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Very Rev. Dean G. Borgmeyer Named Monsignor, Thirteen West Virginians to Receive Papal Honors

WHEELING, W.Va.—Pope Francis has named Very Rev. Dean G. Borgmeyer, V.F., pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Huntington, W.Va., a Chaplain to His Holiness, entitling him to be addressed as…

Lenten Vespers to be Held at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Wheeling

WHEELING—The Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling will hold Solemn Vespers (Evening Prayer from the Liturgy of the Hours) each Sunday during Lent (including Palm Sunday) at 6 p.m. In…

Catholic Charities West Virginia to Hold Impressions of Hope Gala in Wheeling

WHEELING—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) eighth annual gala, entitled “Impressions of Hope,” will be celebrated Feb. 24 at Wheeling Park’s White Palace ballroom from 6-10 p.m. The gala will be…

Annual Holy Spirit Seminar Set for March at Pipestem

PIPESTEM—The annual Cath- olic Holy Spirit Seminar is celebrating its 20th year. With the theme “Be Who God Meant You To Be & You Will Set The World On Fire”…

Morganton Magnificat to Hold Prayer Breakfast March 3

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next inspirational prayer breakfast, featuring Mary Shields. A Harrison County CCD, Confirmation, and TEC teacher, Shields will…

Feed the Hungry Effort Conducted in Kingwood

By Lynne S. Llewellyn KINGWOOD—One hundred and fifty volunteers came together at Camp Dawson National Guard indoor training facility in Kingwood Jan. 20 to package 40,000 meals to feed the…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Raises More Than $2.5 Million

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Catholic Sharing Appeal had a record-breaking year raising more than $2.5 million. This is the first time since its inception that the…

Wheeling Parish to Host World Marriage Day Mass & Dinner

WHEELING—St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Wheeling will hold a spcial celebration for World Marriage Day Feb. 10 with Mass and a candlelight dinner. The event is open to members…

Recipients of the 2018 Bishop’s Cross Announced

WHEELING—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has announced the recipients of the 2018 Bishop’s Cross. They are Stephanie Diedericks, a volunteer and benefactor at St. Joseph School in Martinsburg; Anne Garvin, a…

Wheeling Hospital Hosting Operation Street Smart Adult Drug Education Program

WHEELING—Operation Street Smart, an adult drug education program, will be presented at Wheeling Hospital Dec. 4. The program, presented in partnership with the McKeen Group, offers continuing education credits to…