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World Marriage Day Celebration to be Held in Wheeling

WHEELING—World Marriage Day will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Wheeling on Saturday, Feb. 8. The event is open to members of St. Vincent de Paul and…

Wheeling University Enters Consortium Agreement to Better Serve Students

WHEELING—Wheeling University, West Liberty University, and Bethany College are partnering through a formal consortium agreement. This agreement offers students from each school the opportunity to complete courses that will be…

Central Catholic High School Wins Drug-Free PSA Contest

WHEELING—U.S. Attorney Bill Powell has named Central Catholic High School in Wheeling as the winner of the drug-free public service announcement contest launched at the beginning of the school year….

Workshop to Continue Discussion on End of Life

SOUTH CHARLESTON—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston will co-sponsor the second presentation of the workshop “Living to the End: Practical Issues at the End of Life,” this time at South Charleston’s Blessed…

Pishner’s Liturgical Music Now More Accessible

BRIDGEPORT—Stephen Pishner, the director of Music and Liturgy at All Saints Parish in Bridgeport, has just recently announced that some of the liturgical music that he’s composed and recorded is…

Charles Town Parishioners Recognized for Their Pro-Life Efforts

By John Sherwood CHARLES TOWN — Recently at the Annual International Dinner held at St. James the Greater Parish in Charles Town, Mary and Charles Edgar were recognized for their…

Planning Your Funeral

By Martina Hart/The Catholic Spirit CHARLESTON—November was a time of remembrance of last things, starting with the feasts of All Saints and All Souls and the readings throughout the month…

National Tour Bringing Awareness to Eucharistic Adoration Stops in Hurricane

By Martina Hart On December 13, Ascension Parish in Hurricane hosted The 177 Project, a nationwide tour of various performing artists, designed to help spark a renewal in Eucharistic Adoration. The initiative was launched in…

W.Va. Knights Gift Williamson Parish with Icon of Our Lady

By Colleen Rowan The West Virginia Knights of Columbus State Council presented a very special gift to Sacred Heart Parish in Williamson Dec. 8. Fittingly, for the Solemnity of the…

Hymns Raise Hope and Funding for CCWVa Southern Region

By Babette Pascasio Christians from different denominations shared their faith and unity to help Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) Southern Region through the  “Hymns for Hope” concert at the Chuck…