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West Virginia’s Opioid Crisis: How the Church, Catholic Charities, and the Faithful are Responding

Colleen Rowan Photo Entering the small West Virginia town of Kermit—the epicenter of the nation’s opioid crisis. To the right is the building housing the outreach organizations ABLE Families, founded…

Eucharistic Adoration Chapel to Mark 20th Anniversary

Colleen Rowan Photo Pictured is the Blessed Margaret of Castello Eucharistic Adoration Chapel in Shinnston. By Colleen Rowan This fall, the Blessed Margaret of Castello Eucharistic Adoration Chapel in Shinnston…

A Conversation with Archbishop Lori

Archbishop – can you share with readers your impressions of the Diocese given your nearly 10 months as Apostolic Administrator? I have been so inspired by the abundant evidence of…

Archbishop Lori Visits Weirton and Martinsburg

John Sherwood Photo Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore and apostolic administrator of Wheeling-Charleston greets Catholic faithful following his celebration of Mass at St. Joseph Parish in Martinsburg June 16….

Wheeling Hospital Enters into Management Agreement with the WVU Health System, Names New CEO

WHEELING—The Boards of Directors of Wheeling Hospital and the West Virginia University Health System (WVU Medicine) today (June 20) announced that they have entered into a management services agreement and…

Father Wiley Ordained to Priesthood

Colleen Rowan Photo, By Colleen Rowan Archbishop William E. Lori ordained Father Nye “Joseph” Frederick Wiley, III, to the priesthood for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston June 1 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph…

2019 Graduating Classes of Diocese’s Six Catholic High Schools Offered $15 Million in Scholarships

WEST VIRGINIA—Members of the 2019 graduating classes of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s six Catholic high schools across West Virginia were collectively offered over $15 million in scholarships. The newly graduated…

Deacon Wiley to be Ordained to the Priesthood June 1

Martina Hart Photo Rev. Mr. Joseph Wiley, left, is pictured during Mass at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston last summer. By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Rev….

Diocese Launches Catholic Sharing Appeal

Donated funds are directed solely to support the Church’s broad statewide ministries   WHEELING—The annual Catholic Sharing Appeal (CSA) of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston—“Sowing the Seeds of Hope”—has launched with…

Pallottine Missionary Sisters’ Legacy Continues through Foundations

Courtesy Photo Pictured at the Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon’s luncheon April 24 in Buckhannon are, from left, Sister Francesca Lowis, SAC; Sister Stella Holisz, SAC; Sister Joanne Obrachta, SAC; Sister…