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Appointments made for seven priests

CHARLESTON—Bishop Robert E. Gugliel­mone made appointments for seven priests in the Diocese of Charleston, effective Aug. 8: Msgr. Chester M. Moczydlowski was placed on medical leave as pastor of St. John the Beloved in Summer­ville. Father Robert A. Spencer was ap­pointed administrator pro-tem of St. John the Beloved in Summerville. Father Filip Wodecki was ap­pointed […]


Christ truly present: Eucharist is source and summit of Catholic faith

MYRTLE BEACH—Many people take Commu­nion every Sunday, but never stop to think about what, exactly, they are receiving. Stop and consider that Je­sus Christ is really and truly present in the consecrated host. That subject has been the focus of a recent month-long study on the Blessed Sacra­ment at St. Andrew Church. The study is […]


Donna Lewis finds apostolate in evangelizing through bracelets

GARDEN CITY—Five years ago, Donna Lewis was diagnosed with cancer and lost all her hair from chemo­therapy treatments. Moved by her plight, Lewis’ sister gave her a special bracelet that tells the story of Christ and His Apostles through colored beads and symbols. Lewis didn’t real­ize at the time that the gift would grow into […]


Grand Strand Citizens for Life launches new website

MYRTLE BEACH—The Grand Strand Citizens for Life, a non-profit pro-life group that works to promote public recognition of the dignity and right to life of every individual from the time of conception to natural death, has a new website: www.makethelifechoice.org. Organizers hope it will educate and inform visitors, and also help those who need counseling […]


Christopher West focuses on family life at July 16 conference

PAWLEYS ISLAND—Pope St. John Paul II showed the world a transforming vision of God’s plan for the family through his theology of the body teachings, and Pope Francis expand­ed on it in his recent encyclical “The Joy of Love.” Families, couples and youth can learn more about that vision and what it means to today’s […]


Surfer Mark Allison catches a game changing wave

MYRTLE BEACH—Tuesday, June 7, was supposed to be just another work day for Mark Allison, taking care of business at Surf City Surf Shop on North Kings Highway. Instead, Allison heard about big waves churned up by a passing tropical system. A lifelong surfer, he grabbed his paddleboard and headed for the beach. What happened […]


Students receive scholarship awards

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH—Four high school students, all parishioners of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, re­ceived scholarship awards from the church ladies guild. Gabriella Ovellette, Tristan Casper and Rebecca Powali, students from North Myrtle Beach High School, were awarded $1,000 each. Emily Cocchiola, a student at HCS Early College High School, also received $1,000 […]


Knights raise money for lifesaving ultrasound machine

MURRELLS INLET—After an appeal at Masses on Mother’s Day weekend, the Knights of Columbus Council 8980 collected donations to install an ultrasound machine at the Coastline Women’s Center in Conway. The total collected was $9,218. A drive for the equipment was spearheaded by Council 7531 in Conway. This is part of the pro-life effort in […]


Catholic Charities Pee Dee earns SNAP grant

CONWAY—Catholic Charities Pee Dee has launched a new service to assist people in applying for the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP. The Pee Dee office was recently awarded a grant funded by the CCUSA-Walmart Foundation that enables the Catholic Charities office to educate individuals and families in the Pee Dee about […]


Students travel a world of knowledge at geography bee

Schools in the Diocese of Charles­ton are doing their best to make liars of that old song that proclaims students “don’t know much about geogra­phy.” This year, 12 schools had stu­dents who qualified to compete in the 2016 South Carolina National Geographic State Bee held in Co­lumbia. Of those 12, two students made it to […]


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