Monthly Archives: August 2021

Special Emergency Collection to be Held Sept. 4-5 to Support Humanitarian Efforts in Haiti

WEST VIRGINIA—Prompted by the massive earthquake and tropical storm that has devastated Haiti, Bishop Mark Brennan has joined Archbishop José H. Gomez, President of the USCCB, asking all faithful to consider…

Golf Tournament to Benefit Notre Dame High School’s Athletic Department

CLARKSBURG—Notre Dame High School in Clarksburg invite all to participate in the Notre Dame High School Golf Tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 15, at the Clarksburg Country Club. The event benefits…

Dr. Ray is Coming to St. Michael’s in Wheeling

The Catholic Psychologist, EWTN Television Host, and Author will Lead the Discussion ‘Standing Strong as a Parent and Grandparent’ Sept. 13 WHEELING—Dr. Ray Guarendi, a Catholic clinical psychologist and parenting…

St. Francis Xavier in Parkersburg to Hold Ecumenical Prayer Service Sept. 11

By Colleen Rowan To mark the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States and to offer comfort in the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, St. Francis…

As Covid Cases Surge, Bishop Brennan Asks All to Wear Masks in Diocese’s Churches

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—As Covid cases continue to surge in West Virginia, Bishop Mark E. Brennan is asking that masks be worn in all churches of the Diocese of…

Diocesan Pilgrimage in Honor of St. Joseph

Second Sundays in September-November By Joyce Bibey Celebrate the Year of St. Joseph with faithful from across the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston by making a pilgrimage to significant churches in the…

U.S. Bishop Chairmen Respond to Evolving Crisis in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON—A widespread humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Afghanistan, with the Taliban swiftly seizing control of the capital on August 15. Thousands of people who have worked as interpreters, translators, and…

Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children to be Held at Ravenswood Parish

By Colleen Rowan RAVENSWOOD—Each year, St. Matthew Parish in Ravenswood holds a Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children to pray for babies who have lost their lives to abortion. The…

Marshall County Parishioners Needed to Serve on Cameron Flood Recovery Committee

CAMERON—Flood recovery has been underway in Cameron since the June 20 storm that brought five inches of rain that caused flash flooding in the Marshall County town. In response, Cameron…

Diocese Offering Courses Via Dayton University’s Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation

WEST VIRGINIA—“Are you a catechist working with young people or adults with the RCIA? Are you a ‘person in the pew’ who would like to deepen your faith and learn more…