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Married Couples Invited to Celebration of World Marriage Day in Wheeling

WHEELING—World Marriage Day will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Wheeling Feb. 11 with the 20th annual celebration “Because You Love Me.” The event is open to…

Catholic Sharing Appeal Surpasses Goal, Raising More Than $1.8 Million

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—The 2016 Catholic Sharing Appeal (CSA) surpassed its $1.7 million goal, raising more than $1.8 million. With the support of 4,787 donors across the diocese who…

Diocese Announces Unification of Two Catholic High Schools

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced the unification of two high schools at the conclusion of the 2016-17 school year.  At the end of the current school year, the operations…

Father Fleming Steps Down as President of Wheeling Jesuit University

WHEELING—Father James J. Fleming, S.J., Ph.D., has resigned as president of Wheeling Jesuit University. Father Fleming submitted his resignation this week to the WJU Board of Trustees. His resignation is…

New Formation Associate Will Begin Visits to Vicariates this Month

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Tammy J. Flippo was recently named formation associate for the diocesan Department of Formation & Mission. She began in the position in late November and will soon…

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…