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Important Message from Bishop Mark Brennan

My Dear Friends in Christ, First, I want to express my deepest gratitude for the warmth of your welcome, your kind and thoughtful words and gestures of support and assurance…

Bishop Brennan’s Homily

Installation Mass, St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Wheeling, August 22, 2019 A people walked in darkness and dwelt in the land of gloom. Those words of Isaiah, referring to enemy armies oppressing the kingdom of…

Msgr. Ostrowski Appointed Vicar General

WHEELING—Bishop Mark E. Brennan has announced the appointment of Monsignor Eugene S. Ostrowski as vicar general and moderator of the curia of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, effective September 3, 2019….

Charity in Action Awards to Honor Compassionate Commitment of Esteemed West Virginians

WEST VIRGINIA—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2019 Charity in Action Award in Charleston. The honorees are Dick Ash of Huntington, Sandy Koncir of…

‘Christ Will Never Forsake His Church,’ Bishop Brennan Tells Wheeling Serrans

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Despite the current scandals and the hurt caused by some, the life of the church continues on, “because Christ will never forsake his church,” Bishop Mark E….

West Virginia Catholic Schools Are Ready to Move Mountains This School Year

By Colleen Rowan The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s 25 Catholic Schools are ready to move mountains in Catholic education. With the new theme for this academic year, “MOVING MOUNTAINS-EMPOWERED BY KNOWLEDGE-TRANSFORMED BY…

Wheeling University Reauthorized by West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

Aug 16, 2019 — Wheeling University today announced that it has been fully reauthorized by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (WV HEPC) and will welcome students for the…

CDU Partners with Shepherd University

SHEPHERDSTOWN—On July 23 Catholic Distance University signed a memorandum of understanding and an articulation agreement with Shepherd University, a state university in West Virginia. The agreement allows students who earn…

Cuisine With A Cause to Benefit Catholic Charities W.Va.

MARTINSBURG—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) invites the public to enjoy some of the Eastern Panhandle’s best food at its eighth annual Cuisine With A Cause scheduled for Monday, Sept. 9,…

St. George Camporee to Gather Scouts in Morgantown

By Martina Hart MORGANTOWN—The St. George Camporee (formerly known as the Catholic Camporee) will be held at Camp Mountaineer in Morgantown Oct. 4-6. St. George is recognized worldwide as the…