Ministry Opportunities

Retreats Vocations Awareness Retreat The Vocation Awareness Retreat provides young adults with an opportunity to discern whether they have a vocational call to the priesthood or religious life. Priests and religious are present to tell their stories, as well as answer questions about their lives. Young Adult Retreat Service Work Camps are Diocesan-sponsored weekend experiences provided in collaboration with Catholic Community Services. Participants engage in service, theological reflection, and prayer. Nazareth Farm is a Catholic community of volunteers devoted to developing relationships and eliminating sub-standard housing through home repair in rural West Virginia. Volunteers focus on prayer, community, service and simplicity. Bethlehem Farm is a Catholic community of volunteers dedicated to living out the Gospel and Social Teachings of the Church, and focused upon sustainable practices. The Gift of Tears is a Catholic Worker Farm whose goal, in accordance with the Pastorals of the Appalachian Bishops, is to provide a center of spirituality and hope with and for the people of the mountains. Offered programs attempt to educate people about the root causes of injustice and to address the immediate needs of the poor. Social Events Theology on Tap is a gathering of young adults in their 20s and 30s who meet to discuss issues concerning their faith. Spiritual Guidance List of Spiritual Directors in Diocese Lentil Soup is a daily reflection during the Lenten season to help nourish your soul. Adventil Soup is a daily reflection during the Advent season to help nourish your soul.