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Wheeling Knights of Columbus Councils Begin Initiative to Feed the Hungry

By Colleen Rowan/The Catholic Spirit WHEELING—A collaborative effort among three Wheeling-area Knights of Columbus councils and a national outreach organization will help feed the hungry abroad and in the local…

Appeal Helps Religious Communities Care for Aging Members

WEST VIRGINIA—The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held Dec. 7-8 in the Diocese of Wheeling- Charleston. The parish-based appeal is coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office…

St. Francis de Sales Central, Morgantown, Wins Best in State in Reading Challenge

MORGANTOWN — St. Francis de Sales Central Catholic School in Morgantown captured the title of Best in State in the 2019 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge. The school also placed 15th…

Mid-Atlantic Congress Conference (MAC)

Inviting all Diocesan, School, and Parish Leaders. Registration fee is covered by the Diocese! Information about the MAC Conference can be found at www. midatlanticcongress.org. Six Boot Camps, 4 Mega-Workshops,…

Appeal Helps Religious Communities Care for Aging Members

The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held Dec. 7-8 in the Diocese of Wheeling- Charleston. The parish-based appeal is coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO),…

Statement from Bishop Mark Brennan

In response to a statement released November 26, 2019, by Attorney General Patrick Morrisey relative to the amends plan presented to former Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, which was released by…

Bishop Brennan’s Letter Regarding Amends Plans by former bishop

My Dear Friends in Christ – In just a few days from now, we will begin our celebration of the Season of Advent – a time of renewed hope and…

Notre Dame High School presents “Once on this Island”

CLARKSBURG—Notre Dame High School proudly presents their 2019 All-School Musical ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at the McCrory Marketplace Grand Hall in downtown Clarksburg, WV (the space at the rear of…

Updated Statement from the Diocese

We are pleased and grateful that the Circuit Court of Wood County, West Virginia has concurred with the position of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston regarding the complaint brought by Attorney…

For Vocation Awareness Week, Clergy and Religious Share the Joy They Have in Their Ministries

By Colleen Rowan “The Priesthood of Jesus Christ is my life, my joy and my greatest love…” These are the words of Father Casey Mahone. The longtime pastor of Immaculate…