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Holy Spirit Conference will Encourage Living Life ‘under the Influence of Jesus’

By Colleen Rowan PIPESTEM—Each year, Catholics from all over descend on Pipestem State Park near Bluefield with the intent of growing in their faith at the annual Holy Spirit Conference….

Prayer Breakfast to Feature Woman’s Story of Falling Away, Returning to the Faith

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next prayer breakfast, featuring Magnificat Music Team Leader Carla Comer. Comer will share her story as a…

Excellence in W.Va. Catholic Education to be Celebrated at Bishop’s Dinner

MORGANTOWN—Students, teachers, benefactors and leaders in Catholic education from across West Virginia will convene for the 25th annual Bishop’s Dinner for Catholic Schools April 7 at the Morgantown Event Center…

Cathedral to Host World Day of the Sick Mass Feb. 11

WHEELING—Pope St. John Paul II in 1992 declared February 11 as World Day of the Sick, to coincide with the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. Pope Francis calls the…

Retreat Weekend Will Help Men Learn about and Consider Priesthood

By Colleen Rowan Do you want a life of heroic sacrifice? Is God calling you to be a priest of Jesus Christ? The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Vocations Office is inviting men…

Morgantown-Area Catholics Gather in Prayer for Abuse Victims, More Lay Involvement in Church

By Colleen Rowan MORGANTOWN—Members of four area parishes came together in Morgantown Jan. 26 to pray for victims of abuse by clergy and for more transparency by the church and…

Dynamic Catholic Event to be Held in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN—Come to Dynamic Catholic’s Find Your Greatness Event: Four habits that will transform your life.  Based on Matthew Kelly’s book, The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic, this half day event will…

Faith Formation Courses to be Offered in the North & South

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The diocese is offering two courses in faith formation—one for the Northern Panhandle and one for the Charleston area. Blessed Sacrament Parish in South Charleston is the location…

World Marriage Day Celebration at St. Vincent’s in Wheeling

WHEELING—World Marriage Day will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Wheeling on Saturday, Feb. 9.  The event is open to members of St. Vincent de Paul and other area churches to celebrate…

Grief from a Faith Perspective, Bereavement Gathering Being Offered Monthly in Wheeling

WHEELING—Grief from a Faith Perspective, a bereavement gathering, is being held monthly at 6 p.m. on the last Monday of each month in the basement at St. Alphonsus Parish in…