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Artist’s show to benefit Daughters of St. Paul

CHARLESTON — “Mary’s Garden,” a show of original works by artist Gary Hoff, will open this week at the Pauline Books and Media Center on King Street. Held in conjunction with the Spoleto Festival, it will benefit the renovation of the Daughters of St. Paul’s building. The show’s opening, which includes a reception, will be […]

Welcome additions at Good Shepherd in McCormick

McCORMICK — An important new part of parish life at Good Shepherd Church was officially blessed on May 31. A Family Life Center has been added to the church’s property off U.S. 221 in the small community of McCormick. Members of the church, a mission of Sacred Heart Church in Abbeville, gathered for the blessing […]

Prison Ministry convocation focuses on spirituality

SPRINGMAID BEACH – The National Convocation of Jail and Prison Ministry, an ecumenical gathering of people who work in ministry for the incarcerated, came to the Diocese of Charles-ton this year and drew more than 100 people for four and a half days of workshops, lectures, prayer, and public demonstration of commitment to justice for […]

Radio host encourages all Catholics to become apologists

SIMPSONVILLE — When Carrie Vaughn of St. Mary Magdalene Parish was struggling to understand her faith, apologist John Martignoni came to her rescue on Catholic radio station WCKI, 1300-am. “I started listening to him on my lunch hour,” she said. “He kept answering my questions, so I called the Catholic Radio Station to get his […]

Providence Hospital CEO honored

COLUMBIA — Sister Judith Ann Karam, president and chief executive officer of Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals, received the 2006 Distinguished Service Award from the Ohio Hospital Association June 12. Sister Judith Ann also serves as president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine Health System (CSA Health System) in Cleveland, Ohio. […]

22 years of adoration at Blessed Sacrament

CHARLESTON — Perpetual adoration has been going strong for 22 years at Blessed Sacrament Church. That’s 24 hours a day, 168 hours a week, 8,736 hours a year, for an amazing total of 192,192 hours over the 22-year span. Dedicated people who have made a commitment to spend a Holy Hour in the presence of […]

The Charleston Miracle League

CHARLESTON – Channing Proctor has built his field of dreams – a place where any child, regardless of his or her abilities, can play baseball. Proctor put his own dreams aside while he created the Charleston Miracle League, which opened in the fall of 2004. He spearheaded the effort to start the baseball league after […]

Spread the word by living it, says USCCB official

FURMAN – Catholic laypeople share in Christ’s office of priest, prophet and king and can help spread the word of Christ through the way they live their lives, said a bishops’ conference official. Capuchin Franciscan Father Thomas Wein-andy, director of the Secretariat for Doctrine and Pastoral Practices for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said […]

Two to be ordained to the priesthood June 3

CHARLESTON – Two seminarians will be ordained as new priests for the Diocese of Charleston June 3. They are of widely different ages and backgrounds, but both men have in common a deep commitment to serving God and fulfilling whatever roles they are asked to take on in the life of the diocese. Deacon David […]

Mother’s Day a time to say thank you

Mother’s Day is a great holiday. It brings all kinds of thoughts and affections to mind and heart. My mom recently visited me in the seminary. It was her first trip to Rome. In addition to wanting to see the popular churches and sites of the city, like St. Peter’s and the Trevi Fountain, she […]

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    Oct 13 Diocesan Evangelization Conference
    From the Calendar of Ethnic Ministries
    Oct 278:00 am Day of Continuing Education for Deacons
    From the Calendar of Diaconate
    Nov 1 Black Catholic History Month
    From the Calendar of African American Ministry
    Nov 1010:00 am Junta de Equipo Diocesano de Emmaus
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Nov 1210:00 am Junta Diocesana
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    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