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Priesthood Discernment Opportunity This Month

WEST VIRGINIA—A priesthood discernment opportunity will be held this month with a visit to Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Md. Sponsored by the Vocation Office of the Diocese of…

Jeremiah and the Drama of Life with God

By Father Justin Blanc We’re all in the midst of a story, and some moments are more dramatic than others. When the story that is unfolding in our life becomes…

Sacerdocio Discernimiento de Oportunidades que se Celebrará este Mes

WEST VIRGINIA—Una oportunidad discernimiento sacerdocio se llevará a cabo este mes con una visita al Seminario Mount St. Mary en Emmitsburg, Maryland. atrocinado por la Oficina de Vocaciones de la…

Information Sessions on the Pastoral and Sacramental Life of the Diocese to be Held across West Virginia

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—To discuss the pastoral and sacramental life of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and the future, the diocese will hold a series of information sessions around the…

Lent Begins

  Msgr. Fredrick P. Annie, V.G., right, and Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk, J.V., J.C.D., rector of the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling, left, distribute ashes during Ash Wednesday Mass…

West Virginia Catholics Stand up for the Unborn in Washington

Courtesy Photo Wheeling Central Catholic High School students participate in the March for Life. By Jeff McCoy Well over 600,000 people came together on a cold Jan. 22 in Washington…

Governor Affirms the Value of Catholic Schools

CHARLESTON—On Jan. 5, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed a proclamation recognizing Catholic Schools Week in West Virginia, which began Jan. 25 and ended Jan. 31. This national celebration…

The Year of Consecrated Life: The Life of a Marist Brother

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—“I am encouraged by Pope Francis’ designation of the Year of Consecrated Life and that he gives recognition to those consecrated to God and the contributions they…

Holy Spirit Conference Slated for March at Pipestem

PIPESTEM—The 2015 Catholic Holy Spirit Conference will be held March 13-15 at Pipestem State Park in Pipestem.All are invited to attend the conference, which is entitled “United In The Spirit.”…

Lenten Pilgrimages to Begin in March

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—With a focus on penance, prayer and preaching, the diocese will offer a series of Lenten pilgrimages again this year for Catholics around the state. Organized…