Category Archives: News

Diocese’s Livestreamed Masses on Website and Social Media Receive Many Views

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—For the last six weeks, faithful have been tuning in to the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s livestreamed Masses from the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling on the…

Wheeling University Receives $383,326 in Federal Coronavirus Relief

WHEELING—Wheeling University has received $383,326 from the Department of Education as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Services (CARES) Act, to provide financial assistance to students impacted by…

Help Catholic Charities on Giving Tuesday

WEST VIRGINIA—On May 5, Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) is participating in Giving Tuesday. Now, a global day of unity and giving, which has been scheduled as an emergency response to…

Pishner’s New Song Offers Comfort in Crisis

By Colleen Rowan BRIDGEPORT—To offer hope and comfort and to remind people that the Lord is walking with us through this crisis of the coronavirus pandemic, composer Stephen Pishner has…

Catholic Daughters Contest Winners

WEST VIRGINIA—The themes for the West Virginia State Catholic Daughters of the Americas 2020 Education Contest were “Blessed are the peacemakers” Matthew 5:9, or Living in Harmony with others. Local…

Position Opening: Catholic Charities West Virginia Western Regional Director

The Western Regional Director is one of four Directors throughout the state, responsible for the regional staff and oversight of all services and operations in the region, which encompasses the…

Wheeling University to Waive SAT/ACT Exam Scores for Student Applicants

WHEELING—Wheeling University acted recently to implement temporary measures which relax undergraduate admissions requirements for students looking to enroll at WU for fall 2020 and future years as applicable. These measures…

Wheeling Hospital Providing Telehealth and Free, Next-Day Pharmacy Deliveries

WHEELING — To ensure that patients receive quality time with their healthcare providers during the COVID-19 crisis, Wheeling Hospital’s Physician Practice Division members have turned to telehealth. Medical Park Pharmacy…

Huntington Priest’s Cartoons are Ribbiting

Joyce Bibey Photo Msgr. Dean Borgmeyer shows his Frogmeyer cartoon illustrations. By Joyce Bibey HUNTINGTON—Huntington St. Joseph’s pastor, Msgr. Dean Borgmeyer, admits his cartoons that span the course of more…

Organizers Invite All to Join in Annual Novena to Santo Niño during Pandemic

By Colleen Rowan Each year, beginning on the first Saturday after Easter, the Novena to Santo Niño is celebrated at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in…