Category Archives: News

Special Feature of Diocese’s Summer Youth Camp Program

Check out our latest issue for a special section on the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Catholic summer youth program Camp Bosco and the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center where it is held.

Corpus Christi Parish and School Mark Centennial

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Catholics of the Warwood suburb of Wheeling came together the weekend of June 17-19 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Corpus Christi Parish and School. They were…

Bishop Approves Special Collection for Flood Victims

Bishop Michael Bransfield has approved a special collection to support recovery efforts related to the historic flooding that has struck 44 counties in West Virginia this week. Parishes and missions in…

St. Michael Parish School in Wheeling Announces New Principal

Tim Bishop Photo St. Michael Parish School in Wheeling announced that Jamie Wilson Kovalski has been named principal of the school. She is pictured here with Dr. Vincent de Paul…

Ordained—Father Cody Ford & Father Brian Crenwelge

Colleen Rowan Photo Newly ordained priests Father Cody Ford, left, and Father Brian Crenwelge, right, are pictured with Bishop Michael J. Bransfield following their ordination to the priesthood June 4…

Thirteen Permanent Deacons Ordained

Colleen Rowan Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield ordains the 13 permanent deacons at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston May 7. By Tim Bishop “We…

Loaves & Fishes Camp to Mark 30th Anniversary of Serving Children in Need in Summers County

Courtesy Photos—Children of Summers County enjoy the Loaves & Fishes Camp. Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Loaves & Fishes Summer Youth Camp will mark its 30th anniversary in June of providing…

Sisters of the Missionary Servants of the Word Mark First Anniversary in Eastern Panhandle

John Sherwood Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield and the Sisters of the Missionary Servants of the Word are pictured with children at St. Joseph Parish in Martinsburg. Also pictured, from…

Parkersburg Catholic High School Students Partner with CCWVa in Reaching out to Those in Need

Courtesy Photo Parkersburg Catholic High School students stock Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Mobile Outreach and Wellness Works Food Pantry. PARKERSBURG—Parkersburg Catholic High School students have made helping the less fortunate…

PACE Conference Touted as Success

By Tim Bishop CHARLESTON—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s PACE (Pastoral Administration & Collaborative Education) Conference is being touted as a great success by both diocesan officials and by those who attended….