Courtesy involves human dignity
Good manners involve much more than just being polite at the dinner table, or saying please and thank you. Those are just the basics one teaches to young children. As we grow, manners evolve into a way of being considerate and respectful of our fellow man, whether that’s in a business situation or in traffic. […]
All Souls’ Day: After death comes a new life
CHARLESTON—In dying we are born unto eternal life. That belief was the focus of Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone’s annual All Souls’ Day Mass held Oct. 2 at St. Lawrence Cemetery.
Strong faith and compassion mark Veon’s service
CHARLESTON—When Sue Veon retires on Nov. 5, it will mark the end of an era. The obstetrics nurse was one of the last women to graduate from the St. Francis Xavier Hospital School of Nursing and is also one of the last still working.
Diversity is hallmark of St. Martin de Porres Church
COLUMBIA—St. Martin de Porres Church is celebrating its 75th year of serving the faithful in a manner befitting its namesake. Although the building has changed over the years, the core mission of welcoming all people, regardless of race or economic status, has remained the same.
BE band hits a high note with alumni
DANIEL ISLAND—What began as a casual comment on Facebook inspired Bishop England High School’s marching band alumni to hold the first all-year band reunion Oct. 22.
Sister Roberta Bridgeman, OLM, dies at 95
CHARLESTON—Sister Marie Roberta Bridgeman, a Sister of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy, died at May Forest, the congregation’s motherhouse, on Sept. 4. She was 95. The Mass of Christian Burial was held at the order’s chapel and burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery. Sister Roberta was born Mary Bridgeman on March 30, 1915, to […]
Bishop allocates funds for Native American evangelization
Native American Catholics make up a small, vibrant part of the Catholic community in South Carolina, but efforts to minister directly to them have been few and far between. That will hopefully change in the near future, thanks to funds from the annual Black and Indian Mission Collection that Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone recently allocated […]
Theatrical concert is a multi-media experience
CHARLESTON—Large puppets will move through the darkened Cathedral of St. John the Baptist to the sound of ancient music played on antique instruments on Nov. 6 at 8:30 p.m. The choir of Christ the King Church in Atlanta, and the Atlanta Camerata will present “Pilgrim Trail: Miracle Songs from Medieval Spain,” a theatrical concert which […]
SC Charismatic Conference: God’s love and mercy
COLUMBIA—The transforming power of God’s mercy was the highlight of this year’s S.C. Catholic Charismatic Conference held Oct. 22-24 at Our Lady of the Hills Church. More than 200 people from the Southeast and as far away as Pennsylvania took advantage of the opportunity for private and group prayer, the chance to attend Mass, adoration […]