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2012

Iris Young: Catholic woman of the year

RIDGELAND—Iris Young left her native Rico in 1966 to come to the United States to pursue a better life. Now, she dedicates much of her time to helping others who have come here with the same dream. Young received the 2012 Catholic Woman of the Year award from the South Carolina Council of Catholic Women […]


Sister Christina Murphy: Religious woman of the year

COLUMBIA—Sister Christina Murphy has dedicated her life to spreading the message of God’s  love wherever she is, whether in front of a classroom or behind the walls of a prison. That is why the South Carolina Council of Catholic Women named her Religious Woman of the Year. “I’m very happy and very touched to know […]


SCCCW conference provides an appreciation for God’s blessings

COLUMBIA—It takes prayer, vision and a positive attitude for any idea or organization to survive and the South Carolina Conference of Catholic Women is no different. At least that is what they learned at their 82nd annual convention held March 9-11 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Columbia. More than 150 women attended the event, […]


John Paul II Catholic School receives $3 million

BLUFFTON—John Paul II Catholic School is a big step closer to becoming a reality, thanks to a generous donation. Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone announced March 15 that the school has received a $3 million gift from the Richard D. Ennen Charitable Remainder Trust. The money will significantly enhance the efforts to build a Catholic middle […]


John Paul II Catholic School effort receives $3 million gift

BLUFFTON—John Paul II Catholic School is a big step closer to becoming a reality, thanks to a generous donation. Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone announced March 15 that the school has received a $3 million gift from the Richard D. Ennen Charitable Remainder Trust. The money will significantly enhance the efforts to build a Catholic middle […]


Bishop England girls win state basketball title 43-41

COLUMBIA—Bishop England High School can add girls’ basketball to its list of state championships.The Lady Bishops basketball team won their first-ever state title in a 43-41 victory over the Columbia Capitols on March 3 in front of about 6,000 fans at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia.The girls finished with a 28-0 record and gave […]


Officials say virus caused unsavory images on school SMART board

MOUNT PLEASANT–It appears a computer virus was the culprit behind pop-up images of scantily-clad women during a classroom lesson at Christ Our King-Stella Maris in Mount Pleasant, according to school officials. Parents received a letter recently from the two pastors of the school, detailing allegations against a sixthgrade teacher and explaining the investigation and its […]


Blessed Sacrament, Christ Our King-Stella Maris, St. Andrew tops in tournament

AIKEN—It wasn’t even March, but basketball madness had its grip on our diocesan schools. A total of 43 teams, from about 14 schools and churches, made the trip to Aiken to play in the annual Diocese of Charleston Youth Basketball Tournament. Laurie Ulmer, tournament director, said she’s been involved with the program for 15 years […]


New and visiting priests help fill posts in the diocese

Charleston—Several priests from different nations have received new assignments around the Diocese of Charleston in recent months. They bring different skills and experiences to their work of spreading the Gospel. Father Gustavo Corredor is parochial vicar for Our Lady of the Hills and St. John Neumann churches in Columbia, and Our Lady of Perpetual Help […]


St. Anthony of Padua breaks ground for new school

By Moira McCormick Special to The Miscellany GREENVILLE— Mary Corner joined over 300 parishioners, students, parents, and neighbors on a small hill near St. Anthony of Padua Church and School for a groundbreaking ceremony Feb. 26. After years of praying, planning, and fundraising, the parish family will build a new school, a $4.7 million project […]


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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