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Christianity and Civil Government Focus of LARCUM Conference

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—Christianity and Civil Government and its history, theology and implications for citizens, pastors and institutions will be the focus of the LARCUM Conference of West Virginia’s upcoming…

Three New Seminarians This Year

By Colleen Rowan The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced the addition of three new seminarians for this year. They are Derek Rader, Billy Timmermeyer, and Andrew Weiss. The new seminarians…

New Tuition Programs at Parkersburg Catholic Schools New Tuition Programs

By Colleen Rowan PARKERSBURG—Parkersburg Catholic Schools launched two new tuition programs for students. These opportunities are available for a limited time with limited space, and are open to students at…

Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents to Hold Retreat in Morgantown this Fall

By Colleen Rowan The Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents will present a one-day retreat at St. Mary Church in Morgantown Oct. 19. The retreat serves the spiritual needs of parents…

Pope Issues Sanctions against Bishop Bransfield

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield is prohibited from presiding or participating in any public liturgy, and is obligated to make personal amends for the harm he caused—the nature…

PACE Conference Set for October in Charleston

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is offering its annual PACE Conference Oct. 23-24 at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston. PACE stands for Parish Administration & Collaborative…

Parkersburg Catholic High School Student Receives NCYC Scholarship

PARKERSBURG—Paul Benedict Takeshi Teltscher, a sophomore at Parkersburg Catholic High School and a parishioner of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Parkersburg, was the recipient of a Bishop Scholarship donated…

Calling All Alumni of Sacred Heart School in Huntington 

HUNTINGTON—Did you attend Sacred Heart School in Huntington? If so, Sacred Heart Parish in Huntington would like to hear from you. The parish is holding a homecoming celebration in conjunction…

Clarksburg Families Invited to Spend a Week with Our Lady 

CLARKSBURG—In honor of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, each family at Immaculate Conception Parish in Clarksburg was invited to spend one week with the traveling Pilgrim Virgin Statue…

WV Institute for Spirituality’s Sister Ritamary Schulz to Expand Ministry in the South

CHARLESTON—The West Virginia Institute or Spirituality is pleased to welcome Sister Ritamary Schulz, ASCJ, back for full-time spiritual direction ministry. Sister Ritamary is hoping to provide prayer guidance at the…