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CCWVa Joins Task Force Fighting Human Trafficking in West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA—Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) Migration and Refugee Services is part of a new collaboration of organizations working together in their efforts to combat human trafficking in West Virginia….

Program Paring Exercise with Recitation of the Rosary Being Offered in Buckhannon and Weston

BUCKHANNON—SoulCore classes are now being offered at Holy Rosary Parish in Buckhannon and St. Patrick Parish in Weston. This is a contemporary core workout that pairs exercise with the prayers of…

West Virginia Food Banks Receive 24 Tons of Potatoes from Maryland Farm

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—Two food pantries in West Virginia received a donation that went a long way in putting food on their clients’ tables. First Fruits Farm of Freeland,…

Annual Collection will Support Eldercare Needs of Religious Communities

WEST VIRGINIA—The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held Dec. 10-11 in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. Coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO), the parish-based appeal benefits…

Mass for Public Officials, Eucharistic Adoration for the Nation to be Held in Wheeling 

WHEELING—Mass for the Intention of Those in Public Office and Eucharistic Adoration for our Nation will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Wheeling offering opportunities for parishioners and visitors to pray for the welfare…

CDU to Honor Carl Anderson and Archbishop Lori

CHARLES TOWN, WV – Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight, and Archbishop William E. Lori, S.T.D., Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus and Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, will…

Former Miss America to be Keynote Speaker at CCWVa’s Autumn Gathering in Charleston

CHARLESTON—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) will host its Sixth Annual Autumn Gathering Oct. 28. The event is held to commemorate and inspire the good works of the organization. The keynote…

Youth Invited to ‘Ignite Your Faith’ with Bishop Bransfield

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—The diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry is looking to ignite the faith of young people across the diocese with its annual series of Middle…

Congregation of St. Joseph Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Service Projects

WEST VIRGINIA—In honor the 10th anniversary of the formation of the Congregation of St. Joseph—formerd by the combination of seven groups of Sisters of St. Joseph—the sisters are organizing two…