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Audit Shows Protocols Have Impact on Reducing Risk of Abuse

The results of the 2020 Annual Audit relative to the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People indicate that the implementation of Safe Environment protocols in dioceses throughout…

CCWVa Emergency Assistance Helps

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, many of our sisters and brothers are struggling. Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) provides the services people need to experience…

CDU Offers New Literature Course This Winter

WEST VIRGINIA—Catholic Distance University’s new faculty member Brandon Harvey will teach ENG 111 Introduction to Literature in the Winter II term, which begins March 14. Students who complete this eight-week, online…

Collection Helps Aging in Religious Orders

WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston will hold the Retirement Fund for Religious collection Dec. 11-12. The parish-based appeal is coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) in Washington, D.C. Proceeds…

Dr. Miravalle to Present Talk on St. Joseph in Weirton

World-renowned Mariologist Dr. Mark Miravalle will present a talk on St. Joseph Dec. 10 from 7:30-8:15 p.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Church in Weirton followed by Q & A….

Thanksgiving Interfaith Service Set for Nov. 24 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph

WHEELING—Bishop Mark Brennan will host this year’s Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at 7 p.m., Wednesday, November 24 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling. Rabbi Joshua Lief, of Temple Shalom…

Gomez: Church Must Proclaim Christ ‘Boldly’ in Response to ‘Woke’ Movements

By Catholic News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Catholic Church must proclaim Jesus Christ “boldly” and “creatively” in the face of new secular movements that promote “social justice,” “wokeness”…

Advent Evening of Reflection to be Held at Cathedral

WHEELING—The Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling invites all to attend “Prepare the Way of the Lord: Longing for a Savior” — an Advent Evening of Reflection on Thursday, Dec….

Sister Mary Irene Sorber to Facilitate Advent Discussion at Basilica Co-Cathedral

CHARLESTON—Sister Mary Irene Sorber, SCC, from the West Virginia Institute for Spirituality in Charleston will facilitate an Advent Biblical Discussion group Dec. 8, 15, and 22 in the Gathering Space…

Follansbee’s St. Anthony Parish will Host Advent Candle Sale

FOLLANSBEE—Advent candles will be on sale for $10 a set after both Sunday Masses on Nov. 21 and 28. This sale is a fundraiser for the St. Thomas Aquinas Homeschool…