Category Archives: News

Sister Jane Harrington Announced as Board of Directors Chairman for Catholic Charities West Virginia

Sister Jane Harrington has been elected as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa). “Sister Jane’s love for all West Virginians, as well as…

A Cause Without Cuisine underway in Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG—For the second year, Catholic Charities West Virginia in Martins- burg is hosting an online auction fundraiser that will assist those in the community who are most in need of…

5K Virtual Walk & Run for Metro Valley Gabriel Project Open to All

CHARLESTON—The Second Annual Diaper Dash 5K Virtual Walk & Run is now underway to benefit the Metro Valley Gabriel Project. The event will be open to all to participate no…

Wheeling University Again Named a Top Tier Regional Institution by U.S. News

WHEELING—U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges Guide, one of the go-to sources for national college rankings, has named Wheeling University a top-tier Best Regional University – South, maintaining…

Employment Opportunity

At Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa), we have a culture deeply rooted in Catholic social teaching and respect all Catholic beliefs and practices. The Grant Writer is responsible for writing…

Bishop Mark E. Brennan has made public the following appointments:

Very Rev. John S. Ledford, V.F., is appointed pastor of St. John Parish in Benwood and St. James Parish in McMechen, effective September 1, 2021. This appointment is in addition…

Diocesan Pastoral Council Conducting Pastoral Needs Survey

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocesan Pastoral Council (DPC) for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is conducting a pastoral needs survey. With the title, “Let Your Voices be Heard,” the survey…

Catholic Distance University Has Great Offerings This Fall

A Free Online Apologetics Seminar, and Opportunities to Begin Degree or Certificate Program Online WEST VIRGINIA— Fall is a great time to enroll in a free online seminar at Catholic…

Blue Mass to be Celebrated on Eve of 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

By Colleen Rowan WEIRTON—On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States, the Catholic community of Weirton will honor their heroes—police,…

Young Adults Invited to Encounter Love An Enriching Event on Building Strong Relationships

By Joyce Bibey MORGANTOWN—St. John University Parish and the Mountaineer Catholic Campus Ministry invite young adults from across the state to an event in Morgantown on the banks of the…