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Day of Prayer to be Held in Wheeling Sept. 9

  By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—In remembrance of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and in conjunction with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ call for a Day of Prayer for…

Diocesan Youth Celebrate World Youth Day in Poland

Courtesy Photo Father R. Eric Hall, IV, joins youth at a rally at the Tauron Arena in Krakow. By Tim Bishop Nearly 30 youth from around the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston…

North Carolina Youth Make Flood Recovery in Clendenin Their Summer Mission Project

By Martina Hart WEST VIRGINIA—When the youth group of St. Peter Parish in Greenville, N.C., planned their summer mission trip this year, they did not know they would be helping…

Pope calls attack on Nice act of ‘blind violence’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis condemned the attack on Bastille Day Celebrations in France, calling it an act of “blind violence.” The pope expressed his “deep sorrow” and “spiritual…

Welty Home Earns 13th Consecutive Perfect Rating

WHEELING—Welty Home in Wheeling has earned a perfect rating from the West Virginia Office of Health Facilities Licensure and Certification Office (OHFLAC) for the 13th consecutive year. Few organizations achieve…

Special Feature of Diocese’s Summer Youth Camp Program

Check out our latest issue for a special section on the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Catholic summer youth program Camp Bosco and the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center where it is held.

St. Michael Parish School in Wheeling Announces New Principal

Tim Bishop Photo St. Michael Parish School in Wheeling announced that Jamie Wilson Kovalski has been named principal of the school. She is pictured here with Dr. Vincent de Paul…

Loaves & Fishes Camp to Mark 30th Anniversary of Serving Children in Need in Summers County

Courtesy Photos—Children of Summers County enjoy the Loaves & Fishes Camp. Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Loaves & Fishes Summer Youth Camp will mark its 30th anniversary in June of providing…

Parkersburg Catholic High School Students Partner with CCWVa in Reaching out to Those in Need

Courtesy Photo Parkersburg Catholic High School students stock Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Mobile Outreach and Wellness Works Food Pantry. PARKERSBURG—Parkersburg Catholic High School students have made helping the less fortunate…