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Bishop’s Calendar for September 2014

The following is Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone’s calendar for September: Sept. 1—Labor Day, diocesan offices closed; 8 a.m., Mass, St. Patrick Church, CharlestonSept. 2—8 a.m., Mass, St. Patrick Church, CharlestonSept. 3—8 a.m., Mass, St. Patrick Church, CharlestonSept. 4—9:30 a.m., Mass of the Holy Spirit, Cardinal Newman School, ColumbiaSept. 5—10 a.m., Mass, St. Joseph Church, ColumbiaSept. […]

College: If only I knew then what I know now …

As thousands of freshmen begin their college lives, we asked current seniors and recent grads to offer some advice on how to navigate the exciting, and sometimes challenging, world on campus. Through email and in live interviews, they offered the following words of wisdom: Learn to manage your time “Try to find a balance between […]

Bishop makes new appointments

CHARLESTON—Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone has made three new appointments for priests in the Diocese of Charleston. Father Michael F. McCafferty, in addition to his current assignment as pastor at Sacred Heart in Gaffney and St. Augustine Mission in Union, was appointed chaplain at Tyger River Correctional Institution in Enoree, effective Aug. 11. Father S. Thomas […]

Catholic school superintendent takes part in ALS ice bucket challenge

By Catholic News Service CINCINNATI–Showing his support for those suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease, the superintendent of Catholic schools for the Cincinnati Archdiocese took part in the ice bucket challenge Aug. 21. Superintendent Jim Rigg was joined by Tom Otten, principal of Elder Catholic High School, on the school’s campus. The challenge has taken the […]

Pope phones family of slain U.S. journalist

By Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) — Pope Francis phoned the bereaved family of James Foley, a U.S. journalist killed by Islamic State militants in Syria. In an Aug. 22 interview on NBC’s “Today” show, John and Diane Foley briefly described the previous day’s discussion with the pope, in which they spoke of shared […]

Una nación de inmigrantes debe de tener un sistema migratorio que funciona

Los Estados Unidos no llegó a ser excelente por mantener a la gente fuera de sus fronteras. Llegó a ser excelente porque, a través de nuestra historia, manteníamos abierta la puerta a los que buscaban empezar de nuevo, los que buscaban la oportunidad económica y la posibilidad de criar a sus familias en paz y […]

People of Life Awards honor three during pro-life leadership conference

CHARLESTON—Cardinal Sean O’Malley, OFM Cap., of Boston, chair of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, presented three People of Life Awards for lifetime commitment to the pro-life movement on July 28 during the annual Diocesan Pro-Life Leadership Conference. They went to the Little Sisters of the Poor, Sheila Hopkins […]

New seminarians begin their spiritual adventure

As summer winds down, three men are preparing for their own version of “back to school.” These new seminarians will begin their studies for priesthood in the Diocese of Charleston later this month. The men have spent the past few months working, spending time with family and friends, and preparing themselves mentally and spiritually for […]

Professor forms Bishop’s Society of Catholic Scholars

College students may have a hard time dealing with challenges to their faith once they hit campus, but try being a Catholic professor. A new group, The Bishop’s Society of Catholic Scholars, hopes to offer a source of information and support to the state’s higher education teachers who also happen to be Catholic. Steven Millies, […]

Youth find a message of love at the beach

PAWLEYS ISLAND—Sophia Murphy is only going into sixth grade, but she already has some good ideas about her future thanks to words of wisdom from St. John Paul II. “He talks about the relationship of marriage being like Christ’s relationship with the Church,” she said on a recent Saturday. “That’s taught me that when I […]

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  • Diocesan Events Calendar
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    Oct 13 Diocesan Evangelization Conference
    From the Calendar of Ethnic Ministries
    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
    From the Calendar of Diaconate