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Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents to Hold Retreat in Morgantown this Fall

By Colleen Rowan The Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents will present a one-day retreat at St. Mary Church in Morgantown Oct. 19. The retreat serves the spiritual needs of parents…

Pope Issues Sanctions against Bishop Bransfield

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Bishop Michael J. Bransfield is prohibited from presiding or participating in any public liturgy, and is obligated to make personal amends for the harm he caused—the nature…

PACE Conference Set for October in Charleston

By Colleen Rowan CHARLESTON—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is offering its annual PACE Conference Oct. 23-24 at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston. PACE stands for Parish Administration & Collaborative…

Parkersburg Catholic High School Student Receives NCYC Scholarship

PARKERSBURG—Paul Benedict Takeshi Teltscher, a sophomore at Parkersburg Catholic High School and a parishioner of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Parkersburg, was the recipient of a Bishop Scholarship donated…

Calling All Alumni of Sacred Heart School in Huntington 

HUNTINGTON—Did you attend Sacred Heart School in Huntington? If so, Sacred Heart Parish in Huntington would like to hear from you. The parish is holding a homecoming celebration in conjunction…

Clarksburg Families Invited to Spend a Week with Our Lady 

CLARKSBURG—In honor of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, each family at Immaculate Conception Parish in Clarksburg was invited to spend one week with the traveling Pilgrim Virgin Statue…

WV Institute for Spirituality’s Sister Ritamary Schulz to Expand Ministry in the South

CHARLESTON—The West Virginia Institute or Spirituality is pleased to welcome Sister Ritamary Schulz, ASCJ, back for full-time spiritual direction ministry. Sister Ritamary is hoping to provide prayer guidance at the…

Archbishop Lori Announces Changes in Financial Stewardship of the Diocese

WHEELING—Archbishop William E. Lori, Apostolic Administrator for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, announced July 17 the appointment of a new independent auditor for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, a decision made in…

Catholic Charities West Virginia Agency Revenue and Stewardship Statement

Dear Friends of Catholic Charities, Since 1931 Catholic Charities has offered services for those most in need across the state.  Our mission is clear and our work continues regardless of…

Catholic Charities to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Webster Springs’ Outreach Center

WEBSTER SPRINGS—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) will host an Open House at the Webster Springs Outreach Center to celebrate its 20th Anniversary on July 12. The open house will be…