Category Archives: News

Lenten Pilgrimages to be Held at Four Churches in Diocese

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—During this Lenten season, the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston will once again present its Lenten pilgrimages with Masses celebrated by diocesan priests known for their “quality of…

Wheeling Hospital Partners with Sistersville General Hospital

SISTERSVILLE, W.Va.—Wheeling Hospital and Sistersville General Hospital (SGH) have formed a partnership that will enhance and increase medical services in the Tyler County facility. At the Feb. 27 Sistersville City…

Myanmar, Afghanistan Families Share Their Stories of Emigration to the Mountain State

By Colleen Rowan and Martina Hart Two families from two different parts of the world now call the Mountain State home, and are grateful to Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa)…

Salt and Light Awards Honorees Announced

FAIRMONT—Catholic Charities of West Virginia’s (CCWVa) Central Region is pleased to announce the 2017 Communities of Salt and Light Honorees: Joan Burns from St. Peter the Fisherman Parish in Fairmont,…

Morgantown Magnificat to Hold Prayer Breakfast March 4

MORGANTOWN—Looking to deepen your faith? Join the Magnificat Chapter of Morgantown for another Inspirational Prayer Breakfast, which will be held March 4 at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown. The inspirational speaker…

Married Couples Invited to Celebration of World Marriage Day in Wheeling

WHEELING—World Marriage Day will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Wheeling Feb. 11 with the 20th annual celebration “Because You Love Me.” The event is open to…

New Formation Associate Will Begin Visits to Vicariates this Month

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Tammy J. Flippo was recently named formation associate for the diocesan Department of Formation & Mission. She began in the position in late November and will soon…

CCWVa Joins Task Force Fighting Human Trafficking in West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) Migration and Refugee Services is part of a new collaboration of organizations working together in their efforts to combat human trafficking in West Virginia….

Program Paring Exercise with Recitation of the Rosary Being Offered in Buckhannon and Weston

BUCKHANNON—SoulCore classes are now being offered at Holy Rosary Parish in Buckhannon and St. Patrick Parish in Weston. This is a contemporary core workout that pairs exercise with the prayers of…

West Virginia Food Banks Receive 24 Tons of Potatoes from Maryland Farm

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—Two food pantries in West Virginia received a donation that went a long way in putting food on their clients’ tables. First Fruits Farm of Freeland,…