Category Archives: News

Dr. Carroll Morrison Looks Back on 20 Years as Principal of Notre Dame High School

By Colleen Rowan “The Catholic Community in Clarksburg and North Central West Virginia owes a great debt of gratitude to Dr. Carroll Morrison,” said Very Rev. Casey Mahone, V.F., as he spoke…

Bethlehem Farm Receives Franciscan Sisters’ Grant to Increase Solar Power in Appalachia

TALCOTT—The Wheaton (IL) Franciscan Sisters Ministry Fund awarded grant funding to Bethlehem Farm, an intentional Catholic community in Talcott that provides home repair in Appalachia. The grant, the largest in…

Catholic Charities W.Va. to Hold Drive for Hope Golf Scramble

PARKERSBURG—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) will hold its annual Drive for Hope Golf Scramble July 21 in Parkersburg. The tournament will be held at the Worthington Golf Club located at…

West Virginia Flood: Two Years Later

Over the past two years, West Virginians have come together to rebuild in the aftermath of the deadly, historic flooding of June 2016. That flooding touched 42 of West Virginia’s…

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,…