Monthly Archives: February 2019

Mass for Healing at the Cathedral

Colleen Rowan Photo On the Memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes and World Day of the Sick, Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk, J.C.D., J.V., administers the sacrament of the anointing of…

Young Catholics Gather for Youth Rally in Wheeling

Courtesy Photo Young Catholics are gathered at the Middle & High School Rally and Confirmation Gathering in Wheeling at Central Catholic High School’s gym. The next gathering will be at…

Former Bishop’s Name Removed from Wheeling Central’s Gym

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Former Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston Bishop Michael J. Bransfield’s name has been removed from the gymnasium at Central Catholic High School in Wheeling, a decision made by the…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Reaches Record of More Than $3.3 Million

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The 2018 Catholic Sharing Appeal (CSA) culminated with a record of more than $3.3 million raised by 5,287 donors at parishes of the diocese. The overwhelming…

‘Prayer Initiative’ for New Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston Held at Sunday Masses

By Colleen Rowan The diocesan-wide “prayer initiative” for the appointment of a new bishop for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston was held Feb. 2-3. With the title “Praying in Hope,” the initiative…

Catholic Charities to Launch Relatives as Parents Program

WHEELING—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) is expanding its case management services in Wheeling to offer a new Relatives as Parents (RAP) program. The program launches in February. “Our goal is…

Holy Spirit Conference will Encourage Living Life ‘under the Influence of Jesus’

By Colleen Rowan PIPESTEM—Each year, Catholics from all over descend on Pipestem State Park near Bluefield with the intent of growing in their faith at the annual Holy Spirit Conference….

Prayer Breakfast to Feature Woman’s Story of Falling Away, Returning to the Faith

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next prayer breakfast, featuring Magnificat Music Team Leader Carla Comer. Comer will share her story as a…

Charity in Action Awards to Honor Compassionate Commitment

WHEELING—As part of its annual Impressions of Hope Gala, Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) will recognize two groups and an individual who have performed meaningful service and demonstrated deep compassion…

Catholic Schools Week

Students, teachers, and staff of St. Vincent de Paul Parish School in Wheeling gather at St. Vincent de Paul Church following the Mass opening Catholic Schools Week Jan. 27. With…