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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…

Heart of a Priest Pilgrimage

Martina Hart Photo Father Donald Higgs processes into the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston with the incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney April 15. The…

Archbishop Lori Tours Wheeling’s Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center

Colleen Rowan Photo Archbishop William E. Lori talks to Grant Coleman, interim coordinator for the Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center in Wheeling March 2. Also pictured is Beth Zarate, chief executive…

More Than 200 to Enter the Church at Easter

Martina Hart Photo A candidate places his baptismal certificate in the Baptismal Ceremonial Book at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston. By Martina Hart The Rite…

Relic’s Schedule in West Virginia Announced

By Colleen Rowan The schedule for the Heart of a Priest Pilgrimage of a major relic of St. John Vianney, patron saint of parish priests, in West Virginia during Holy…

WJU to Continue under Financial Exigency

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University announced March 27 that it will remain open under the Board of Trustees’ existing declaration of financial exigency. “Based on our analysis and planning…

Lent Begins

Colleen Rowan Photo A student from Central Catholic High School in Wheeling receives ashes on Ash Wednesday at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling.

Archbishop Lori Meets with Priests in Morgantown

Tim Bishop Photo Story to come.