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New Tax Law Could Offer Great Financial Opportunity in Paying Catholic School Tuition

By Greg Dolan, director of Policy and Outreach Catholic Education Partners, and Jennifer Hornyak, associate superintendent of Accreditation and Technology for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Department of Catholic Schools A…

Catholic Charities WV Race for Hope to be Held in Elkins

ELKINS—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) Eighth Annual Race for Hope will be held May 5 in Elkins. The race features a half marathon and a 5k walk/run on the Allegheny…

Lenten Vespers to be Held at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Wheeling

WHEELING—The Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling will hold Solemn Vespers (Evening Prayer from the Liturgy of the Hours) each Sunday during Lent (including Palm Sunday) at 6 p.m. In…

Annual Holy Spirit Seminar Set for March at Pipestem

PIPESTEM—The annual Cath- olic Holy Spirit Seminar is celebrating its 20th year. With the theme “Be Who God Meant You To Be & You Will Set The World On Fire”…

Morganton Magnificat to Hold Prayer Breakfast March 3

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next inspirational prayer breakfast, featuring Mary Shields. A Harrison County CCD, Confirmation, and TEC teacher, Shields will…

Feed the Hungry Effort Conducted in Kingwood

By Lynne S. Llewellyn KINGWOOD—One hundred and fifty volunteers came together at Camp Dawson National Guard indoor training facility in Kingwood Jan. 20 to package 40,000 meals to feed the…

Wheeling Parish to Host World Marriage Day Mass & Dinner

WHEELING—St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Wheeling will hold a spcial celebration for World Marriage Day Feb. 10 with Mass and a candlelight dinner. The event is open to members…

Wheeling Hospital Hosting Operation Street Smart Adult Drug Education Program

WHEELING—Operation Street Smart, an adult drug education program, will be presented at Wheeling Hospital Dec. 4. The program, presented in partnership with the McKeen Group, offers continuing education credits to…

Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Annual Appeal underway

WHEELING—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) began its annual appeal to donors in October. As donors respond they are hopeful they will achieve their annual goal of $454,000.  The annual appeal…

MAC Conference Set for February in Baltimore

BALTIMORE—Inviting all diocesan, school and parish leaders to the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Congress Conference (MAC) at the Hilton Baltimore Feb.15-17. As in the past, to encourage participation, the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston…