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(Miscellany/Christina Lee Knauss) A Girl Scout is presented with her award by Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone at the sixth annual Catholic Scout Camporee held at Lake Weston recently. In the background at center is Jim Weiskircher, chairman of the diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting.
Catholic Scout Camporee highlights vocations

COLUMBIA—For a Catholic Boy or Girl Scout, a camporee weekend isn’t just about campfires, canoeing and sleeping in a tent. More than 500 Scouts and their parents also spent three days focusing on their faith at the sixth annual Catholic Scouting Camporee held Oct. 15-17 at Lake Weston.

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Faithful citizenship, voting, Catholic social teaching

Goals for Political Life: Challenges for citizens, candidates and public officials As Catholics, we are led to raise questions for political life other than: “Are you better off than you were two or four years ago?” Our focus is not on party affiliation, ideology, economics, or even competence and capacity to perform duties, as important […]

Foundation awards $97,500 to SC outreaches

COLUMBIA—The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded 11 Collaboration for Ministry grants totaling $97,500 to programs associated with women religious across South Carolina. The foundation recognizes the needs and challenges facing congregations in the state, according to a press release. The grants were established to support women religious in their efforts to […]

Dominican Sister Patricia Caufield
Dominican Sister Patricia Caulfield dies at 73

ADRIAN, Mich.—Sister Patricia Caulfield, formerly known as Sister Barbara Thomas Caulfield, died Oct. 11 in West Palm Beach, Fla. She was 73 and in the 57th year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation. The funeral was Oct. 19 in the congregation’s chapel and burial followed in their cemetery.

Mary Ann Wheeler, St. Joseph Catholic School, Anderson
St. Joseph welcomes back Wheeler, middle school

ANDERSON—St. Joseph School has a couple of big reasons to celebrate. For one, this year brought the first class of sixth graders to campus and officially marked its growth into a middle school. Also, Mary Ann Wheeler returned to the helm after a brief foray into retirement.

Father John Langan, SJ (Miscellany/Christina Lee Knauss)
Priests, religious must discuss tough health issues

COLUMBIA—The most effective way for Catholic clergy and women religious to deal with disagreements over hot-button issues such as health care legislation and abortion can be summed up with one word — dialogue. That was the consensus at a group discussion held at St. John Neumann Church on Oct. 8, led by Jesuit Father John […]

Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone shows the outstanding achievement award presented by Patrick J. Manna, a southeast region committee member of the National Italian American Foundation, at a reception Oct. 11 at the Harbour Club. (Miscellany/Stephanie Stockton)
Bishop receives NIAF award

CHARLESTON—Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone received an outstanding achievement award from the National Italian American Foundation at a reception Oct. 11 at the Harbour Club. “Bishop Guglielmone is a people’s priest, a great homilist and a down-to-earth, approachable man,” said Jim Weiskircher, chairman of the diocesan committee on Scouting.

40 Days
Despite incident, 40 Days vigil still going strong

CHARLESTON—As it nears the home stretch, support for the 40 Days for Life campaign remains strong. According to Tom Barber, the local vigil coordinator, participation has not waned, even after a doctor who works at one of the clinics pulled a gun on some of the protestors outside of Charleston Women’s Medical Clinic on Ashley […]

Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone has invited all health care workers to attend the first annual White Mass and luncheon on Oct. 23.
Mass, luncheon for health care workers is Oct. 23

CHARLESTON—Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone has invited all health care workers to attend the first annual White Mass and luncheon on Oct. 23 at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 120 Broad St. The event will begin with lunch that will segue into a host of speakers and conclude with a Mass.

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