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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 […]

Home Works volunteers learn that help may involve more than a hammer

JOHNS ISLAND—Drivers on their way to the resort islands of Kiawah and Seabrook pass by pockets of poverty every day without even realizing it. Emma Smith is one of those pockets; living off the grid in such extreme conditions that people wonder how she’s done it for so long. “You do what you have to […]

Sisters of Charity research shines a light on migrant workers

A juicy local peach, fresh tomato sandwiches, strawberries warm from the field — mmmm, the joys of the summer season. While everyone has their favorite summer food, few people are aware of the migrant system that brings it to us. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina wants to change that. They spent over […]

Adrian Sister Jean Denomme dies at 83

ADRIAN, MICH.—Adrian Dominican Sister Jean Denomme died on July 29 at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia. She was 83. The Mass of Christian Burial was held Aug. 5 in St. Catherine Chapel. Burial was in the congregation’s cemetery. Sister Jean was born in Detroit to Richard and June Penney Denomme. She graduated from Dominican High School […]

People & events

MIDLANDS St. Joseph School galaCOLUMBIA—St. Joseph School’s 60th anniversary gala celebration will be Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. at the parish hall. Details: Terri Boyle, (803) 622-3650 or, or Petrina Marsh, Run With Endurance 5kYORK—Divine Saviour Church, 232 Herndon Ave., will host the Run With Endurance 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 13 at 8 […]

Bishop makes new appointments

CHARLESTON—Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone has made the following appointments for priests in the Diocese of Charleston: Effective Aug. 1: Father Arnulfo Jara Galvez, new to the diocese, was appointed as administrator of St. Mark in Newberry, St. Boniface in Joanna, and Holy Spirit Mission in Laurens; and Chaplain at Tyger River Correctional Institution in Enoree. […]

A nation of immigrants should have an immigration system that works

America did not become great by keeping people out. We are great because, throughout our history, we have held our doors wide open to those seeking a new start, economic opportunity, and a chance to raise their families in peace and freedom. Tragically, our outdated immigration laws no longer uphold this quintessentially American vision. The […]

It pays to prepare ahead for disasters

So far this summer, the only named storm to pop up on the weather radar is Hurricane Arthur, and forecasters are sticking by their prediction of a quiet season, which runs through November. But quiet doesn’t mean silent, so experts advise people to follow that old Boy Scout truism to “always be prepared”, not just […]

Couples for Christ feel power of God

GOOSE CREEK—Couples for Christ-SC held two recent Christian Life Programs in the Upstate and the Lowcountry. Adorno Father Jason Caganap, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Goose Creek, was so impressed by the Christian Life Program held at his church in March and April that he asked to replicate it for the Hispanic parishioners, according […]

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    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