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2012

Franciscan sisters to move on after 25 years in Beaufort

ST. HELENA ISLAND—Journey down the dirt road and find peace. That is the motto of The Franciscan Center, and a real-life experience for everyone who follows the path to the  marsh-front oasis created by Sisters Stella Breen and Sheila Byrne. The Franciscans are experiencing a bittersweet time right now as they celebrate 25 years in […]


October is Respect Life month

For 41 years, Catholics have observed October as Respect Life Month. This year, church leaders and people in the thick of the pro-life movement in South Carolina say it is one of the most crucial times in history to get more of the faithful concerned about the sanctity of life. Events in the Diocese of […]


LARCUM bishops discuss teaching youth an active faith

COLUMBIA—Religious leaders and lay people pondered why young people must be encouraged to pursue intellectual and moral knowledge. The discussion was held during the annual Lutheran, Anglican, Roman Catholic and United Methodist Bishops’ Dialogue held Sept. 27 at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Columbia. Keynote speaker Benjamin Bernard “Bernie” Dunlap, president of Wofford College in […]


Lay Carmelites are growing extension of Carmelite order

The Carmelites have been around for more than 800 years, but are still a mystery to many. Their way of life began in the 12th century when a group of hermits gathered on Mount Carmel and decided to live in example of the prophet Elijah. They devoted themselves to a life of solitude and prayer […]


Diaconate candidates complete first year of study

CHAPIN—Thirty-nine men studying to be deacons in the Diocese of Charleston took an important step toward their new ministry at a Mass celebrated by Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone Sept. 15 at Our Lady of the Lake Church. The men celebrated completing their first year of study and officially moved from the aspirant stage to candidacy […]


Plenary Indulgence for the Year of Faith

Vatican Information Service According to a decree . . . made public October 5, 2012, and signed by Cardinal Manuel Monteiro de Castro and Bishop Krzysztof Nykiel, respectively penitentiary major and regent of the Apostolic Penitentiary, Benedict XVI will grant faithful Plenary Indulgence for the occasion of the Year of Faith. The indulgence will be […]


October is Respect Life month

For 41 years, Catholics have observed October as Respect Life Month. This year, church leaders and people in the thick of the pro-life movement in South Carolina say it is one of the most crucial times in history to get more of the faithful concerned about the sanctity of life. Events in the Diocese of […]


Diaconate candidates complete first year of study

CHAPIN—Thirty-nine men studying to be deacons in the Diocese of Charleston took an important step toward their new ministry at a Mass celebrated by Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone Sept. 15 at Our Lady of the Lake Church. The men celebrated completing their first year of study and officially moved from the aspirant stage to candidacy […]


Women urged to increase their political engagement at NCCW convention

MYRTLE BEACH—When the National Council of Catholic Women chose “Be the Voice of Catholic Women” as the theme of their 2012 convention, its members probably didn’t foresee how relevant those six words were in today’s political and cultural environment. More than 540 women who attended the annual gathering Sept. 19-22 heard speakers discuss how vital […]


Bishop tells Catholics voting is a ‘sacred duty’

CHARLESTON—Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone wants South Carolina Catholics at the polls in full force on Nov. 6. The bishop urged people to pray, prepare and pledge to cast their vote in a Sept. 12 letter sent to the state’s parishes. “Voting is not only a treasured privilege, it is also a sacred duty,” Bishop Guglielmone […]


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    Sep 215:30 pm PTO Parent Meeting
    From the Calendar of St. Peter School Columbia
    Sep 22 John England Day/Green TAG Day
    From the Calendar of Bishop England Charleston
    Fac./Staff Retreat - No School
    From the Calendar of St. Michael School Murrells Inlet
    Progress Reports
    From the Calendar of Nativity Charleston
    Smile! School/Class/Group Picture Day
    From the Calendar of Our Lady of the Rosary Greenville
    Parent Teacher Conferences 12:30PM Dismissal
    From the Calendar of Prince of Peace School Taylors
    9:00 am Mass
    From the Calendar of Our Lady of the Rosary Greenville
    Sep 23 Fac./Staff Retreat
    From the Calendar of St. Michael School Murrells Inlet
    Father/Son Saturday: Basketball Camp, Talks
    From the Calendar of St. Mary School Greenville
    Fall Festival
    From the Calendar of St. John School North Charleston
    9:00 am Catechist Workshop
    From the Calendar of Office of Catechesis
    10:00 am Junta de Vicaria (Greenville)
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    10:00 am Doctrina Social #4
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    2:30 pm Doctrina Social #4
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Sep 2410:30 am Thanksgiving Mass - Bishop Guglielmone to celebrate - St. Joseph's - Columbia
    From the Calendar of Bishop's Office
    Sep 25 Early Dismissal
    From the Calendar of St. Peter School Columbia
    2:00 Dismissal
    From the Calendar of St. Joseph School Columbia
    Faculty In-service
    From the Calendar of St. Martin de Porres School Columbia
    Faculty In-service
    From the Calendar of St. John Neumann School Columbia
    2:00 PM Dismissal Teacher Inservice
    From the Calendar of Cardinal Newman School