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Lady Bishops win state golf title

CHARLESTON—The girls’ golf team at Bishop England High School snagged their first state  championship at the tournament at Black Bear Golf Club in Longs recently. Kathleen Sumner, a junior, led the Bishops to capture the Class AA title and earned first place in individual rankings. Also on the All-State team were Kennedy Carroll, Emma Wofford, […]


Cardinal Newman inducts six alumni into hall of fame

COLUMBIA—Cardinal Newman School inducted six new alumni into their Hall of Fame during a  ceremony on Oct. 26. The honorees include Sister Maria Lovett for dedication to the Church; Mark Greenwood for achievements in the military; Glenda Suber, Ph.D., for journalism and public affairs; Brig. Gen. Jim Chow for achievements in medicine and the military; […]


Knights Council 10819 receives award

SIMPSONVILLE—Knights of Columbus Council 10819 received the 2014-2015 Columbian Award on  Oct. 5 in honor of its efficiency, industry and excellence. The award was presented by William Larkin, South Carolina State Council District 8 Deputy, to Bob Felton, Grand Knight.


Egan wins region cross country meet

COLUMBIA—Bennett Egan, a sophomore at Cardinal Newman, won the men’s division at the recent  SCISA Region I-AAA cross country meet. The women’s team captured second place at the state  competition, and the men’s team took fourth. In other SCISA state competitions, the volleyball team and the girls’ golf team, which is only in its second […]


Promises, promises: Some reflections during the Year of Consecrated Life

One of the prayers in the liturgy for Ordinary Time asks this: “Send us as witnesses of gospel joy into a world of fragile peace and broken promises.” We don’t have to study statistics to see that not only promises but also hearts get broken. All we have to do is go to family reunions […]


Seniors commit at National Signing Day

High schools in the Diocese of Charleston saw a flurry of activity on National Signing Day on Nov. 11 as a group of stand-out athletes committed to play sports at various colleges. In Greenville, at St. Joseph’s Catholic School, Christian Baliker signed to play golf for the college of Charleston and Maggie Milam committed to […]


Knights Assembly 3272 organizes patriotic giving tree

GEORGETOWN/PAWLEYS ISLAND—Knights of Columbus Assembly 3272 recently delivered more than 800 items of clothing, gas and grocery cards, toiletries, linens, reading glasses, and more, to the Ralph H. Johnson V.A. Medical Center in Charleston. Precious Blood of Christ parishioners donated items selected from a dog tag ornamented tree. They also included cards thanking the veterans […]


Purgatory: final purification of souls

The Purgatory Society meets on the fourth Monday of every month at St. Michael Church in Garden City. People who attend pray the rosary and attend Mass specifically to supplicate for the souls in purgatory. The society was started by Father Edward Fitzgerald, the pastor, because he’s had a special devotion to prayer for those […]


Rivalry for good helps St. Anthony

GREENVILLE—St. Anthony of Padua School received a contribution of $41,000 from St. Joseph’s Catholic and Christ Church Episcopal. The two schools joined forces for a “Together for Greenville” spirit week. The “rivalry for good” included a 5K Color Run, spirit nights, roller skating, a Powderpuff game, movie night, “Bubble Soccer” tournament, and more.


Catholic relief workers try to keep attention on refugees

COLUMBIA—A man who left behind his home, job and memories to flee a war-torn section of Iraq and carry his family to safety came up to Cullen Larson in the country’s Kurdish region earlier this year. He thanked Larson for the work being done in the Middle East by the agency he represents, Catholic Relief […]


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    Oct 278:00 am Day of Continuing Education for Deacons
    From the Calendar of Diaconate
    Nov 1 Black Catholic History Month
    From the Calendar of African American Ministry
    Nov 1010:00 am Junta de Equipo Diocesano de Emmaus
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Nov 1210:00 am Junta Diocesana
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Nov 17 Diocese of Charleston Native American Catholic Heritage Celebration
    From the Calendar of Native American Ministry
    Nov 18 Vietnamese Martyrs Celebration
    From the Calendar of Vietnamese Ministry
    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
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