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Diocese Welcomes New Principals

The Department of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston welcomes five new principals for the coming school year. Charleston Catholic High School in Charleston, Madonna High School in Weirton,…

Charleston Serra Sees Increase in Membership in Its Support of Vocations

By Colleen Rowan The Serra Club of Charleston has experienced an increase in membership lately, a trend its president attributes to speaking events and a rich history of energetic leaders….

Catholic High School Students Earn High Scores on ACT

WEST VIRGINIA—Students of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Catholic high schools have outscored their public school peers significantly on the American College Testing (ACT) exam, according to recently released statistics from…

Wheeling Hospital, Diocese Host End-of-Life Seminar

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Clergy, religious and pastoral care professionals of all denominations attended a seminar held at Wheeling Hospital July 9 to address how to provide the special support needed…

Cultivating Faith in the Heart of the Mountains

By Tim Bishop HUTTONSVILLE—Nestled in the mountains of Huttonsville, Camp Bosco offers Catholic youth from throughout the state a wonderful outdoor experience where they are challenged both physically and spiritually…

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Summer Mission Program Kicks Off in Preston County PRESTON COUNTY—The Catholic churches in Preston County (St. Sebastian Parish in Kingwood, St. Zita Parish in Masontown and St. Edward the Confessor…

‘Saints Alive!’

Courtesy Photo Children at All Saints Parish in Bridgeport enjoy Saints Alive! Vacation Bible School, where they learned about the lives and virtues of saints through crafts, games, music, food…

Video Catechism Wins Prestigious ‘Telly’ Award

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—The Video Catechism for Teens (VCat) program, sponsored by the diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry is now an award winning series. The VCat installment…

Quo Vadis Camp Helps Young Men Consider the Priesthood

By Tim Bishop HUTTONSVILLE—This year’s Quo Vadis Camp hosted 36 middle school-age boys interested in exploring the priesthood June 23-26 at the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center and Camp Bosco in…

Mission Possible Retreat to be Held in Washington

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—High school men who want to deepen their faith and discern God’s call in their lives are invited to the Mission Possible retreat to be held July…