Monthly Archives: September 2021

A Joyful Confirmation in Hurricane

Bishop Mark E. Brennan celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation at the Church of the Ascension in Hurricane Sept. 19. In the front row, from left, are Khalil Ramey, Alfred Biju,…

Innovative Hospital Transition Program Launched in Wheeling

WHEELING—An innovative community health model for care transition has been launched in Wheeling, West Virginia. Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) has piloted a Hospital Transition Program in partnership with WVU…

St. Michael Parish, NAMI Greater Wheeling to Host Interfaith Prayer Service on Mental Illness

WHEELING—St. Michael Parish will again join NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Greater Wheeling in hosting an interfaith service to pray for individuals and families living with mental illness at…

‘God is Good!’ Martinsburg Catholic Daughters Say at Gathering

“God Is Good! All The Time!” This was the theme of the September social of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court #392 of Martinsburg. After more than 18 months…

Inwood Knights of Columbus Sponsor Effort to Encourage Adoration

INWOOD—In an effort to encourage more active participation of parishioners in monthly First Friday Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at St. Leo Church in Inwood, the local Knights of Columbus…

Knights Bringing Coats for Kids in Need across West Virginia

WEIRTON—When families struggle to clothe their children with warm coats in the winter, Knights of Columbus councils help meet this basic need with the Coats for Kids program. The program…

Shepherdstown Knights Reach out to Migrants

Stan Nelson and Bob Rizzo, members of the Knights of Columbus St. Agnes # 13887 Council in Shepherdstown, deliver 120 hygiene kits to a local medical center for distribution to…

Mystery Dinner Theater to Benefit St. Joseph School in Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG—The Princess Street Players will present a mystery dinner theater production at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at St. Joseph School in Martinsburg. Those 21 and older are invited to…

Fairmont Catholic Holds Constitution Day Celebration

Fairmont Catholic Grade School held Constitution Day recently. Here, pre-kindergarten students learn about the American Flag. Courtesy Photo

‘Matthew 25 Bags’ Created to Serve Others

By Bill Hagy, CCWVa Western Regional Director To better demonstrate care and concern for the many individuals experiencing homelessness, the Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) Western Region has begun filling…