Monthly Archives: July 2020

Wheeling University Holds Graduation

WHEELING—Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott told graduates of Wheeling University July 25, “this is your time to make a difference … what you do now, in times like this, could come…

Carta del obispo Brennan

Queridos fieles de la Diócesis de Wheeling-Charleston, Hemos estado viviendo los momentos más inusuales y difíciles. Espero que tu fe en Dios te haya ayudado a mantener la calma en…

Good Shepherd Nursing Home Administrator Offers Good News in Coronavirus Update

WHEELING—Good Shepherd Nursing Home Administrator Donald R. Kirsch announced good news after last week’s coronavirus testing. “The tests for all Good Shepherd residents and staff are negative for COVID-19,” he…

Diocese’s Catholic Schools Offer ‘Safest Five-Day a Week in School Plan’

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Catholic schools are committed to getting their students back in the classroom for the 2020-2021 school year. “We will be going back to…

July 28, 2020 Dear Faithful of the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese, We have been living through most unusual and trying times. I hope that your faith in God has helped you to…

Vatican: Laity Have Role, but Most Parishes Must be Led by Priests

CNS Photo/Ahmed Jadallah, Reuters The dome of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican is seen through a window of Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome in this 2018 file photo. On July…

‘WV Catholic Schools Are Ready to Reopen,’ Superintendent Says in Letter

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—While the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is mandated by the state to delay its start of the academic year until Sept. 8, “leave no doubt your WV Catholic…

Wheeling Hospital Instituting Voluntary Workforce Reduction

WHEELING—Due to the severe economic losses caused by a number of issues, Wheeling Hospital has made the difficult decision to reduce its workforce and will begin with a Voluntary Reduction…

One Resident, Three Staff Members Test Positive for COVID-19 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home

WHEELING — One resident and three staff members at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Wheeling have tested positive for COVID-19. Good Shepherd Administrator Donald R. Kirsch made the announcement July…

St. Joseph School in Martinsburg will Have Yard Sale with All Proceeds to Benefit the School

MARTINSBURG—St. Joseph School in Martinsburg will host a yard sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, July 24, and Saturday, July 25, in the parking lot behind the school….