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Diocese’s Preparing for Christian Marriage 2021 Retreats Announced

WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Office of Evangelization and Catechesis has announced the schedule for Preparing for Christian Marriage Retreats for 2021. All of the retreats will be held at…

St. Joseph Retreat Center Offering Healing Circle – Online January to May

WHEELING—Healing Circle – Online is a five-part series to be offered once a month beginning Jan. 14 from 7 to 8 p.m. The online gatherings will be facilitated by Dr….

New Programs, Resources Begin at West Virginia Institute for Spirituality This Month

CHARLESTON—The West Virginia Institute for Spirituality in Charleston has many upcoming opportunities and new resources available beginning this month. All of the programs are being offered via Zoom, and there…

Message from Catholic Charities CEO

By Beth Zarate, Catholc Charities West Virginia President and Chief Executive Officer I am incredibly proud to be a part of Catholic Charities West Virginia and our work as the…

Visiting Hours Cut Back, Treatment Tent to Open at Wheeling Hospital

WHEELING—As of Jan. 8, visitation will be further restricted at Wheeling Hospital due to the COVID-19 surge. There will be no visitation to floors 2, 3 4 and 5 of…

Year of St. Joseph Brings Special Opportunity to the Diocese

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Pope Francis’ proclamation of the Year of St. Joseph Dec. 8 celebrates the 150th anniversary of the declaration of the foster father of Jesus as Patron of…

A Letter from Bishop Brennan

Dear faithful of the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese, We have reason to be grateful to God that some vaccines are now being made available to various segments of our American population and…

All Saints Parish Unveils St. Corona Icon

By Colleen Rowan The image of a powerful intercessor in troubling times has been added to the many likenesses of saints that grace the interior walls of the Bridgeport church…

Msgr. Sadie Celebrates 90th Birthday at His Beloved Former Parish, Basilica Co-Cathedral

By Martina Hart Msgr. P. Edward Sadie, P.A., V.F., S.T.L., rector emeritus of the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston, celebrated his 90th birthday on Dec….

Diocese has Renewed Commitment to ‘Faithful, Fun’ Camping Ministry, New Director Says

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston announced last month the reopening of its summer youth camping ministry in Huttonsville with a new name and new leadership. Blessed Carlo Acutis…