Category Archives: News

Huttonsville’s Pastoral Center Renamed the Mary Help of Christians Pastoral Center

HUTTONSVILLE—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced that the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville has been renamed the Mary Help of Christians Pastoral Center. The change has been ratified by Archbishop William…

Scholarships Available for National Catholic Youth Choir

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn.—When Olivia Kochunas (NCYC Alum 2015. 2016) of St. William’s Catholic Church in Warren, Ohio went to Minnesota for a youth choir camp, she knew there would be lots…

Wheeling Jesuit to Continue Respiratory Care Practitioner Program

WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University has officially announced the continuation of the Respiratory Care Practitioner Program, formerly known as the respiratory therapy program. Marybeth Emmerth, associate professor and program director, is an…

St. Agnes to be on Shepherdstown’s First Christmas Tour of Churches

SHEPHERDSTOWN—St. Agnes Parish will open its doors to visitors the day after Christmas. Along with other faith communities in the town, St. Agnes will be participating in Shepherdstown’s first annual…

Young Catholics Invited to ‘Ignite Their Faith’

WEST VIRGINIA—Ignite Your Faith Diocesan Middle and High School Rally and Confirmation Gathering will be held at four locations across the diocese in the coming months. Presented by the Diocesan…

Clarksburg’s Notre Dame and St. Mary’s Holding Facebook Fundraising Campaign

CLARKSBURG—The Notre Dame & St. Mary’s end of year Facebook campaign is underway. More than $800 has been raised so far to support academic and extracurricular activities and building maintenance…

Huntington/St. Joseph School’s Amy Parent Named One of the Best Teachers in the Nation

By Colleen Rowan HUNTINGTON—The St. Joseph Catholic School community in Huntington gathered for an assembly in the gym Nov. 30 to honor second-grade teacher Amy Parent who received the first…

Penance Services for Advent

Wheeling Vicariate—St. Francis Xavier, Moundsville, Dec. 9, 4 p.m.; Corpus Christi, Wheeling, Dec. 10, 6 p.m.; St. Anthony’s Follansbee, Dec. 16, 4 p.m.; St. Michael’s, Wheeling, Dec. 17, 7 p.m.;…

Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Single Largest Appeal Supports Its Programs throughout the State

From Catholic Charities West Virginia Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) single largest appeal is underway now through the end of the year with its highest goal yet of $500,000. Proceeds…

Appeal Supports Elderly Religious

The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held Dec. 8-9 in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. Coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) in Washington, the appeal benefits…