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Fairmont Parish Dedicating Families to the Holy Family in Year of St. Joseph

FAIRMONT—Immaculate Con- ception Parish in Fairmont is celebrating the Year of St. Joseph and the Family in a special way for parishioners. The parish is calling this celebration a “Dedication…

Employment Opportunities

Child Care Resource Center Provider Support Specialist, Wheeling All information provided must be consistent with position description. At Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa), we have a culture deeply rooted in…

Diocesan Official Appointment

Bishop Mark Brennan has made public the following appointments: Very Rev. Sebastian E. Devasya is appointed Vicar Forane of the Beckley Vicariate for a period of three years, effective June…

National Catholic Youth Conference Set for November

The National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) is an exciting, biannual four-day experience of prayer, community, and empowerment for Catholic teenagers and their adult chaperones. The schedule includes general and concurrent…

‘Patriotic Rosary’ to be Prayed at St. Michael’s in Wheeling

WHEELING—A “Patriotic Rosary for the Consecration of Our Nation” will be prayed at St. Michael Church in Wheeling on Saturday, July 3. Parishioners and friends will pray the rosary at…

Join Weirton Catholic Pro-Life Group in Fourth of July Parade

WEIRTON — The Weirton Catholic Pro-Life group is participating in the Weirton Fourth of July parade Saturday, July 3, at 10 a.m. The group is inviting anyone who wants to…

Twenty-one Diocesan Catholic School Eighth-Grade Students Win Golden Horseshoe Award

By Father Bill Matheny WEST VIRGINIA—A highlight of the eighth-grade year in West Virginia is the opportunity for a student to become a Knight or Lady of the Golden Horseshoe. Named…

Obituary — Paula Simmons Taylor

Paula Simmons Taylor, age 64, of Fairmont, WV passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2021 surrounded by her family following a three month battle with cancer. She was President of…

Achieving Educational Goals

By Chad Porter, CCWVa Adult Education Instructor Austin Bowen passed his Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) exam, used to measure high school equivalency, in late March after enrolling in the…