual…

Young Catholics Invited to ‘Ignite Their Faith’

WEST VIRGINIA—Ignite Your Faith Diocesan Middle and High School Rally and Confirmation Gathering will be held at four locations across the diocese in the coming months. Presented by the Diocesan…

Clarksburg’s Notre Dame and St. Mary’s Holding Facebook Fundraising Campaign

CLARKSBURG—The Notre Dame & St. Mary’s end of year Facebook campaign is underway. More than $800 has been raised so far to support academic and extracurricular activities and building maintenance…

Huntington/St. Joseph School’s Amy Parent Named One of the Best Teachers in the Nation

By Colleen Rowan HUNTINGTON—The St. Joseph Catholic School community in Huntington gathered for an assembly in the gym Nov. 30 to honor second-grade teacher Amy Parent who received the first…

Christmas Midnight Mass Broadcast

Join Us at Midnight for Christmas Eve Mass broadcast from the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling. Brought to you statewide by Wheeling Hospital and seen locally on WTRF 7…

Advent

Deacon Doug Breiding lights the candle for the first Sunday of Advent at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling. (Colleen Rowan Photo)