Category Archives: News

Nominations for the Bishop’s Cross Being Accepted

WEST VIRGINIA— Nominations for the Bishop’s Cross 2018 are now open and will be accepted until Oct. 13. Anyone is eligible to nominate an individual, a group, a couple or…

CCWVa Webster Springs Receives ‘Stamp out Hunger’ Campaign Donations

WEBSTER SPRINGS—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) Webster Springs Office was the beneficiary of the Webster Springs Post Office’s third annual food drive, “Stamp out Hunger.” Nearly 2,000 pounds of nonperishable…

Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center Volunteer Receives Governor’s Service Award

WHEELING—Hot meals and a warm heart have been two of the things Jerry Morris has provided to Wheeling residents for the last 18 years through assistance programs at Catholic Charities…

Charleston Serra to Hold Free Program on Marriage

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—The Serra Club of Charleston will present an uplifting program on Christian marriage Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church in South Charleston featuring EWTN…

WJU Renovates Residence Hall, Makes Facility Upgrades

WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University spent the summer making upgrades to a residence hall and other facilities—work that improved infrastructure and enhanced safety throughout the campus.  One of the projects undertaken was…

LARCUM Conference to be Held in Charleston

CHARLESTON—The foruth annual LARCUM Conference (Lutheran, Anglican, Roman Catholic, United Methodist) will be held Sept. 11-13 at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston. This year’s conference will focus on…

Special Collection for Hurricane Harvey Recovery

CNS Photo/Twitter/@caroleenarn via Reuters: Floodwaters surround Houston Aug. 27, in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. A Letter from Bishop Bransfield My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I have asked…

Phase I of Diocese’s Joining Our Neighbors Plan begins

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced the implementation of the pastoral planning process entitled Joining our Neighbors, which includes changes in all of the vicariates. The…

Knights of Columbus Councils Accompany the Silver Rose of Guadalupe through West Virginia

Lynne Snyder Photo The Knights of Columbus Council No. 603 is pictured at Holy Rosary Church in Buckhannon with the Silver Rose of Guadalupe. From left are Frank Koenig, John…

Morgantown Magnificat Prayer Breakfast to Feature Sister Therese Marie Iglesias

MORGANTOWN—Religious life is not a fairy tale…being Christian isn’t either,” says Sister Therese Marie Iglesias, the featured speaker at the next Morgantown Magnificat inspirational prayer breakfast. “My vocation points to…