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2010

School profile: Building community at St. Anne School

By KATHY WINDSOR ROCK HILL — Ask any parent at St. Anne School in Rock Hill and they will tell you it’s not just great religious training and academics that makes the school special. Students get a course in the Christian community 101. Since its beginnings in the early 1950s, St. Anne School has nurtured […]


Secretaries general stop in diocese while touring south

CHARLESTON – Secretaries general from eight countries visited the see city of the Diocese of Charleston last weekend for a working session of sharing and coordinating. They took the opportunity while here to “celebrate the universality of the Church.” Each country has an episcopal conference, according to Msgr. Dennis Schnurr, secretary general of the United […]


Sister Rosemary Boyd retires after a 44-year career

AIKEN – After 24 years as the principal of St. Mary Help of Christians School, Sister Rosemary Boyd is retiring at the end of this academic year. The people who know her best are not happy about it. Cathy Green, school secretary for the past eight years and a former Parent/Teacher Organization president, Donna T. […]


Catholics at LARCUM discuss race relations

WHITE OAK — Before the bishops of LARCUM signed their joint statement on May 13 confessing to racism in their churches (see main story), each of the four denominations represented broke out into groups to discuss their particular situations and to come up with potential solutions. The groups also talked about their denomination’s successes and […]


Bishops confess sins of racism at dialogue

WHITE OAK, S.C. — The Lutheran, Anglican, Roman Catholic and United Methodist (LARCUM) bishops in South Carolina issued a statement today confessing guilt and seeking forgiveness for the sins of racism following a two-day dialogue on race relations. The bishops, whose memberships total 466,684 in the state, also announced that their annual service for Christian […]


Celebrating 50 years: Msgr. Simonin

The Miscellany profiles the three priests who will celebrate this year the 50th anniversary of their ordination to the priesthood: Rev. Jerome C. Powers, Rev. Msgr. J. Fleming McManus and Rev. Msgr. John A. Simonin By JOANNE COMAR Rev. Msgr. John A. Simonin Msgr. John Anthony Simonin’s 50 years of priesthood represent not only caring […]


Celebrating 50 years: Father Powers

The Miscellany profiles the three priests who will celebrate this year the 50th anniversary of their ordination to the priesthood: Rev. Jerome C. Powers, Rev. Msgr. J. Fleming McManus and Rev. Msgr. John A. Simonin Rev. Jerome C. Powers In March, Pope John Paul urged priests to say the words of the consecration as if […]


Celebrating 50 years: Msgr. McManus

The Miscellany profiles the three priests who will celebrate this year the 50th anniversary of their ordination to the priesthood: Rev. Jerome C. Powers, Rev. Msgr. J. Fleming McManus and Rev. Msgr. John A. Simonin Rev. Msgr. J. Fleming McManus Msgr. J. Fleming McManus was ready to be ordained when he was too young to […]


A revamped RENEW program works to inspire faith

By JOEY REISTROFFER TAYLORS – Whenever Catholics get together to share their faith, marvelous things can happen. Strangers become friends, parishes grow closer, and individuals see their spiritual lives soar That is the goal of RENEW, which started as a faith-sharing outfit in Newark, N.J., about 20 years ago. Since then, its roots have spread […]


High standards key to Cardinal Newman’s success

COLUMBIA – Cardinal Newman High School is proof that maintaining high standards will turn out students who are ready to meet the requirements of higher education with the confidence and ability they need to be a success. The school’s official history began Dec. 10, 1834 with a group of Ursuline Sisters newly arrived to Charleston […]


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    Oct 13 Diocesan Evangelization Conference
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    Oct 278:00 am Day of Continuing Education for Deacons
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    Nov 1 Black Catholic History Month
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    Nov 1010:00 am Junta de Equipo Diocesano de Emmaus
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    Nov 1210:00 am Junta Diocesana
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    Nov 17 Diocese of Charleston Native American Catholic Heritage Celebration
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    Nov 18 Vietnamese Martyrs Celebration
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    Dec 1 Black Catholics Heritage Celebration
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    Dec 15 Simbang Gabi for Filipino Catholics
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    Dec 25 Diocesan Television Christmas Special Fox 21
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    Jan 412:00 am Class 2019 Ordination Retreat
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    Jan 812:00 am Retiro Espiritual de Emmaus
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    Jan 1210:00 am Junta de Equipo Diocesano de Emmaus
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    Feb 911:00 am Ordination of Permanent Deacons
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