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Catholic School Graduates Earn Honor at WVU

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Five graduates from two Northern Panhandle Catholic schools received a significant symbol of their chosen profession March 21 when they were presented their white coats from the…

Bishop’s Cross Merit Grant Program for Catholic Schools Reinstituted

Eleven Schools across the State Named Recipients for 2015   By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—For the first time in more than five years, Bishop’s Cross Merit Grants have been awarded…

All Saints’ Music and Liturgy Director Collaborates on Book for Music for Liturgy of the Word

By Colleen Rowan BRIDGEPORT—Stephen Pishner, composer and director of music and liturgy at All Saints Parish in Bridgeport, joined fellow composers David Haas; Sister Kathleen Harmon, SNDdeN; Paul A. Tate;…

Bishop Donahue’s Freshman Class Establishes Scholarship in Memory of David Beabout

McMECHEN—Bishop Donahue High School’s freshman class has established a scholarship in memory of freshman David Beabout, who passed away recently. Freshman students are currently raising money for the scholarship. On…

Program Offers ‘Hands of Christ’ To Others

By Tim Bishop HUTTONSVILLE—“Christ has no hands but yours”—these words by St. Teresa of Avila are the inspiration behind Manus Christi, a service and mission program being offered through the…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Kicks off

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—The 2015 Catholic Sharing Appeal (CSA) has kicked off with a $1.6 million goal, giving the faithful the opportunity to support the diocese’s ministries and programs as…

Rite of Election & Call to Continuing Conversion Journey to the Faith

John Sherwood Photo Jennifer Donaldson of St. Joseph Parish in Martinsburg signs the Book of Elect at the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at St. James Parish…

Conference to Focus on Boundless Compassion

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Sister Joyce Rupp, OSM, will present a four-day conference entitled “Boundless Compassion” at Mount St. Joseph in Wheeling March 8-12. Sister Rupp is an award-winning author who…

Healthy Food Program to be Held in Wheeling

WHEELING—If you work with food production or feeding children and families in the Northern Panhandle save March 21 for “Growing Food, Health, and Hope,” a day for networking and learning…

Four to be Honored with Salt and Light Awards in April

FAIRMONT—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) Central Region’s 13th annual Communities of Salt and Light dinner will be held April 17 at the Knights of Columbus Banquet Hall in Fairmont. The…