Dedicated in the Spirit of Saint Pope John XXIII, this Pastoral Center strives to reflect his energy, universality, and openness as we join in the mission of the local church, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston…the mission of revealing Christ and representing Christ to our guests. Our facilities and services available include:


37 Rooms (7 with 1 double bed and 4 handicapped accessible, 30 with 2 double beds)
2 Dormitories (8 bunk beds and 4 single beds to sleep a total of 20 persons in each dorm)
4 One bedroom Apartments
Laundry facilities are available for long-term guests


Dining Room(s) seating for up to 200 people
Daily meals include breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Breaks and Socials are also available


Conference rooms have flexible setup ranging from 3 large rooms to 8 smaller rooms
One conference room with fiber-optic video conferencing capability for 10 people

Also Available

2 Chapels- 1 seating 12 and 1 seating 200 (with fully refurbished pipe organ)
Library for reading, reference, and research
A private Office with a Computer is available
Wireless computer access is available throughout the building
‘Hodges Summit’ – a scenic outdoor area with a gazebo
Prayer Services are offered. We will plan and lead Catholic and/or interdenominational prayer services to suit your needs.


We are located 10 minutes from Yeager Airport
And 5 minutes from downtown Charleston, West Virginia
Our facility is Smoke Free and Handicapped Accessible

Meetings / Conferences

Consider Saint John XXIII Pastoral Center for your next conference, meeting, or staff retreat.Our facilities are equipped to handle groups up to 200 people. Our onsite meeting planner will assist you with arranging every detail. We offer meals and social breaks as well as provide audiovisual equipment and technical support in house. Our staff will make every effort to ensure your event is a success.

  • Dining Room can be configured for 1 large meeting space (200 people) or 2 medium size spaces (90 people each)
  • Conference Rooms with flexible setup for 2 large rooms or 6 smaller rooms
  • Boardroom (10 people) with videoconferencing equipment available
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in all meeting spaces and common areas
  • Affordable audiovisual equipment and onsite technical assistance


  • Large chapel with historic pipe organ seats up to 200 people
  • Smaller chapel for private service (12 people)
  • Library for study, reference, and research
  • Business center with computer and printer
  • Exercise room
  • Wireless internet access
  • Lounge area with television
  • Outdoor courtyard for quiet reflection or group activities
  • Scenic meditation areas including Hodges Summit
  • Private room for reading, meditation or listening to music