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2002

Charismatic conference a great gift of revival

PAUL A. BARRA COLUMBIA — St. John Neumann School was filled with “gladness, joy, falling down and healing” during the weekend of Oct. 25-27. The occasion was the annual S.C. Charismatic Conference. Guest speaker Jesuit Father Robert Faricy said that “the great gifts of revival” are available to anyone with the right attitude. “You can […]


St. Cyprian’s reaches out to tornado victims

  By Tim Bullard GEORGETOWN — When Georgetown experienced the wrath of a terrifying tornado that destroyed homes Oct. 11 near St. Cyprian Church, the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul were quick to provide aid thanks to a parish disaster plan they had in place. Tropical Storm Kyle snuck up on Georgetown […]


All Ministries speakers call the faithful to act every day

By Kathy Schmugge COLUMBIA — The 2002 All Ministries Conference stayed on target all day with the theme “Faith in the Marketplace: Putting Faith into Action.” Keynote speaker, Diana Hayes, Ph.D, gave the marching orders that all the other speakers naturally followed in their own sessions, demonstrating their collective vision of how faith should be […]


Our Lady of the Rosary celebrates a golden anniversary

By Terry Cregar GREENVILLE — When Father Charles Day was named pastor of Our Lady of the Rosary six years ago, he initiated regular church dinners as a way of strengthening the sense of community among parishioners. Earlier this month, Father Day led the biggest celebration in the parish’s history — its 50th anniversary jubilee […]


St. Francis Catholic Shop is a ministry of evangelization and prayer

By Kathy Schmugge COLUMBIA — Since it opened its doors in 1994, St. Francis Catholic Shop has been more like a ministry of evangelization than selling goods, and new owners Deacon Joe and Kathy Biviano want it to stay that way. Its founder, Barbara Scott, started the venture as one with a calling. Although she […]


OLM Sister Veronica Harte dies at 94

CHARLESTON — Our Lady of Mercy Sister Veronica Harte died at the Motherhouse on James Island Oct. 16. Sister Harte, formerly Anne Harte, daughter of John and Anne Hoey Harte, was born on July 27, 1908, in Gort, County Galway, Ireland. She entered the convent on Aug. 23, 1924, and professed her vows on April […]


Rosemond shares eternal truths in parenting

By Kathy Schmugge COLUMBIA — Through entertaining lectures held Oct. 15 at St. Joseph’s gymnasium, John Rosemond, Ph.D., popular syndicated columnist, author, child psychologist and international speaker went through Columbia like a tornado uprooting common myths and mistakes that cripple the effective parenting and teaching of children. The five area Catholic schools sponsored the events […]


Boy Scouts retire American flags with respect and learn about history

By Terry Cregar TAYLORS — The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, have — among many things — renewed interest in and appreciation for the American flag. For a small group of young men, that attitude was firmly in place long before those tragic events. Since first being chartered in April 2000 by Prince of […]


First two deacons of Hispanic origin ordained for the diocese Oct. 12

BY PAUL A. BARRA COLUMBIA — At a special Mass attended by 28 brother deacons, 18 priests and a full-house congregation, two Hispanic men were ordained to the permanent diaconate on Oct. 12. It was more than a song-filled, solemn service; it was history. “These are the first deacons of Hispanic origin ordained for the […]


Dia de la Hispanidad celebrates faith, culture

BY PAUL A. BARRA COLUMBIA — So many people came to enjoy a diocese-wide celebration of Hispanic faith and culture on Oct. 12 that the unthinkable happened: a church function had no leftover food. Perhaps as many as a thousand souls packed the huge gymnasium at St. John Neumann School for the first annual Dia […]


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    Oct 24 End of 1st Grading period
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    Report cards/Parent Conf.
    From the Calendar of St. Paul the Apostle School Spartanburg
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    From the Calendar of St. Joseph School Anderson
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    From the Calendar of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Carolina Forest
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    From the Calendar of St. Andrew School Myrtle Beach
    First marking period ends
    From the Calendar of Our Lady of the Rosary Greenville
    End of 1st Grading Period
    From the Calendar of John Paul II Ridgeland
    12:00 pm United Nations Day/Lunch
    From the Calendar of St. John School North Charleston
    7:30 pm Mision y Correspons. #1
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Oct 25 End of 1st Quarter
    From the Calendar of St. Peter School Beaufort
    Report cards go home
    From the Calendar of St. John School North Charleston
    Early dismissal AFTER lunch/Last day of quarter
    From the Calendar of St. Mary Help of Christians Aiken
    End of 1st Quarter
    From the Calendar of St. Gregory the Great School
    End of quarter
    From the Calendar of Our Lady of Peace North Augusta
    6:00 pm Volleyball (Fac. vs. Students)
    From the Calendar of St. Michael School Murrells Inlet
    6:00 pm Fall Festival
    From the Calendar of St. Joseph School Anderson
    7:00 pm Mision y Correspons. #2
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Oct 26 days - Conferences
    From the Calendar of Holy Trinity North Myrtle Beach