Monthly Archives: May 2020

Video on Safety in Churches

Today we share a video highlighting procedures to keep you safe while in our Churches. See video at dwc.org Please, know Bishop Mark is continuing to dispense Catholics from going…

Catholic Charities West Virginia Announced as Finalist for Innovation Challenge

Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) has been selected as a finalist for the Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) Innovation Challenge. The CCUSA Innovation Challenge, introduced in September 2019, seeks to inspire…

Szabo to be Ordained Deacon

By Colleen Rowan CHARLES TOWN—Seminarian Phillip Szabo will be ordained a transitional deacon by Bishop Mark Brennan at 11 a.m. May 30 at St. James the Greater Parish in Charles…

A Hug for Our Lady

Courtesy Photo Little Adyson Toler gives the statue of the Blessed Mother a big hug at St. Matthew Church in Ravenswood on May 2. That day, she gave Our Lady…

Diocese Releases Guidelines to Resume Public Celebration of Mass

WHEELING—Bishop Mark Brennan has released a set of directives for the resumption of public Masses in the Catholic churches in West Virginia. “When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived,” the bishop said,…

Diocesan Catholic High Schools Announce Graduation Plans

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The two things seniors at Notre Dame High School in Clarksburg hoped could happen for their graduation were to gather in some form to celebrate their accomplishments…

One Mission One Day Raises More Than $229,000 for Catholic Schools

Courtesy Photo A student from St. Joseph Catholic School shows his appreciation for all who supported One Mission One Day.   By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—One Mission One Day to…

Mary Martha Gallagher

Mary Martha Gallagher, 90, from Vienna, WV died peacefully at home on Mother’s Day from a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born in May 1929 and adopted by the…

JOB OPPORTUNITY

JOB OPPORTUNITY Maintenance/Janitorial Worker at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Wheeling We are hiring a maintenance -janitorial worker for our church buildings. This person will inspect different equipment and perform…

St. Michael Parish Community Festival Cancelled

WHEELING—St. Michael Parish Pastor, Father Carlos Melocoton, and the Festival Committee, know this will indeed be a disappointment to generations of festival-goers; however, due to COVID-19 a decision to cancel…