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1. The Catholic Miscellany welcomes and encourages letters to the editor. Letters represent the opinion of the author and not necessarily The Catholic Miscellany or the Diocese of Charleston.

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    Oct 20All Day Teacher Workday
    From the Calendar of Bishop England Charleston
    7:00 pm Mision y Correspons. #2
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    7:00 pm Bishop presiding Confirmation - Our Lady of the Rosary - Greenville
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    Oct 218:30 am Diaconate Formation Class
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    Oct 23 End of 1 Qtr. ( 45 days)
    From the Calendar of St. Michael School Murrells Inlet
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    NO SCHOOL - Fall Break
    From the Calendar of St. Mary School Greenville
    Early Dismissal
    From the Calendar of St. Peter School Columbia
    2:00 Dismissal
    From the Calendar of St. Joseph School Columbia
    Red Ribbon Week
    From the Calendar of St. Joseph School Columbia
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    From the Calendar of St. John Neumann School Columbia
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    From the Calendar of St. Anthony School Florence
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    From the Calendar of Christ Our King Mount Pleasant
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