Category Archives: News

Basilica Co-Cathedral to Hold Rosary Rally

PARKERSBURG—The Catholic churches of the Mid–Ohio Valley along with the Knights of Columbus would like to extend an invitation to join together for the fifth annual area Rosary Rally. The…

St. Joseph’s of Proctor to Hold Homecoming

PROCTOR—St. Joseph Church in Proctor will be having its Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 13. Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. with a dinner following at St. Joseph Hall. Tickets are available for…

Shepherdstown Catholics will ‘Walk for the Poor’

SHEPHERDSTOWN—St. Agnes Conference of the St. Vincent Paul Society (SVDP) will host its sixth annual “Walk for the Poor” on Sunday, Oct. 6. The walk will begin at 1 p.m….

Important Message from Bishop Mark Brennan

My Dear Friends in Christ, First, I want to express my deepest gratitude for the warmth of your welcome, your kind and thoughtful words and gestures of support and assurance…

Bishop Brennan’s Homily

Installation Mass, St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Wheeling, August 22, 2019 A people walked in darkness and dwelt in the land of gloom. Those words of Isaiah, referring to enemy armies oppressing the kingdom of…

Msgr. Ostrowski Appointed Vicar General

WHEELING—Bishop Mark E. Brennan has announced the appointment of Monsignor Eugene S. Ostrowski as vicar general and moderator of the curia of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, effective September 3, 2019….

Charity in Action Awards to Honor Compassionate Commitment of Esteemed West Virginians

WEST VIRGINIA—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2019 Charity in Action Award in Charleston. The honorees are Dick Ash of Huntington, Sandy Koncir of…

‘Christ Will Never Forsake His Church,’ Bishop Brennan Tells Wheeling Serrans

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Despite the current scandals and the hurt caused by some, the life of the church continues on, “because Christ will never forsake his church,” Bishop Mark E….

West Virginia Catholic Schools Are Ready to Move Mountains This School Year

By Colleen Rowan The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s 25 Catholic Schools are ready to move mountains in Catholic education. With the new theme for this academic year, “MOVING MOUNTAINS-EMPOWERED BY KNOWLEDGE-TRANSFORMED BY…

Wheeling University Reauthorized by West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

Aug 16, 2019 — Wheeling University today announced that it has been fully reauthorized by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (WV HEPC) and will welcome students for the…