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Mass Will Bring Healing to Parents of Babies Who Died before Birth

By Colleen Rowan “We have been waiting for something like this for 45 years,” the elderly couple said to Father Penny. He had just finished celebrating Weirton’s first Memorial Mass…

Shepherdstown Parishioners take Mission to Heart

By Joyce Bibey SHEPHERDSTOWN—Saint Agnes parishioners are taking the Shepherdstown church’s mission to heart, as they focus on being “dedicated to the love of God and service to others.” This…

Bailes, Enders, Bossie-Maddox Represent Charleston Vicariate for Diocesan Pastoral Council

By Joyce Bibey CHARLESTON—Char- leston representatives on the reestablished Diocesan Pastoral Council are  ready to represent their communities and assist Bishop Mark E. Brennan in outlining and developing priorities, initiatives,…

From Homeless to Housed: Katherine’s Story

By Katie Hinerman Klug, Marketing Communications Specialist In January of 2020, Katherine Elliott found herself without a home for her family, including her 1-year old daughter and her boyfriend. “Through…

Evangelization and Catechesis Office Announces Summer Catechist-Training Circuit

WEST VIRGINIA—The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Office of Evangelization and Catechesis has announced its Summer Catechist-Training Circuit. Over the course of this summer, 12 weekends of trainings will take place throughout…

Eucharistic Adoration on First Fridays at the Cathedral

WHEELING—In keeping with the devotional custom of the First Friday of the month, Adoration of the Blessed Sac- rament will be held in the Cathedral of St. Joseph on Friday,…

Consecration of Children to Our Lady of Good Hope to be Held at Wheeling Parish

WHEELING— At St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Wheeling, the Marist Laity will again sponsor the Consecration of Children (born and unborn) to Our Lady of Good Hope, on Sunday,…

Diocesan Youth Board Accepting Applications

WEST VIRGINIA— This application will be used to de- termine the leadership team for the 2021-2022 school year. The DWC Youth Board will be comprised of Catholic youth representing each…

Shepherdstown Parishioner to Volunteer at Shelter for Asylum Seekers in Texas

SHEPHERDSTOWN—Siobhaán Bertone, a parishioner of St. Agnes Parish in Shepherdstown, will be volunteering at Holding Institute, a humanitarian shelter for asylum seekers in Laredo, Texas. The shelter is receiving hundreds…

WV Council of Churches Sponsoring Foster Care Awareness Month Audio Storytelling Project

WEST VIRGINIA—The West Virginia Council of Churches (WVCC) is sponsoring an audio storytelling project to highlight the stories of these families. Individuals can call (304) 449-4877 and leave a voicemail…