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A Report from Catholic Charities W.Va. on Flood Recovery

By Catholic Charities West Virginia Over the past year, West Virginians have come together to rebuild in the aftermath of the deadly, historic flooding of June 2016. From day one,…

Bishop Bransfield Shares Concern for West Virginia’s Most Vulnerable

The following is a statement from Bishop Michael J. Bransfield regarding the ongoing negotiations and proposed changes to the federal health care system. At the recent meeting of the U.S. Conference…

Bishop Bransfield Calls on Legislators to Care for the Well-being of All Citizens

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, People of good will accept the proposition that a state budget is a moral document. Choices made in composing a budget reveal the true…

Beckley Catholic Community Says Good-bye to Sister Janice Rospert

By Colleen Rowan BECKLEY—The Catholic community in Beckley is preparing to say a reluctant good-bye to Sister Janice Rospert, OSF, who has served as director of religious education at St….

Wheeling Jesuit University Receives Vital Support from Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston

WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University announced that the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, through the generosity of Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, has acted to help stabilize the financial operations of the university. As West…

2017 Graduating Classes of Diocese’s Seven Catholic High Schools Offered $25 Million in Scholarships

WEST VIRGINIA—Members of the 2017 graduating classes of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s seven Catholic high schools across West Virginia were collectively offered $25 million in scholarships. The newly graduated of…

Charles Town Parish to Host St. Philomena Medical Benefit Concert

CHARLES TOWN—This is the second year that St. James the Greater Parish in Charles Town is having the St. Philomena Medical Benefit Concert, the proceeds of which will be donated…

Morgantown Magnificat to Hold Prayer Breakfast in June

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next inspirational prayer breakfast, featuring Nikki Bruni, Pittsburgh director of “40 Days for Life.” Bruni is a…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Begins

Catholic Sharing Appeal Begins By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—With a $1.8 million goal, the annual Catholic Sharing Appeal has begun with the theme “Give Your Hands to Serve and Your Hearts…