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Priest Appointment:Taylors

CHARLESTON—Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone of the Diocese of Charleston announced the following appointment on Dec. 6: Father Agustin Torm was appointed as parochial vicar at Prince of Peace Church in Taylors, effective Dec. 9


People and events

Father Kendall publishes book about coal ash landfill controversy WALTERBORO—Father Jeffrey Kendall recently announced that he has published his first book, “New Heavens, New Earth: Colleton County South Carolina’s Debate About SCE&G’s Coal Ash Landfill.” According to a press release, the book is about the South Carolina Electric and Gas decision in 2011 to place […]


In Vespers, a bishop is remembered for his humanity

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz celebrated the Solemn Vespers service for the late Bishop Emeritus David B. Thompson at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist on Dec. 3. Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone gave the opening remarks and Father Dennis Willey, pastor of Sacred Heart Church who was ordained by Bishop Thompson, delivered a homily. Here is […]


Pope says Our Lady of Guadalupe embraces all people

Vatican Information Service VATICAN CITY–Tomorrow is the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of all America and therefore, in his greetings in Spanish during today’s general audience, the pope addressed all brothers and sisters from the Continent, considering the Virgin of Tepeyac. “When Our Lady appeared to St. Juan Diego, her face was that […]


Bishop Thompson's funeral Mass
Bishop David B. Thompson: Well done, my good and faithful servant

CHARLESTON—The Most. Reverend David B. Thompson, retired bishop of the Diocese of Charleston, was laid to rest on Dec. 4 among a large crowd of friends and family. The Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, celebrated by Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory and concelebrated by […]


St. Vincent de Paul strives to help poor

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul was founded by Blessed Frederic Ozanam as the “Conference of Charity” and given a very simple mission: assist the poor. The name was quickly changed to honor the group’s patron saint, but the purpose has remained the same for 180 years. Greg Flach, acting president of the Diocesan […]


Bishop’s Calendar

  The following is Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone’s calendar for December: Dec. 5—8:30 a.m., Mass for food basket, Bishop England High School, Daniel IslandDec. 8—6 p.m., Mass, Immaculate Conception Church, Goose CreekDec. 9—Feast of the Immaculate Conception; 6 p.m., New sanctuary dedication, St. Paul the Apostle Church, SpartanburgDec. 12—10:30 a.m., Priest personnel board meeting, CharlestonDec. […]


Bishop Emeritus David B. Thompson dies at 90

CHARLESTON—Bishop Emeritus David B. Thompson, who served the Diocese of Charleston from 1990-1999, died Nov. 24. He was 90. The Solemn Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston on Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. The Rite of Committal with Final Commendation will follow. Solemn Vespers […]


Bishop Emeritus David B. Thompson dies at 90

CHARLESTON—Bishop Emeritus David B. Thompson, who served the Diocese of Charleston from 1990-1999, died Nov. 24. He was 90. The Solemn Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston on Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. The Rite of Committal with Final Commendation will follow. Solemn Vespers […]


People and events

COASTAL Holiday fashion showCHARLESTON—The SCCCW Coastal Deanery will host a holiday fashion show and lunch Nov. 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church hall, 5 St. Teresa Drive. Cost: $10. Tickets: Beverly Buford, (843) 743-5550 or Maria Stephens, (843) 437-8731. Bishops BoutiqueCHARLESTON—Shop ’til you drop at the Bishops Boutique on Dec. […]


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  • Diocesan Events Calendar
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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
    From the Calendar of Diaconate