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CCWVa Celebrates Organizations Funded by Catholic Campaign for Human Development

By Kate Kosydar, Courtesy of The Voice WEST VIRGINIA—The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), the national anti-poverty program of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has been working with citizens to…

WV Knights open Hurricane Shelters

Ahead of the storms we have several Councils along the southern border of West Virginia. These locations should be readily accessible to Virginia and North Carolina. We welcome anyone who…

Historic Enrollment for Wheeling Jesuit University

WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University’s new President, Dr. Michael P. Mihalyo, Jr. joined the campus community in welcoming the largest freshman class in the university’s history to campus Friday. “Today is a…

Dr. Carroll Morrison Looks Back on 20 Years as Principal of Notre Dame High School

By Colleen Rowan “The Catholic Community in Clarksburg and North Central West Virginia owes a great debt of gratitude to Dr. Carroll Morrison,” said Very Rev. Casey Mahone, V.F., as he spoke…

Bethlehem Farm Receives Franciscan Sisters’ Grant to Increase Solar Power in Appalachia

TALCOTT—The Wheaton (IL) Franciscan Sisters Ministry Fund awarded grant funding to Bethlehem Farm, an intentional Catholic community in Talcott that provides home repair in Appalachia. The grant, the largest in…

Catholic Charities W.Va. to Hold Drive for Hope Golf Scramble

PARKERSBURG—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) will hold its annual Drive for Hope Golf Scramble July 21 in Parkersburg. The tournament will be held at the Worthington Golf Club located at…

West Virginia Flood: Two Years Later

Over the past two years, West Virginians have come together to rebuild in the aftermath of the deadly, historic flooding of June 2016. That flooding touched 42 of West Virginia’s…

2018 Graduating Classes of Diocese’s Six Catholic High Schools Offered $23 Million in Scholarships

WEST VIRGINIA—Members of the 2018 graduating classes of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s six Catholic high schools across West Virginia were collectively offered $23 million in scholarships. The newly graduated of…

Four Parishes undergo Canonical Change in Status through Joining Our Neighbors

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced canonical change in status to four parishes located within the Wheeling, Beckley and Clarksburg vicariates in the pastoral planning process…

Retreat for Grieving Parents to be Held in Weirton

WEIRTON—Sacred Heart of Mary Parish in Weirton will host the Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents, one-day spiritual retreat July 21 from 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., serving the spiritual needs of grieving…