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Catholic Conference of W.Va. on Amendment 1

From the Catholic Conference of West Virginia During this Respect Life Month, we keep in mind the needs of mothers and children, especially those living in poverty. An important source…

Novena for Vocations and More Planned for Vocations Awareness Week

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—“St. Irenaeus reminds us that the glory of God is the person fully alive,” said Father Dennis R. Schuelkens, Jr., director of Vocations and Seminarians for…

Holy Hour of Eucharistic Adoration for the Priesthood and Religious Life

WHEELING—On Nov. 4, from 4-5 p.m., a Holy Hour of Eucharistic Adoration for the Priesthood and Religious Life in Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston will be offered at St. Vincent de Paul Parish…

Congregation of St. Joseph Sisters to Hold 30th and Final Spaghetti Dinner & Craft Sale

WHEELING—Sisters of the Congregation of St. Joseph invite you to their 30th and Final Spaghetti Dinner and Craft Sale from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 4 at Mount St. Joseph,…

Lay-Led Investigation Begins

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—The investigation into allegations of sexual harassment of adults by Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, former bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, is being led by a five-member…

Bryan Minor Appointed Delegate of Administrative Affairs for Diocese

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore and apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has appointed Bryan Minor, a layperson, to serve as delegate of administrative affairs…

Pope Francis Appoints Archbishop William Lori Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston

Pope Francis Appoints Archbishop William Lori Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston BALTIMORE, MD, September 13—Following his acceptance of the letter of resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield, the Holy…

Community Conversation on Substance Abuse to be Held

By Colleen Rowan BRIDGEPORT—Continuing its efforts combating West Virginia’s opioid crisis, All Saints Parish in Bridgeport will host the eighth installment of Community Conversation on Substance Abuse focusing on “What’s…

U.S. News Ranks Wheeling Jesuit Best Regional University in West Virginia

WHEELING—For the 23rd consecutive year, Wheeling Jesuit University has been recognized as one of the top Best Regional Universities in the South Region by U.S. News and World Report Best…

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

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The West Virginia Knights of Columbus will once again host a Catholic Men’s Formation & Service Weekend Retreat at Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville. This…