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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 […]

Volunteers make Catholic Charities in Pee Dee work

(EDITOR’S NOTE: April is National Volunteer Month and this week The Miscellany takes a look at one group of the many volunteers across the Diocese of Charleston.) CONWAY-Most people think of a big orgganization when they think of Catholic Charities, but in the Pee Dee of South Carolina the agency is run by volunteers out […]

Sister Joan Kobe knows who is in charge

McCORMICK – She is applauded as a ‘wonderful leader,’ but Sister Joan Kobe knows it is God who truly leads Sister Joan has advanced degrees and decades of training and expeience to prepare her, yet she still admits that her current work is challenging. Sister Joan is the pastoral administrator to two small parishes in […]

Girls should play it smart

By MARY HOOD HART In 1992, the American Association of University Women released a study indicating that girls are being shortchanged in schools across America. The study reported that teachers were more inclined to call upon boys to respond to questions and girls were not encouraged as often as boys to pursue excellence in math […]

Camp St. Mary’s to be converted into a county park

By JULIE DOWNS RIDGELAND – Many Lowcountry Catholics have fond memories of youthful summers spent at Camp St. Mary’s. The planned transformation of the camp’s site into a county park should provide similar memories for a new generation. Camp St. Mary’s served as a summer religious education camp for the Diocese of Charleston for more […]

Are we living up to our obligation to children?

By DIANE C. BULLARD The nation recognizes April as Child Abuse Prevention Month with mixed emotions as it is faced with the reality of record high numbers of abused children. The Children’s Defense Fund reports that during the year 1996, three American children died daily due to child abuse and neglect. Every 10 seconds, a […]

Blindness has forever changed the physical and spiritual life of Father Maher

JAMES ISLAND – Imagine the trauma of waking up to darkness one morning after nearly 40 years in active church ministry, to discover that the pain you thought was sinusitis was really a disease that has suddenly taken away your sight. That is precisely what happened to Father Joseph G. Maher. At age 65, he […]

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    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