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Accolades Continue to Roll in for Wheeling University

WHEELING—Even during a global pandemic, Wheeling University continues to flourish, and the accolades are piling up. Continuing to impress with a world-class education, Wheeling University was recently named the Best…

OCP Now Offering USCCB-Approved Breaking Bread 2021 eMissal App

By Colleen Rowan PORTLAND—Oregon Catholic Press (OCP) has announced the launch of its new Breaking Bread 2021 eMissal app, “a very practical resource for the church during unusual circumstances,” OCP…

OCP Announces Open Application for Annual Grants Program for Parish and Campus Ministry Communities

PORTLAND—At a time when Catholic parishes and campus ministry programs are experiencing particular financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon Catholic Press (OCP) has opened the application process for…

Bishop Traveling the State for Holy Week

At the Cathedral: Holy Thursday, Good Friday will be Livestreamed; Easter Sunday Mass will be Televised Live and Livestreamed By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Bishop Mark Brennan will be on the road…

Pro-Life Bill Passes WV House 83-15

CHARLESTON—The Second Chances at Life Act (HB 2982/SB 609) successfully passed in the West Virginia House of Delegates March 24 by a bipartisan 83-15 vote. This after a 19-5 vote…

Special Collections for the Holy Land and DWC Seminarians

WEST VIRGINIA—Two special collections will be held in the parishes and missions of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston during Holy Week and Easter. On Good Friday, the Pontifical Good Friday Holy…

Gifts from the Holy Land Coming to Holy Rosary, Buckhannon

BUCKHANNON—Coming to Holy Rosary on the weekend of April 17-19 are beautiful handmade olivewood carvings from the Holy Land. The Christians of the Holy Land have suffered and continue to…

Chester and New Cumberland Parishes Begin Family Masses

CHESTER—In addition to Mass intentions for the day, Sacred Heart Parish in Chester and Immaculate Conception Parish in New Cumberland began praying for five parish families at each Mass. The…

Canons Regular Offer Masses, Vespers, and More Live on Facebook

CHARLES TOWN—The Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem are Augustinian monastic priests who observe the full Divine Office in choir each day. This beautiful community is in Charles Town and…

St. Joseph Retreat Center’s Zoom Series to Reflect on God’s Creation

WHEELING—The Easter Season is a time to celebrate Christ’s resurrection and new life all around. “To better help us focus on this theme, you are invited to join us as…