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Sisters of Life visit USC
COLUMBIA—The Sisters of Life visited the University of South Carolina’s St. Thomas More Center recently. The contemplative/active religious community was founded in 1991 by Cardinal John O’Connor for the protection and enhancement of the sacredness of human life.

Holy Spirit holds art show
JOHNS ISLAND—Holy Spirit Church hosted a juried Marian art show Oct. 12-13 with displays submitted by parishioners. The Daughters of St. Paul received first prize for the painting of Mary by artist Gary Hoff. Honorable mention went to Betty and Leo Weber for a woodcut from Medjugorje, and Mary Anne and Gene Witchger for a carved wood statue. Sister Sharon Culhane was the jurist.

Bell baptism on Coast Guard cutter
CHARLESTON—Father Robert Higgins, the diocesan representative with Apostleship of the Sea, baptized Nilah Jo Silvoy Oct. 6 aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Anvil. The service is called a bell baptism because the holy water is in the inverted bell of the boat. Nihah’s parents are Petty Officer Eric and Katelyn Silvoy. Permission to baptize aboard a ship has to be obtained from the Archdiocese of the Military.

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    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