Past Appointments & Announcements
Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) is a proud recipient of grant funding from Catholic Charities USA. The funds are available through the Walmart Foundation as part of a nationwide effort to address hunger. Thanks in [...]
MARTINSBURG, W.Va.—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) invites the public to enjoy some of the Eastern Panhandle’s best food at its eighth annual Cuisine With A Cause scheduled for Monday, Sept. 9, at the Holiday Inn [...]
WEST VIRGINIA—Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2019 Charity in Action Award. The honorees are Dick Ash of Huntington, W.Va., Sandy Koncir of Elizabeth, W.Va., and Donna Smith [...]
The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston releases the following statement through its spokesperson, Tim Bishop regarding Wheeling University.
“The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is proud to support Wheeling University and its efforts to provide Catholic higher education in the state of West Virginia. We are confident that board leadership, in collaboration with the accreditation [...]
The following is a letter to the Editor that appeared in the Washington Post and was written by Bryan Minor, Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston Delegate for Administrative Affairs.
The July 19 Metro article “Facing boycott, W.Va. diocese to hire new auditor” distorted and omitted key facts about the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s recent efforts to correct excessive spending that occurred during the tenure of [...]
Pope Francis has named the Most Reverend Mark E. Brennan, currently Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. Bishop Brennan, 72, was ordained a priest of [...]
Past Appointments / Announcements
Father William K. Matheny, Jr., is appointed chaplain to Council # 9483 of the Knights of Columbus for the Fraternal Year 2019-2020, effective immediately. This is in addition to his current assignment as administrator of [...]
Msgr. Joseph Peterson is appointed as rector of the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling, effective immediately. Residence at the cathedral rectory is effective June 19. Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk, J.C.D., is assigned as priest [...]
Archbishop William E. Lori, Apostolic Administrator for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, has appointed Alex Nagem as Interim CFO, effective June 20, 2019. Alex will oversee day to day operations of the Finance office until a [...]
Father Nye “Joseph” Wiley is appointed associate pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Clarksburg with residence at the parish rectory, effective June 19, 2019.
Msgr. Joseph Peterson, V.F., is appointed temporary administrator of St. Michael Parish in Wheeling with residence at the parish rectory, effective June 19-August 31, 2019. Very Rev. Carlos Melocoton, Jr., V.F., is appointed administrator of [...]
Msgr. Frederick P. Annie is appointed assistant priest of St. Mary Parish in Star City with occasional residence at the parish rectory, effective May 1. Father Gary Naegele is appointed associate pastor of St. Ann [...]