Category Archives: News

Wheeling Jesuit to Continue Respiratory Care Practitioner Program

WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University has officially announced the continuation of the Respiratory Care Practitioner Program, formerly known as the respiratory therapy program. Marybeth Emmerth, associate professor and program director, is an…

St. Agnes to be on Shepherdstown’s First Christmas Tour of Churches

SHEPHERDSTOWN—St. Agnes Parish will open its doors to visitors the day after Christmas. Along with other faith communities in the town, St. Agnes will be participating in Shepherdstown’s first annual…

Young Catholics Invited to ‘Ignite Their Faith’

WEST VIRGINIA—Ignite Your Faith Diocesan Middle and High School Rally and Confirmation Gathering will be held at four locations across the diocese in the coming months. Presented by the Diocesan…

Clarksburg’s Notre Dame and St. Mary’s Holding Facebook Fundraising Campaign

CLARKSBURG—The Notre Dame & St. Mary’s end of year Facebook campaign is underway. More than $800 has been raised so far to support academic and extracurricular activities and building maintenance…

Huntington/St. Joseph School’s Amy Parent Named One of the Best Teachers in the Nation

By Colleen Rowan HUNTINGTON—The St. Joseph Catholic School community in Huntington gathered for an assembly in the gym Nov. 30 to honor second-grade teacher Amy Parent who received the first…

Penance Services for Advent

Wheeling Vicariate—St. Francis Xavier, Moundsville, Dec. 9, 4 p.m.; Corpus Christi, Wheeling, Dec. 10, 6 p.m.; St. Anthony’s Follansbee, Dec. 16, 4 p.m.; St. Michael’s, Wheeling, Dec. 17, 7 p.m.;…

Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Single Largest Appeal Supports Its Programs throughout the State

From Catholic Charities West Virginia Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) single largest appeal is underway now through the end of the year with its highest goal yet of $500,000. Proceeds…

Appeal Supports Elderly Religious

The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held Dec. 8-9 in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. Coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) in Washington, the appeal benefits…

Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston Releases List of Priests Credibly Accused of Abuse Against Minors

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has released the names of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors as it pertains to the Charter for the Protection of Children…

Archbishop Lori Praises West Virginians for Ending Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—The people of West Virginia have shown their devotion to the culture of life by voting to end taxpayer funding of abortion in the state, said Baltimore…