Monthly Archives: February 2020

Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion

Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling today. The ceremony will be held at St. James the Greater Parish in Charles…

Bishop Brennan’s Lenten Message

Lent 2020 Dear People of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, The season of Lent is fast approaching.  Once again the Church provides us an opportunity to become all that God calls…

Formation Program for the Permanent Diaconate Opening

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced the opening of a new formation program for the permanent diaconate and is inviting men, who will be age 35 by…

Diocesan Pastoral Council Reconstituted

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—After a more than 10-year hiatus in Wheeling-Charleston, the Diocesan Pastoral Council is returning. Reconstituted by Bishop Mark E. Brennan, the council will be comprised of lay…

Lenten Guidelines

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, and concludes just prior to the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, April 9. Lent prepares the faithful to enter…

Mt. Calvary Cemetery Spring Clean-Up

Cemetery Spring Clean-Up Officials will be conducting the Spring clean-up at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Wheeling, W.Va., weather permitting, beginning March l and concluding March 15. All items will be…

Born-Alive Bill Passes West Virginia Senate

CHARLESTON—The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (HB 4007/SB 231) unanimously passed in the West Virginia Senate Feb. 10. The vote was 32-0 with two absent. The Born-Alive Bill’s overwhelming House passage by…

Catholic Charities West Virginia to Celebrate ‘Shining a Light on Hope’ Gala

WHEELING — Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) tenth annual Gala, entitled “Shining a Light on Hope,” will be celebrated March 7 at Wheeling Park’s White Palace ballroom from 6:00-10:30 p.m….

Wheeling University to Host Conference on ‘Restorative Justice’ and the Abuse Crisis

WHEELING — Restorative Justice and the Abuse Crisis in the Catholic Church Conference will be held at Wheeling University Feb. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; and Feb. 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at…