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“Giving Jesus Our Heart: A Spiritual Transplant Weekend” Update

“Jesus, I pray that I may lose my-SELF in your Sacred Heart” (Adapted from a Prayer of Saint Margaret Mary) Date:  To Be Announced Giving Jesus Our Heart: A Spiritual Transplant Weekend is designed to give an existing disciple of Jesus, a renewed, yet new perspective on their relationship with Jesus. Click on the following link to see a preview flyer of the weekend:   Giving Jesus Our Heart: A Spiritual Transplant Weekend Revised Registration information:  to be announced.  

We Express Our Sorrow

Today we received the sad news of the sudden death of Ramona Duncan, mother of Lorena Thomas, our bookkeeper and maintenance coordinator.  Condolences can be sent to Lorena in care of WVIS or to her home at 79 Monday Road, Liberty, WV 25124 or by email at Here are the funeral arrangements for Ramona Duncan, the mother of Lorena Thomas: Sunday, August 6 at Keller Funeral Home                                       1236 Myers Avenue                                       Dunbar, WV 25064                                       The viewing is from 2-4 pm with the Service at 3 pm Please keep Lorena and her family in your prayers at this very sorrowful time.

WVIS Fall Newsletter has been published.

Check out the news and articles in the Fall 2017 Edition of the WVIS Newsletter. WVIS Fall 2017 Newsletter    (Click Here)  

Sister Carole Riley CDP, Ph.D. Programs

Have you attended one of Sr. Carole Riley’s workshops and wished you had taped her presentation? Now, many of her recorded programs are available for purchase.  Click below to see which programs are available. Sister Carole Riley, CDP, Ph. D. Programs

Almost Heaven Retreats

Click here for the Almost Heaven Registration Brochure:   2017 Almost Heaven Retreats WVIS Brochure. – Revised docx    


Part-time help needed:  cooking, cleaning, maintenance. If interested contact Sr. Carole Riley     **Volunteer your time at WVIS: filing, housekeeping, cook a meal, answer the phone, weed the garden **Purchase Gift cards from: Walmart, Kroger, Sam’s Club, Amazon for house and retreatant needs. **Monetary donations:  coming soon you will be able to use your credit card to send a donation to WVIS. **k-cups for Keurig:  regular and decaf coffee, herbal teas   Do you shop online?  If so, your online shopping can benefit WVIS.  Here’s how: 1. Add the i.give button to your browser – register and indicate you wish your shopping to help the West Virginia Institute for Spirituality. There are many stores on the igive site.  A percentage of your purchase will be sent to WVIS by those participating stores. 2.  You can shop, which is the exact same as However, when you go to, they will donate 0.5% of all of your...Read More >

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