Monthly Archives: June 2019

A Conversation with Archbishop Lori

Archbishop – can you share with readers your impressions of the Diocese given your nearly 10 months as Apostolic Administrator? I have been so inspired by the abundant evidence of…

Archbishop Lori Visits Weirton and Martinsburg

John Sherwood Photo Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore and apostolic administrator of Wheeling-Charleston greets Catholic faithful following his celebration of Mass at St. Joseph Parish in Martinsburg June 16….

Wheeling Hospital Enters into Management Agreement with the WVU Health System, Names New CEO

WHEELING—The Boards of Directors of Wheeling Hospital and the West Virginia University Health System (WVU Medicine) today (June 20) announced that they have entered into a management services agreement and…

Alex Nagem Appointed Interim CFO of the Diocese

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Archbishop William E. Lori, apostolic administrator for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, appointed Alex Nagem as interim CFO (chief financial officer) for the diocese June 20. In this…

Blessed Sacrament Parish Wins National Stewardship Award

By Angie Iafrate SOUTH CHARLESTON—Blessed Sacrament Parish in South Charleston was named one of five national Cool Congregations Challenge winners by Interfaith Power and Light, an organization which mobilizes faith communities…

Catholic Charities West Virginia to Hold 5th Annual Charity Golf Scramble

PARKERSBURG—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) will hold its 5th Annual Drive for Hope Charity Golf Scramble on Saturday, July 20 at the Worthington Golf Club in Parkersburg. Onsite registration will…

Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus at Bluefield, Princeton Parishes

MERCER COUNTY—Sacred Heart parishes in Bluefield and Princeton began a nine-day Novena to the Sacred Heart June 20, and invite area Catholic faithful to attend. On weekdays Mass in Princeton…

Wheeling-Charleston Apostolic Administrator Archbishop William Lori Announces Personnel Changes

Wheeling, W.Va.—Acting in his capacity as Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, Archbishop William E. Lori today announced the following personnel changes involving officials of the Chancery. Monsignor Frederick…

Investigation Finds Allegations of Sexual Harassment, Financial Improprieties by Bishop Bransfield Credible

  By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Allegations of sexual harassment of adults by Bishop Michael J. Bransfield have been determined to be credible in the preliminary, lay-led investigation, which also found that…

Father Wiley Ordained to Priesthood

Colleen Rowan Photo, By Colleen Rowan Archbishop William E. Lori ordained Father Nye “Joseph” Frederick Wiley, III, to the priesthood for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston June 1 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph…