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Diocese has Renewed Commitment to ‘Faithful, Fun’ Camping Ministry, New Director Says

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston announced last month the reopening of its summer youth camping ministry in Huttonsville with a new name and new leadership. Blessed Carlo Acutis…

Common Grounds Outreach in Charleston is Back

CHARLESTON—Common Grounds Outreach at St. Agnes Parish in Charleston is back open on Tuesdays and continues to operate as a drive-thru only program. Forty client families were served on Oct….

There Are Many Ways to Give to the Annual Collection for Catholic Charities West Virginia

By Kate Kosydar, Catholic Charities West Virginia Parish Social Ministry Consultant Here’s one piece of good news from this year of struggle: Catholic Charities West Virginia is still serving! Thousands…

Employment Opportunities

Program Director Youth Summer Camps The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is looking for an enthusiastic, faith filled individual to assist in the planning and operation of its youth summer…

Parish Nurses Host Virtual Discussion on Holiday Blues and Depression

Parish Nurses Host Virtual Discussion on Holiday Blues and Depression By Colleen Rowan CLARKSBURG—“Holiday Blues and Depression, what you need to know” was the topic of the most recent in…

Forty Hours of Adoration for Advent This Weekend at St. Bernadette’s in Hedgesville

HEDGESVILLE—St. Bernadette Parish in Hedgesville is having 40 hours of Adoration for Advent this weekend. Forty Hours began at the parish church Dec. 10 and continues with the following schedule:…

Clarksburg Notre Dame Students Engage in Prayer PAL Initiative for Advent

CLARKSBURG—Notre Dame High School in Clarksburg is preparing for Christmas in a unique way. Patty DuPont, director of Religious Education, has organized a school-wide Prayer PAL Initiative for Advent. DuPont…

Survey of Catholic Doctrine Virtual Course to be Offered

WHEELING—Survey of Catholic Doctrine, a five-week course offered through the University of Dayton’s Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation (VLCFF), will be offered Jan. 3- Feb. 6. This is a…

Helping to Meet Basic Needs

By Katie Hinerman Klug, Catholic Charities West Virginia Marketing Communications Specialist The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a program administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that…

Employment Opportunities

Secretary/Bookkeeper at St. Francis Xavier Parish, Parkersburg Applications are now being accepted for part-time Secretary/Bookkeeper at St. Francis Xavier Parish, Parkersburg. The successful applicant will have skills in dealing with…