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A 40-Year Ministry in Mingo County—Sister Kathleen O’Hagan & Sister Gretchen Shaffer

Colleen Rowan Photo Pictured are Sister Kathleen O’Hagan, SNDdeN (left), and Sister Gretchen Shaffer, CSJ. Sister of Notre Dame Kathleen O’Hagan and Congregation of St. Joseph Sister Gretchen Shaffer came…

Our Lady of Guadalupe Grand Fiesta to be Held in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG—Immaculate Conception Parish in Clarksburg invites all to its Our Lady of Guadalupe Grand Fiesta Dec. 11 & 12. On Dec. 11, all will gather at the church for the…

Divine Mercy Shrine in Spencer Dedicated

Courtesy Photo Pictured during the dedication and blessing of the new Divine Mercy Shrine at Holy Redeemer Parish in Spencer Oct. 4 are, from left, Msgr. Joseph Peterson, V.F., pastor…

Catechetical Coordinator for Department of Formation & Mission Named

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Department of Formation & Mission has announced that April S. Bailey has been hired as a catechetical coordinator. The position is newly established…

Faith Formation Office Renamed Department of Formation & Mission Reflecting Focus on Catechesis, Evangelization

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is moving faith formation in a new direction renaming its Office of Faith Formation the Department of Formation & Mission to reflect its…

Camp Bosco Fun in Huttonsville

By Tim Bishop HUTTONSVILLE—Another fun-filled year of Camp Bosco is in the books at the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Hunntonsville. More than 300 youth from around the state took…

New Program Focuses on Special Needs Education

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston now have access to funding to be used to afford children with special needs the opportunity to receive a Catholic…

‘Faith and Fellowship’—New Group Established for Young Adult Catholics in the Clarksburg-Fairmont Area

By Colleen Rowan PHILIPPI—Twenty six-year-old Sarah Hoxie of Philippi wants to connect with fellow Catholics her age. Recently, she has started WV Catholic Young Adults for the Clarksburg Vicariate and…

Good Shepherd Introduces New Options in Senior Living

WHEELING—Moving a family member into a nursing home can be one of the hardest decisions anyone can face. Good Shepherd Nursing Home has achieved a way to help families when…

Graduates of Diocese’s Catholic High Schools Offered More Than $19 Million in Scholarships

WEST VIRGINIA—Members of the 2015 graduating classes of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s seven Catholic high schools across West Virginia were collectively offered more than $19 million in scholarships. The newly…