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Lenten Pilgrimages Draw Faithful around the State

Martina Hart Photo Msgr. Eugene S. Ostrowski offers his homily in Charleston. Colleen Rowan Photo Father James Fleming, SJ, offers his homily in Wheeling. By Colleen Rowan and Martina Hart…

Diocesan High School Youth Conference Set for April

By Tim Bishop WEST VIRGINIA—High school youth from throughout the Mountain State are set to gather at Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville April 16-17 for the annual Diocesan Senior…

Catholics Urged to Sign Petition Calling for U.S. Declaration of Genocide

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS)—The archbishop who serves as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has asked U.S. Catholics to sign a pledge calling for an end…

PACE Conference will be Opportunity for Dialogue between Diocesan & Parish Staff, Chancellor Says

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s PACE (Pastoral Administration & Collaborative Education) Conference will be an opportunity for interaction and dialogue between diocesan staff and parish staff members…

Coming to the Faith—Rite of Election & Call to Continuing Conversion

Lynne Snyder Photo A catechmen signs the Book of the Elect at the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at the Basilica of the Co-Catherdral of the Sacred…

Mountain State Missionaries in Pursuit across the Diocese

By Tim Bishop WEST VIRGINIA—The missionary team from the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville is in pursuit of youth and their families across the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston this season….

Diocesan Lenten Pilgrimages to Reflect Year of Mercy

By Colleen Rowan With the theme “Celebrating the Jubilee Year of Mercy,” the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Lenten pilgrimages will be held once again in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling featuring priests…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Raises Almost $2 Million

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Through the generosity of the faithful, the 2015 Catholic Sharing Appeal (CSA) has surpassed its goal with another record-breaking year, raising nearly $2 million. Krissie Benson, director…

WJU Women’s Volleyball Team Wins National Championship

The Wheeling Jesuit University Women’s Volleyball team, pictured above, won the Division II National Championship in Tampa, Fla., Dec. 12.

Our Lady of Fatima Students Visit Hong Kong through School’s Participation in National Program—OLF is First Private School in WV to Join International Alliance for Invitational Education

By Colleen Rowan HUNTINGTON—Through a unique partnership between their schools, students at Our Lady of Fatima School in Huntington      and PYLF Primary School in     Hong Kong are learning about each…