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Parish Life

St. Andrew students meet gold medalists

MYRTLE BEACH—Recently, the eighth graders from St. Andrew School visited Washington, D.C. The trip was a culmination of their years together at St. Andrew, a review of their social studies curriculum, and a time of prayer and unity. They were given the honor of bringing up the gifts at the Basilica of the National Shrine […]

Christ Our King-Stella Maris, St. Mary net wins in hoops tournament

The Diocese of Charleston Youth Basketball Tournament, held Feb. 23-25 at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center, drew 53 teams from 18 schools and parishes for a weekend of fierce competition. Christ Our King-Stella Maris in Charleston was a dominant presence on the court. With 14 teams registered to play, the school/parish netted first place in […]

Community responds to parishioner’s call

GREER—A small parish community has embraced a “unique call for help” from a fellow parishioner. Since mid-December, St. Rafka Maronite has included in its weekly parish bulletin a letter from Joe Baranski, a retired engineer and mem­ber of the church for the past eight years. Baranski has been diagnosed with end-stage kidney disease, the final […]

Free-throw winners

SIMPSONVILLE—The Knights of Colum­bus Council 10819 held its annual Youth Basketball Free-Throw Chal­lenge at St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Greenville recently. Those win­ners then competed with other final­ists in their gender and age groups at a district event. The district winners advance to state finals on Feb. 24 at Cardinal Newman School in Colum­bia. The […]

Hear the Lyon Boys Choir perform at Prince of Peace Church

TAYLORS—The renowned Lyon Boys Choir from France will stop at Prince of Peace Church during its tour. The choir features the voices of 27 boys 8-14 years old. On Feb. 11, the 10 a.m. Mass will feature the choir and on Feb. 12, a special performance will be held at 7 p.m. in the church, 1209 […]

Win a free T-shirt during Catholic Press Month

February is Catholic Press Month! We’re celebrating by giving one lucky reader a classic “The Catholic Miscellany” T-shirt! Now through Feb. 28, tag us in a photo of you reading The Catholic Miscellany and use the #readTCM for a chance to win. Tag us on Facebook or Instagram at, or Twitter @the_miscellany. Photo provided: Jon Tirpak, […]

Felician Sisters receive donation

GOOSE CREEK—Members of St. Francis Car­acciolo Assembly 3697 donated $500 on Dec. 14 to the Felician Center in King­stree in appreciation of the services that the Felician Sisters offer to the resi­dents of Kingstree and Williamsburg County. Sister Johnna Ciezobka, from the center, a combination food pantry, clothes closet and soup kitchen for those in […]

Sister Charlotte celebrates 50 years

CHARLESTON—Sister Charlotte Rose Kerr, of the Religious Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, celebrated her golden jubilee on Dec. 30 with Mass and fellowship at Blessed Sacrament Church. Sister Charlotte attended Blessed Sacrament School and Bishop England High School, and her family has been part of the Blessed Sacrament parish for many years. She also […]

Cardinal Newman student wins art prize

COLUMBIA—Alyssa Gorrin, a senior at Cardinal Newman School, received a merit award and cash prize for her entry in the Lander University High School Art Exhib­it. Alyssa created a ceramic sculp­ture depicting three pears in pro­gressive states of decay. Her theme reflected the fleeting nature of life. You can see her art and that of […]

Knights bring Christmas to residents with special needs

COLUMBIA—Every year, Christmas comes early for the residents of the Midlands Center thanks to dedi­cated volunteers from the Knights of Columbus. Located in northeast Columbia, the center is a residence for adults of all ages who have developmental disabilities. It is run by the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. For 30 years, […]

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Mar 239:00 am Mass
From the Calendar of Our Lady of the Rosary Greenville
1:00 pm Parent Appreciation
From the Calendar of Holy Trinity North Myrtle Beach
5:00 pm Fish Fry
From the Calendar of St. Michael School Murrells Inlet
Mar 2410:00 am The Joy of the Gospel and the New Evangelization
From the Calendar of Office of Catechesis Webinars
5:00 pm Family Mass
From the Calendar of Holy Trinity North Myrtle Beach
6:30 pm Family Honor Banquet - Cardinal Newman High School - Columbia
From the Calendar of Bishop's Office
Mar 2511:00 am Bishop to say Mass/ Palm Sunday/ Mary Help of Christians - Aiken
From the Calendar of Bishop's Office
Mar 26 End of 3rd Quarter
From the Calendar of St. Peter School Beaufort
Q3 Ends
From the Calendar of St. Anne School Rock Hill
Mar 27 Report Cards
From the Calendar of Summerville Catholic School
Report Cards Issued
From the Calendar of St. Martin de Porres School Columbia
End of Third Quarter
From the Calendar of St. Joseph School Anderson
Last day of quarter
From the Calendar of St. Mary Help of Christians Aiken
Report Cards
From the Calendar of St. Gregory the Great School
Report Cards Issued
From the Calendar of St. Anthony School Florence
Report Cards
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11:00 am Chrism Mass - Cathedral/ Charleston
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3:30 pm Parent/Teacher Conferences
From the Calendar of Cardinal Newman School
Mar 28 Easter Break BeginsNoon Dismissal
From the Calendar of St. Peter School Beaufort
Seder Meal
From the Calendar of St. John School North Charleston