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Latest Diocesan News

Wheeling Hospital Offers Specialized Fibromyalgia Program

WHEELING—The Hand Rehabilitation Center/Occupational Therapy Department at Wheeling Hospital is now offering a fibromyalgia treatment program. Fibromyalgia is a chronic nervous system condition that can cause widespread pain and tenderness. It is characterized by widespread [...]

Appointments & Announcements

01-08-21 Bishop Mark Brennan has made public the following appointments:

Very Rev. James R. DeViese, Jr., J.C.L., J.V., has been granted a six-month sabbatical from parish ministry, effective January 25, 2021, to attend to family matters. He will continue to serve as Judicial Vicar and in all other offices to which he has been assigned. Father Douglas Ondeck is appointed [...]

12-17-20 Bishop Mark Brennan has made public the following appointments:

With permission from Bishop José Elías Rauda, O.F.M., of San Vicente, El Salvador, Father Mauricio Henríquez is appointed parochial vicar of Immaculate Conception Parish in Clarksburg with residence at the parish rectory, effective December 4, 2020. With the approval of Archbishop Dominic Lumon of Imphal, India, Father Shinto Mathew is appointed [...]

10-15-20 Bishop Mark E. Brennan has made public the following appointments:

Father William Kuchinsky is appointed administrator of St. Bernadette Parish in Hedgesville with continued residence at the parish rectory, effective immediately. Father Joseph M. Augustine, J.C.L., has been incardinated into the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, effective Sept. 14, 2020. Rev. Mr. David Galvin is appointed permanent deacon at St. James the [...]

08-20-20 Bishop Mark E. Brennan has made public the following appointments:

Father Joseph Daniel Pisano is appointed pastor of Epiphany of Our Lord Parish in Moorefield, St. Mary Parish in Petersburg, and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Franklin, with residence at the parish rectory in Petersburg, effective August 31, 2020. Father Joshua R. Stevens is granted permission to serve as [...]

07-10-20 Bishop Mark E. Brennan has made public the following appointments:

In consultation with Very Rev. Quang Duc Dinh, S.V.D., provincial superior of the Society of the Divine Word, Chicago Province, Father Edward Tetteh, S.V.D., is appointed administrator of Holy Rosary Parish in Buckhannon and Sacred Heart Mission in Pickens, with residence at the parish rectory in Buckhannon, effective June 14, [...]

07-06-20 Bishop Mark E. Brennan has made public the following appointments:

Father Andrew M. Switzer is appointed pastor of St. Agnes Parish in Shepherdstown and St. Agnes Chapel in Shepherdstown, with residence at the parish rectory, effective July 29, 2020. In consultation with Bishop Paul Hinder, O.F.M. Cap., the vicar apostolic of southern Arabia, Yemen, Father Luis Anthony Lacson is appointed [...]

07-02-20 Bishop Mark E. Brennan has made public the following appointments:

Father Justin M. Golna is appointed to full-time studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, in order to obtain a license in canon law with residence at the Pontifical North American College’s Casa Santa Maria, effective immediately. He is also assigned to liturgical and pastoral ministry at St. Joseph the [...]

06-17-20 Bishop Mark E. Brennan has made public the following appointments:

Father John McDonough is appointed pastor of St. Mary Parish in Morgantown, with residence at the parish rectory, effective July 29, 2020.   Father Brian Crenwelge is appointed pastor of St. John University Parish in Morgantown, with continued residence at the parish rectory, effective July 29, 2020. This is in [...]

Bishop Mark E. Brennan has made public the following appointments:

Father James Conyers is appointed pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in White Sulphur Springs, St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Ronceverte, St. Louis King of France Chapel in Lewisburg, and the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Williamsburg, effective March 20.   Father Walter [...]

Past News

Miracles That Never Came To Be

St. Matthew’s in Ravenswood Joins in Prayer for Babies Lost to Abortion on National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children By Colleen Rowan Courtesy Photo On the grounds of St. Matthew Church in Ravenswood, [...]

September 11th, 2020|

Nineteenth Anniversary of 9/11

Memories of 9/11 Linger for Fire Department Chaplain CNS Photo/Shannon Stapleton, Reuters A rose is placed by a victim’s name at the National 9/11 Memorial in New York City Sept. 9, 2020, two days [...]

September 11th, 2020|

A Joyful Day in Vienna

Courtesy Photo Father John Gallagher, pastor of St. Michael Parish in Vienna, is pictured with little parishioners who made their first Holy Communion.

September 11th, 2020|
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