Category Archives: Youth and Young Adult

Mountain State Missionaries in Pursuit across the Diocese

By Tim Bishop WEST VIRGINIA—The missionary team from the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville is in pursuit of youth and their families across the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston this season….

Scholarships Aimed at Promoting Catholic Education in Charleston

By Martina Hart CHARLESTON—Sacred Heart Grade School established two scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each for graduating fifth graders towards their sixth grade tuition at Charleston Catholic High School….

Ready, Set, Go—Diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry Prepared for a Busy 2015

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—The Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is set for another banner year in 2015. Bob Perron, executive director of Youth…

Video Catechism Program Seeing Great Success

By Tim Bishop WHEELING—Bob Perron, executive director of the diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, said his office recently conducted a survey that shows its Video Catechism for…

Catholic Schools Students Given Camp Experience in Huttonsville

By Tim Bishop HUTTONSVILLE—Seventh-grade students in every Catholic School in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston are being given the great experience of summer camp at the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in…

St. Francis de Sales Parish, Beckley, Hosts Youth Camp

By Bobbie Brown Showalter BECKLEY—Aug. 17-18 was a significant date at St. Francis de Sales Parish in Beckley; it marked the first Couples For Christ Youth camp (CFC-Y).  This spiritual…

Senior High Youth Conference Features Tony Melendez

HUTTONSVILLE—A total of 81 young Catholics from across the diocese convened in Huttonsville for the diocese’s annual Senior High Youth Conference. The conference was held Sept. 28-29 with the theme…

Camp Tygart Changing Name to Camp Bosco to Reflect Catholic Roots

HUTTONSVILLE—Part of a refocus on Catholic identity, the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Camp Tygart at Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville is changing its name to Camp Bosco. “This name change…

Conference Encourages Youth to ‘Turn Your World Upside Down’

By Tim Bishop WEST VIRGINIA—High school youth from throughout the Mountain State are set to gather at Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center in Huttonsville Sept. 28-29 for the annual High School…

Diocesan Youth Participate in Music Ministry Alive!

BRIDGEPORT—Six young parishioners of All Saints Parish in Bridgeport represented the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston last month at Music Ministry Alive! (MMA).   Courtesy Photo Pictured are young parishioners of All…