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Celebrating the Month of Our Lady

Tim Bishop Photo Peyton Lis, eighth-grade student at St. Joseph the Worker Grade School in Weirton, crowns a statue of Mary with flowers during the May Crowning Service held at…

St. John’s Home for Children in Wheeling Celebrates 160 Years of Helping Youth

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—In 1856, under the direction of Bishop Richard V. Whelan—first bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling—the Congregation of St. Joseph Sisters opened the St. John’s Home for…

Wellness Works Mobile Food Pantry Alleviates Food Deserts in West Virginia

By Colleen Rowan “I made sure I had food for my kids, but I haven’t eaten for two days.” Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) Parkersburg Region Director Debra Shaffer has…

Catholic Charities W.Va. Receives $118,000 in Grants

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) has received grants from the Wal Mart Foundation totaling more than $118,000. All of the funding will support the organization’s many healthy…

Summit Retreat Focuses on Leadership in Catholic Youth

By Tim Bishop HUTTONSVILLE—Sophomore students from each of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s seven Catholic high schools gathered at the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville for the annual Summit Retreat….

Knights of Columbus State Convention to be Held in Wheeling

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—The 2016 West Virginia Knights of Columbus State Convention will be held in Wheeling this year from May 13 to 15. Carroll Council No. 504, the oldest…

Read Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the family

CNS Photo/Paul Haring Pope Francis greets the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican April 6.  Read “‘Amoris Laetitia’ (The Joy of Love), on Love in…

Notre Dame Broadcasting Program Named among Best in the Country

Notre Dame High School (NDHS) in Clarksburg is being honored for its Irish Online Network (ION). The program has been nominated for Best New Student Broadcast Program in the country…

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Beckley By Colleen Rowan St. Francis de Sales Parish in Beckley thanks the kitchen crew for making Lenten Friday meals and the youth who have pitched in for the clean…