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Bishop Brennan’s Lenten Message

Lent 2020 Dear People of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, The season of Lent is fast approaching.  Once again the Church provides us an opportunity to become all that God calls…

Formation Program for the Permanent Diaconate Opening

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced the opening of a new formation program for the permanent diaconate and is inviting men, who will be age 35 by…

Catholic Charities West Virginia to Celebrate ‘Shining a Light on Hope’ Gala

WHEELING — Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) tenth annual Gala, entitled “Shining a Light on Hope,” will be celebrated March 7 at Wheeling Park’s White Palace ballroom from 6:00-10:30 p.m….

Weirton Parish’s Lenten Dinners are a Glimpse of Proud Polish Heritage

Joyce Bibey Photo The Holy Family Guild of Sacred Heart of Mary Parish in Weirton tackle making more than 13,000 pierogi for their Polish inspired Lenten dinners. By Joyce Bibey…

By Colleen Rowan Fun activities, service in the community, and school Masses throughout the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston marked the 46th celebration of national Catholic Schools Week Jan. 26-Feb. 1. It…

CNS This logo appears on materials, study guides and videos related to the U.S. bishops’ quadrennial “Faithful Citizenship” document that provides guidance to voters during a presidential election year. Five…

Father Wilhelm Celebrates Last Mass as Welty Chaplain

WHEELING—On Jan. 31, Marist Father Joseph Wilhelm celebrated his last Mass as chaplain of the Welty Home for Assisted Living in Wheeling in the chapel. After turning 88 in late…

Wheeling University Physical Therapy Department Lives the Mission on Annual Service Trip

WHEELING — Transforming lives is at the heart of Wheeling University’s physical therapy department’s service-learning program in Mexico. For the past 20 years, the department’s service-learning program has been changing…

Knights Collect Coats for Jefferson County Children

Courtesy Photo St. Agnes Knights of Columbus Council 13887 in Shepherdstown donated 108 new children’s coats to Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) in Martinsburg. Bob Rizzo of the council presents…

March for Life

Bishop Mark E. Brennan is pictured with young people from West Virginia at the March for Life in Washington, DC, Jan. 24.