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More than $600,000 Raised for Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Long-Term Flood Recovery

From Catholic Charities West Virginia The June 23 flooding in West Virginia is being called a 1,000 year flood.  Recovery from the devastation is expected to take more than five…

Diocese and WJU Announce Partnership

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—A new partnership between the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and Wheeling Jesuit University will continue the shared vision of the two institutions that began more than 60 years…

Pope calls attack on Nice act of ‘blind violence’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis condemned the attack on Bastille Day Celebrations in France, calling it an act of “blind violence.” The pope expressed his “deep sorrow” and “spiritual…

Welty Home Earns 13th Consecutive Perfect Rating

WHEELING—Welty Home in Wheeling has earned a perfect rating from the West Virginia Office of Health Facilities Licensure and Certification Office (OHFLAC) for the 13th consecutive year. Few organizations achieve…

Special Feature of Diocese’s Summer Youth Camp Program

Check out our latest issue for a special section on the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Catholic summer youth program Camp Bosco and the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center where it is held.

Corpus Christi Parish and School Mark Centennial

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING—Catholics of the Warwood suburb of Wheeling came together the weekend of June 17-19 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Corpus Christi Parish and School. They were…

Bishop Approves Special Collection for Flood Victims

Bishop Michael Bransfield has approved a special collection to support recovery efforts related to the historic flooding that has struck 44 counties in West Virginia this week. Parishes and missions in…

St. Michael Parish School in Wheeling Announces New Principal

Tim Bishop Photo St. Michael Parish School in Wheeling announced that Jamie Wilson Kovalski has been named principal of the school. She is pictured here with Dr. Vincent de Paul…

Ordained—Father Cody Ford & Father Brian Crenwelge

Colleen Rowan Photo Newly ordained priests Father Cody Ford, left, and Father Brian Crenwelge, right, are pictured with Bishop Michael J. Bransfield following their ordination to the priesthood June 4…