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2002

Diocesan chancellor Cleo Cantey, 68, dies

  CHARLESTON — Cleo Elizabeth Cantey, chancellor for administration for the Diocese of Charleston, died of a heart attack Jan. 11 at Roper Hospital. She had been in the facility following a stroke suffered at her Mount Pleasant residence in December. A wake and vigil service was held Jan. 13 at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, and […]


Miscellany survey results present favorable image of the publication

  By JORDAN MCMORROUGH CHARLESTON — The New Catholic Miscellany has a long and storied history, including the distinction of being the first Catholic newspaper founded in America in 1822. While the publication has grown immeasurably, now, in the information age of the 21st century, there are a variety of sources to receive Catholic news […]


S.C. teens share the faith with church leaders and their peers

  by KATHY SCHMUGGE More than 100 teens from the Diocese of Charleston attended the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis. Zach Nicks, a young parishioner of St. Andrew Church in Clemson, said the title of this year’s conference, “Hope at the Threshold,” had a personal significance for him. He said that his life has […]


Fort Jackson mission speaker stresses subjects some shun

  By KATHY SCHMUGGE COLUMBIA — What is a better way to prepare for Christmas than by “Discovering your Faith…”, asks the title of the Advent retreat sponsored by the Catholic community of St. Michael at the Post Chapel of the Fort Jackson Army Base? The retreat master, Father Daniel McCaffrey, no stranger to Fort […]


The work of the Lord goes on

  By MSGR. DONALD GORSKI Here in this mission parish the work of the Lord goes on — thanks to the prayer and help of so many people. We are grateful for this support and see the results daily. I’m going to do something I’ve never before done — put most of a Sunday sermon […]


Stand Up for Life March and Rally to be held Jan. 12

  COLUMBIA — The annual Stand Up for Life March and Rally, led by the Honor Guard of the Knights of Columbus, will be held Saturday, Jan. 12. It marks the 29th consecutive year of South Carolinians standing up for the rights of unborn children. Wanda Franz, Ph.D., president of the National Right to Life […]


Diocesan Imagine campaign draws national attention, curious men and women

  By NANCY SCHWERIN The Vocations Office in the Diocese of Charleston is hard at work spreading the word about the priesthood. The promotional campaign, Imagine, was initiated last year. An 11-minute video and a 10-foot-long-by-7-foot-wide poster with an image of a priest and “Imagine … being a priest” written on it has drawn attention […]


Disciples in Mission preparation includes “Go and Make Disciples” review

  By JORDAN MCMORROUGH COLUMBIA – As the diocese begins its year of evangelization in preparation for the Disciples in Mission program, the start of 2002 featured another visit to the Palmetto State from Paulist Father John Hurley, executive director for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat for Evangelization. A frequent speaker at gatherings […]


Disciples in Mission preparation includes “Go and Make Disciples” review

  By JORDAN MCMORROUGH COLUMBIA – As the diocese begins its year of evangelization in preparation for the Disciples in Mission program, the start of 2002 featured another visit to the Palmetto State from Paulist Father John Hurley, executive director for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat for Evangelization. A frequent speaker at gatherings […]


Prayers for little Joey

  By JOEY REISTROFFER DUNCAN — This is a story of faith. It starts with the heartache, worry and despair of two parents fearing for the life of their youngest son. It ends with a miracle. The miracle of prayer. In September 2001, Ray and Marie Meyers were worried sick about their 6-year-old son, Joey. […]


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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