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Charleston Serra to Hold Free Program on Marriage

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—The Serra Club of Charleston will present an uplifting program on Christian marriage Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church in South Charleston featuring EWTN…

WJU Renovates Residence Hall, Makes Facility Upgrades

WHEELING—Wheeling Jesuit University spent the summer making upgrades to a residence hall and other facilities—work that improved infrastructure and enhanced safety throughout the campus.  One of the projects undertaken was…

LARCUM Conference to be Held in Charleston

CHARLESTON—The foruth annual LARCUM Conference (Lutheran, Anglican, Roman Catholic, United Methodist) will be held Sept. 11-13 at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston. This year’s conference will focus on…

Phase I of Diocese’s Joining Our Neighbors Plan begins

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced the implementation of the pastoral planning process entitled Joining our Neighbors, which includes changes in all of the vicariates. The…

Knights of Columbus Councils Accompany the Silver Rose of Guadalupe through West Virginia

Lynne Snyder Photo The Knights of Columbus Council No. 603 is pictured at Holy Rosary Church in Buckhannon with the Silver Rose of Guadalupe. From left are Frank Koenig, John…

Morgantown Magnificat Prayer Breakfast to Feature Sister Therese Marie Iglesias

MORGANTOWN—Religious life is not a fairy tale…being Christian isn’t either,” says Sister Therese Marie Iglesias, the featured speaker at the next Morgantown Magnificat inspirational prayer breakfast. “My vocation points to…

A Report from Catholic Charities W.Va. on Flood Recovery

By Catholic Charities West Virginia Over the past year, West Virginians have come together to rebuild in the aftermath of the deadly, historic flooding of June 2016. From day one,…

Beckley Catholic Community Says Good-bye to Sister Janice Rospert

By Colleen Rowan BECKLEY—The Catholic community in Beckley is preparing to say a reluctant good-bye to Sister Janice Rospert, OSF, who has served as director of religious education at St….

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…