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Memorial Mass for Babies Who Died before Birth to be Held in Weirton

WEIRTON—A memorial Mass for babies who died before birth will be held May 19 at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart of Mary Church in Weirton. The Mass is being sponsored…

Two Pro-Life Bills Passed in W.Va.

CHARLESTON—The Parent’s Right to Know Act, HB 2002, was amended in the Senate and passed on the last day of the session by a 28-6 vote. The House concurred a…

Catholic Charities W.Va. to Offer Free Health & Wellness Expo in Whitesville

WHITESVILLE—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) Western Region will host its fourth annual Health and Wellness Expo in Whitesville April 28. The expo will feature information from various agencies and experts…

Race for Hope Will Help Support Catholic Charities’ Efforts in Elkins

ELKINS—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) will have its seventh annual Race for Hope Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk May 13 near Elkins. The race has been an annual fundraiser for…

PACE Conference Returns to Charleston

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—The third installment of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s PACE (Parish Administration & Collaborative Education) is set to be held April 25-26 at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center…

Dispensation

Bishop Michael Bransfield has granted the Catholic faithful of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston a dispensation from abstaining from meat on Friday, March 17, 2017 in order to partake in St….

A Letter from Bishop Bransfield Concerning the Consolidation of Bishop Donahue High School into Central Catholic High School

This year’s theme for Catholic Schools Week, “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service,” expressed a reality at the center of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s seven Catholic high schools…

Wheeling Hospital Opens Nation’s Newest, Most Modern Cardiac Cath Lab

WHEELING—Wheeling Hospital said the Feb. 17 opening of its ultra-modern Cardiac Catheterization Lab will enhance the hospital’s status as one of the nation’s top heart attack treatment centers. The doors…

Lenten Pilgrimages to be Held at Four Churches in Diocese

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—During this Lenten season, the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston will once again present its Lenten pilgrimages with Masses celebrated by diocesan priests known for their “quality of…

Wheeling Hospital Partners with Sistersville General Hospital

SISTERSVILLE, W.Va.—Wheeling Hospital and Sistersville General Hospital (SGH) have formed a partnership that will enhance and increase medical services in the Tyler County facility. At the Feb. 27 Sistersville City…