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Charity in Action Awards to Honor Compassionate Commitment of Esteemed West Virginians

WEST VIRGINIA—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2019 Charity in Action Award in Charleston. The honorees are Dick Ash of Huntington, Sandy Koncir of…

‘Christ Will Never Forsake His Church,’ Bishop Brennan Tells Wheeling Serrans

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Despite the current scandals and the hurt caused by some, the life of the church continues on, “because Christ will never forsake his church,” Bishop Mark E….

West Virginia Catholic Schools Are Ready to Move Mountains This School Year

By Colleen Rowan The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s 25 Catholic Schools are ready to move mountains in Catholic education. With the new theme for this academic year, “MOVING MOUNTAINS-EMPOWERED BY KNOWLEDGE-TRANSFORMED BY…

Wheeling University Reauthorized by West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

Aug 16, 2019 — Wheeling University today announced that it has been fully reauthorized by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (WV HEPC) and will welcome students for the…

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…