Category Archives: News

Diocesan Pastoral Council Reconstituted

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—After a more than 10-year hiatus in Wheeling-Charleston, the Diocesan Pastoral Council is returning. Reconstituted by Bishop Mark E. Brennan, the council will be comprised of lay…

Lenten Guidelines

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, and concludes just prior to the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, April 9. Lent prepares the faithful to enter…

Mt. Calvary Cemetery Spring Clean-Up

Cemetery Spring Clean-Up Officials will be conducting the Spring clean-up at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Wheeling, W.Va., weather permitting, beginning March l and concluding March 15. All items will be…

Born-Alive Bill Passes West Virginia Senate

CHARLESTON—The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (HB 4007/SB 231) unanimously passed in the West Virginia Senate Feb. 10. The vote was 32-0 with two absent. The Born-Alive Bill’s overwhelming House passage by…

Wheeling University to Host Conference on ‘Restorative Justice’ and the Abuse Crisis

WHEELING — Restorative Justice and the Abuse Crisis in the Catholic Church Conference will be held at Wheeling University Feb. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; and Feb. 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at…

Lenten Eucharistic Mission Set

WEIRTON—All are invited to attend a Lenten Eucharistic Mission presented by Father Joseph Aytona of the Fathers of Mercy at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Weirton March 7-12. He will be speaking at local…

Columbine School Shooting Survivor to Speak at Morgantown Magnificat Event

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next prayer breakfast, featuring Columbine School shooting survivor, Sister Mary Gianna Thornby, DLJC. Sister Mary will share…

Exhibit Honors Women Religious

PARKERSBURG—The Blennerhassett Museum has new exhibit featuring a plethora of DeSales Heights artifacts honoring the history of DeSales and the Sisters who lived there. They even re-created an authentic sister’s…

New Faith Formation & Mission Director is on the Road, Visiting Parishes

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Daniel A. Maul, the new director of Faith Formation & Mission for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, has begun visiting parishes across West Virginia and meeting the people….