CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston's Office of Social Ministries and Catholic Charities West Virginia will hold the second annual Social Ministries Conference on Poverty: Faith, Hope, Love -- Becoming the Church of the Poor. The conference will take place from 6 p.m. on June 27 to 5:30 p.m. June 28 at Blessed John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston.
The keynote speaker will be Jack Jezreel, who hopes to give parishes the tools to expand and promote social ministry in their communities.
Registration is $40 per person; with three paid registrations, the fourth is free. Meals are included, and lodging at the pastoral center is available at an additional cost.To register, visit www.ccwva.org or call 304-905-9860, ext. 2022. For information, contact Kate Kosydar at kkosy...@ccwva.org or 304-622-4532, or the Rev. Brian O'Donnell at bpo...@hotmail.com or 304-280-5858.