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Mary Ann Basile Angotti Ministries of Music Endowment Fund to Support Music Ministry in Youth

CLARKSBURG—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is pleased to announce the creation of the Mary Ann Basile Angotti Ministries of Music Endowment Fund to help support the training of musicians and cantors…

2018 Graduating Classes of Diocese’s Six Catholic High Schools Offered $23 Million in Scholarships

WEST VIRGINIA—Members of the 2018 graduating classes of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s six Catholic high schools across West Virginia were collectively offered $23 million in scholarships. The newly graduated of…

Wheeling Jesuit University Announces Presidential Search

WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University’s (WJU) Board of Trustees announced that they have begun the search for WJU’s next President. The Board of Trustees recruited Dr. Debra Townsley to serve as interim…

Four Parishes undergo Canonical Change in Status through Joining Our Neighbors

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced canonical change in status to four parishes located within the Wheeling, Beckley and Clarksburg vicariates in the pastoral planning process…

Retreat for Grieving Parents to be Held in Weirton

WEIRTON—Sacred Heart of Mary Parish in Weirton will host the Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents, one-day spiritual retreat July 21 from 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., serving the spiritual needs of grieving…

Catholic Author Kimberly Hahn to be Guest Speaker at Morgantown Magnificat Gathering

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next inspirational prayer breakfast, featuring author and Catholic convert Kimberly Hahn. The daughter of a Presbyterian minister,…

Diocesan Official Appointments

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has made public the following appointments:   Very Rev. John S. Ledford, V.F., is appointed pastor of St. Jude Parish in Glen Dale with residence at…

Excellence in Catholic Education to be Celebrated at Bishop’s Dinner in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN—Students, teachers, benefactors and leaders in Catholic education from across West Virginia will convene for the 24th annual Bishop’s Dinner for Catholic Schools April 22 at the Morgantown Event Center…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Begins

By Colleen Rowan With a $2 million goal, the annual Catholic Sharing Appeal has begun with the theme Almost Heaven. “Because our diocese encompasses the entirety of our state, we…

Job Openings

Formation Associate for Marriage and Family Life Ministries for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. This position will provide pastoral care and leadership across a range of existing ministries to engaged couples…