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Misa de Gallo
GOOSE CREEK—The Filipino annual tradition of nine Masses in preparation for Christmas will be Dec. 15-23 at 7:30 p.m., (except on Saturdays, which will be at 5:30 a.m.) at Immaculate Conception Church, 510 St. James Ave. Food and fellowship will follow. Details: (843) 572-1270.


Healing Mass
BEAUFORT—Father Casmir Maduakor will celebrate a Healing  Mass at St. Peter Church on Dec. 15 at 1:30 p.m. Details: Celine Sayers, (843) 524-2298.


Santa Claus at Home Works
COLUMBIA—Home Works will host a Christmas Village at its warehouse located at 2812 William Tuller Drive on Dec. 9, 16, and 23 from 1-4 p.m. Take a picture with Santa, and enjoy a tour and refreshments. Contact: Hank Chardos, (803) 206-6974 or

Proudly Pro-life Dinner
COLUMBIA—A Proudly Pro-life Dinner featuring photojournalist Michael Clancy will be Jan. 11 at 6 p.m. in Our Lady of the Hills family life center, 120 Marydale Lane. Cost: $20, adults; $10, ages 6-12; free for children 5 and under. Contact: (803) 252-5433 or

Stand Up for Life March and Rally/Youth Rally and Mass
COLUMBIA—The Stand Up for Life March and Rally will be Jan. 12 at noon at the Statehouse. Marching starts at 11 a.m. at USC Russell House on Greene Street. The Youth Rally and Mass for Life will be Jan. 12 at Township Auditorium. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., rally starts at 2 p.m., Mass begins at 4 p.m. Contact: South Carolina Citizens for Life, (803) 252-5433 or


Bus to March for Life
Greenville—A chartered bus is available from South Carolina to the March for Life in Washington, D.C., from Jan. 24-25. Call Valerie Baronkin (864) 297-8838 before Dec. 21.

Family Honor Leading & Loving
GREENVILLE—Our Lady of the Rosary Church will host Family Honor’s “Leading & Loving” program on six Sundays starting Jan. 6. It is for parents of newborns through fifth grade. Childcare will be provided. Contact: Tanya Czajka, (864) 422-1648, ext. 209, or Register at by Dec. 21.

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    Nov 17 Diocese of Charleston Native American Catholic Heritage Celebration
    From the Calendar of Native American Ministry
    Nov 18 Vietnamese Martyrs Celebration
    From the Calendar of Vietnamese Ministry
    Dec 1 Black Catholics Heritage Celebration
    From the Calendar of African American Ministry
    Dec 15 Simbang Gabi for Filipino Catholics
    From the Calendar of Filipino Ministry
    Dec 25 Diocesan Television Christmas Special Fox 21
    From the Calendar of Ethnic Ministries
    Jan 412:00 am Class 2019 Ordination Retreat
    From the Calendar of Diaconate
    Jan 812:00 am Retiro Espiritual de Emmaus
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Jan 1210:00 am Junta de Equipo Diocesano de Emmaus
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Feb 911:00 am Ordination of Permanent Deacons
    From the Calendar of Diaconate