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Fourth PACE Conference Held in Charleston

By Martina Hart CHARLESTON—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston held its fourth PACE (Parish Administration & Collaborative Education) Conference at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston Oct. 17-18, bringing together more…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Surpasses $1.8 Million Goal

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Catholic Sharing Appeal has surpassed its $1.8 million goal—months earlier than in past years, said Krissie Benson, director of Development for the…

Weston Knights of Columbus and Parish to Present Christmas Concert

MORGANTOWN—Knights of Columbus, Council 1415 in Weston invites all to “An Evening of Christmas Celebration” with St. Patrick Parish in Weston, presenting the Festival Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Chorus at…

‘Faith, Hope, Love: Our Common Home’ Social Ministries Conference to be Held in South Charleston

By Colleen Rowan SOUTH CHARLESTON—“Faith, Hope, Love: Our Common Home” Social Ministries Conference will be held at Blessed Sacrament Church in South Charleston Nov. 4 from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The…

Special Collection for Hurricane Relief to be Held Oct. 28 & 29

In response to the critical need of our brothers and sisters in Christ of the Diocese of St. Thomas—U.S. Virgin Islands following hurricanes Irma and Maria, Bishop Michael J. Bransfield…

‘The Rescue Prayer’ Cards for Loved Ones Suffering Addiction to be Distributed to all Parishes

WEST VIRGINIA—One of the most difficult things that many people encounter today is the helplessness that is felt when dealing with a loved one who is struggling with addiction. This…

PACE Conference Returns to Charleston

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—The fourth installment of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s PACE (Parish Administration & Collaborative Education) will be held Oct. 17-18 at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston….

Chief Executive Officer for Catholic Charities West Virginia Announced

WHEELING—Beth Zarate has been appointed chief executive officer of Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa), effective Oct. 19. Zarate comes to West Virginia from Texas, where she most recently served as…

Bridgeport Parish to Host Free Concert Featuring Vocal Group Chanticle

BRIDGEPORT—All Saints Church in Bridgeport will be the site of a free concert, featuring the renowned multi-Grammy Award winning group Chanticleer Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. The parish has received…

Knights of Columbus to Host Catholic Men’s Formation & Service Weekend Retreat

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—A Catholic Men’s Formation & Service Weekend Retreat will be held at Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville Oct. 27-29. Sponsored and hosted by the West…