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Diocese’s Catholic Schools Get National Accreditation

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Vincent de Paul Schmidt, superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, announced that the diocese was granted AdvancED School System Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation…

Scout Sunday to be Celebrated Feb. 8

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—On Sunday, Feb., 8, parishes throughout the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston will celebrate Scout Sunday. The annual celebration coincides with the founding of the Boy Scouts of America…

Wheeling Parishioners Invited to World Marriage Day Celebration

WHEELING—St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Wheeling will hold a special evening for married couples on World Marriage Day Feb. 21 with Mass and a dinner followed by a renewal…

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Beckley By Colleen Rowan St. Francis de Sales School in Beckley will have Casino Night Feb. 7 at the Tamarack Conference Center (call the school at (304) 252-4087 for tickets)….

Novena to Santo Niño de Cebu Gathers Faithful in Charleston

Martina Hart Photo The faithful are pictured on day three of the Novena to Santo Niño de Cebu at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston…

Collection for Priests’ Retirement will Help Support Them in the Future

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The collection for the Priests’ Health and Retirement Association (PHRA) will be held in all parishes and missions of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston March 7-8, giving…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Surpasses $1.55 Million Goal

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Through the generosity of the faithful, the 2014 Catholic Sharing Appeal (CSA) has surpassed its goal with another record-breaking year, raising more than $1.59 million. Funding received…

Mardi Gras Gala

Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) 5th Annual Mardi Gras Gala is Valentines Day 2015. Featuring Dave Banks Big Band and Chef Rocco Basil the event is expected to be a…

A Live Nativity in Shinnston—Children of St. Ann Parish Remind Their Neighbors of the True Meaning of Christmas

Courtesy Photos Children in the parish school of religion program at St. Ann Parish in Shinnston reminded their neighbors of the true meaning of Christmas as they presented a live…

Catholic Schools Honor Contributors at Cancer Research Classic

Tim Bishop Photo Officials from the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and Catholic Schools in Ohio and Marshall Counties honored men and women who made significant contributions of time, talent and treasure…