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Charles Town Parish to Host St. Philomena Medical Benefit Concert

CHARLES TOWN—This is the second year that St. James the Greater Parish in Charles Town is having the St. Philomena Medical Benefit Concert, the proceeds of which will be donated…

Morgantown Magnificat to Hold Prayer Breakfast in June

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next inspirational prayer breakfast, featuring Nikki Bruni, Pittsburgh director of “40 Days for Life.” Bruni is a…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Begins

Catholic Sharing Appeal Begins By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—With a $1.8 million goal, the annual Catholic Sharing Appeal has begun with the theme “Give Your Hands to Serve and Your Hearts…

Clarksburg Notre Dame Senior Accepted into Four United States Service Academies

CLARKSBURG—Clarksburg native and Notre Dame High School senior Alexander Anthony Altenburg achieved an honor held by only a handful of students each year when he was admitted into four United…

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….