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PACE Conference Returns to Charleston

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—The fourth installment of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s PACE (Parish Administration & Collaborative Education) will be held Oct. 17-18 at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston….

Chief Executive Officer for Catholic Charities West Virginia Announced

WHEELING—Beth Zarate has been appointed chief executive officer of Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa), effective Oct. 19. Zarate comes to West Virginia from Texas, where she most recently served as…

Bridgeport Parish to Host Free Concert Featuring Vocal Group Chanticle

BRIDGEPORT—All Saints Church in Bridgeport will be the site of a free concert, featuring the renowned multi-Grammy Award winning group Chanticleer Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. The parish has received…

Knights of Columbus to Host Catholic Men’s Formation & Service Weekend Retreat

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—A Catholic Men’s Formation & Service Weekend Retreat will be held at Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville Oct. 27-29. Sponsored and hosted by the West…

A statement from Bishop Michael J. Bransfield

It is with grave concern that I view the latest bill proposed in the U.S. Senate to reform the Affordable Care Act. The Cassidy-Graham Bill, while happily maintaining the current…

Nominations for the Bishop’s Cross Being Accepted

WEST VIRGINIA— Nominations for the Bishop’s Cross 2018 are now open and will be accepted until Oct. 13. Anyone is eligible to nominate an individual, a group, a couple or…

CCWVa Webster Springs Receives ‘Stamp out Hunger’ Campaign Donations

WEBSTER SPRINGS—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) Webster Springs Office was the beneficiary of the Webster Springs Post Office’s third annual food drive, “Stamp out Hunger.” Nearly 2,000 pounds of nonperishable…

Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center Volunteer Receives Governor’s Service Award

WHEELING—Hot meals and a warm heart have been two of the things Jerry Morris has provided to Wheeling residents for the last 18 years through assistance programs at Catholic Charities…

Charleston Serra to Hold Free Program on Marriage

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—The Serra Club of Charleston will present an uplifting program on Christian marriage Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church in South Charleston featuring EWTN…

WJU Renovates Residence Hall, Makes Facility Upgrades

WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University spent the summer making upgrades to a residence hall and other facilities—work that improved infrastructure and enhanced safety throughout the campus.  One of the projects undertaken was…