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CDU Partners with Shepherd University

SHEPHERDSTOWN—On July 23 Catholic Distance University signed a memorandum of understanding and an articulation agreement with Shepherd University, a state university in West Virginia. The agreement allows students who earn…

Cuisine With A Cause to Benefit Catholic Charities W.Va.

MARTINSBURG—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) invites the public to enjoy some of the Eastern Panhandle’s best food at its eighth annual Cuisine With A Cause scheduled for Monday, Sept. 9,…

St. George Camporee to Gather Scouts in Morgantown

By Martina Hart MORGANTOWN—The St. George Camporee (formerly known as the Catholic Camporee) will be held at Camp Mountaineer in Morgantown Oct. 4-6. St. George is recognized worldwide as the…

Christianity and Civil Government Focus of LARCUM Conference

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—Christianity and Civil Government and its history, theology and implications for citizens, pastors and institutions will be the focus of the LARCUM Conference of West Virginia’s upcoming…

Three New Seminarians This Year

By Colleen Rowan The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced the addition of three new seminarians for this year. They are Derek Rader, Billy Timmermeyer, and Andrew Weiss. The new seminarians…

New Tuition Programs at Parkersburg Catholic Schools New Tuition Programs

By Colleen Rowan PARKERSBURG—Parkersburg Catholic Schools launched two new tuition programs for students. These opportunities are available for a limited time with limited space, and are open to students at…

Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents to Hold Retreat in Morgantown this Fall

By Colleen Rowan The Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents will present a one-day retreat at St. Mary Church in Morgantown Oct. 19. The retreat serves the spiritual needs of parents…

Pope Issues Sanctions against Bishop Bransfield

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield is prohibited from presiding or participating in any public liturgy, and is obligated to make personal amends for the harm he caused—the nature…

PACE Conference Set for October in Charleston

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is offering its annual PACE Conference Oct. 23-24 at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston. PACE stands for Parish Administration & Collaborative…

Parkersburg Catholic High School Student Receives NCYC Scholarship

PARKERSBURG—Paul Benedict Takeshi Teltscher, a sophomore at Parkersburg Catholic High School and a parishioner of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Parkersburg, was the recipient of a Bishop Scholarship donated…