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Morgantown Magnificat Event will Feature Father Jim O’Connor

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next inspirational prayer breakfast, featuring Christian singer/songwriter Father Jim O’Connor. A priest for 37 years, Father O’Connor…

Golf Tournament to Benefit West Virginians for Life

KINGWOOD—The seventh annual Golf FORE Life Tournament will take place Sunday, June 9, in Kingwood at the Preston Country Club. The day includes registration and lunch, a 1 p.m. putting…

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Catholic Charities West Virginia to Deploy Volunteers to the Texas Border

Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) is answering the call to help with the humanitarian crisis at the nation’s Southern Border. Officials with Catholic Charities USA say that the recent surge…

Ecumenical Conference to Focus on Opioid Crisis in West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston (DWC), Catholic Charities WV (CCWVa) and the West Virginia Council of Churches (WVCC) are working together to combat the opioid crisis in West…

Morgantown Priest Joins in Ecumenical Discussion on Care for the Environment

By Colleen Rowan MORGANTOWN—Father Walter Jagela, pastor of St. John University Parish in Morgantown, took part in an ecumenical discussion concerning care for the environment. Joining him in the April…

Mountain State’s Catholic Faithful Generously Respond to Call for Care of Religious

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Catholic faithful of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston have once again generously given to the annual Retirement Fund for Religious, rasing more than $82,877 in the collection…

Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon to Hold Volunteer Program Management Seminar

BUCKHANNON — The Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon will hold a Volunteer Program Management seminar May 7 from 10-11:30 a.m. at West Virginia Wesleyan College Performing Arts Center, Greek Alumni Roomn,…

A Letter from Archbishop Lori

Dear Clergy, Religious and Lay Faithful of the Diocese, As the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, it has been a great joy to walk with you these past…

State Attorney General Files Suit against Diocese, Bishop Bransfield

WHEELING—Pointing to its “rigorous Safe Environment Program, the foundation of which is a zero tolerance policy for any cleric, employee or volunteer credibly accused of abuse,” the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston…