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Wheeling Jesuit University Receives Vital Support from Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston

WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University announced that the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, through the generosity of Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, has acted to help stabilize the financial operations of the university. As West…

2017 Graduating Classes of Diocese’s Seven Catholic High Schools Offered $25 Million in Scholarships

WEST VIRGINIA—Members of the 2017 graduating classes of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s seven Catholic high schools across West Virginia were collectively offered $25 million in scholarships. The newly graduated of…

Charles Town Parish to Host St. Philomena Medical Benefit Concert

CHARLES TOWN—This is the second year that St. James the Greater Parish in Charles Town is having the St. Philomena Medical Benefit Concert, the proceeds of which will be donated…

Morgantown Magnificat to Hold Prayer Breakfast in June

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia’s Morgantown Magnificat chapter invites women from around the state to its next inspirational prayer breakfast, featuring Nikki Bruni, Pittsburgh director of “40 Days for Life.” Bruni is a…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Begins

Catholic Sharing Appeal Begins By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—With a $1.8 million goal, the annual Catholic Sharing Appeal has begun with the theme “Give Your Hands to Serve and Your Hearts…

Clarksburg Notre Dame Senior Accepted into Four United States Service Academies

CLARKSBURG—Clarksburg native and Notre Dame High School senior Alexander Anthony Altenburg achieved an honor held by only a handful of students each year when he was admitted into four United…

Memorial Mass for Babies Who Died before Birth to be Held in Weirton

WEIRTON—A memorial Mass for babies who died before birth will be held May 19 at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart of Mary Church in Weirton. The Mass is being sponsored…

Two Pro-Life Bills Passed in W.Va.

CHARLESTON—The Parent’s Right to Know Act, HB 2002, was amended in the Senate and passed on the last day of the session by a 28-6 vote. The House concurred a…

Catholic Charities W.Va. to Offer Free Health & Wellness Expo in Whitesville

WHITESVILLE—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) Western Region will host its fourth annual Health and Wellness Expo in Whitesville April 28. The expo will feature information from various agencies and experts…

Race for Hope Will Help Support Catholic Charities’ Efforts in Elkins

ELKINS—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) will have its seventh annual Race for Hope Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk May 13 near Elkins. The race has been an annual fundraiser for…