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Retreat for Survivors of Abuse to be Held

Survivors of all forms of abuse across the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston are invited to attend a special retreat entitled, “The Way.” The Way is 3-day guided meditation and prayer program…

Vatican Extends Traditional All Souls’ Day Indulgences

By Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With the COVID-19 pandemic still underway and with restrictions on gatherings still in place in some countries, the Vatican has again extended…

Marriage Conference Will Bring Opportunity to Grow in Holiness, Evangelization Director Says

By Colleen Rowan “Where Spouses Discover God’s Plan for Their Family.” This is how organizers of the Together in Holiness Conference on marriage describe this upcoming event. It is a…

Cathedral to Hold Evening Prayer for the Dead

WHEELING—The church dedicates the entire month of November to remembering all her faithful children who have departed from this life but have not yet attained the joys of heaven. “As…

Vocation Awareness Week is Nov. 7-13

National Vocation Awareness Week is an annual celebration of the U.S. Catholic Church dedicated to promoting vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life through prayer and education, and calling…

A Letter from Father Phillip Szabo

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, A very big thank you to everyone who has supported me over the years with your prayers, friendship, cards, good food, and many other…

Vocation Series to be Held at St. Michael Parish in Wheeling

WHEELING—St. Michael Parish in Wheeling invites all to “Celebrating Vocation: Through, With, and in Christ” Nov. 8-11. Each evening event in the series will be held at 6:15 p.m. in…

Britt, Buck, Wilson Serve as Northern Panhandle Diocesan Pastoral Council Representatives

By Joyce Bibey WHEELING—Having an honest and open forum of dialogue to strengthen and unify the Church in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is the shared goal for the Wheeling Vicariate…

Mass Honoring St. Joseph to be Celebrated in Weirton

By Colleen Rowan WEIRTON—The Weirton Catholic community will have the chance to gather for a celebration in the Year of St. Joseph. A Mass to honor St. Joseph will be…

Priests Learning More about Domestic Violence

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, annually observed in October, priests of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston are learning more about the issue, how to recognize signs of abuse…