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Knights raise funds for Holy Trinity School

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH—Knights of Columbus Council 7122 presented a check for $2,000 to Sheila Durante, principal of Holy Trinity School, at the morning Mass. The Knights raise funds for the school each year through their annual Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance and are thankful for the response from the parish and community in making the event […]

Our Lady of Fatima statue tour

CHARLESTON—The International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be in South Carolina parishes from April 30 to May 21. Check with your church or school for times. The dates are as follows: April 30 to May 1—Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Charleston May 2—St. Francis by the Sea Church and School, […]

National signing day

Schools in the Diocese of Charleston hosted signing ceremonies on National Signing Day on Feb. 3, with a total of six athletes committing to play their sports at chosen colleges. At Bishop England High School, four students signed letters of intent: Logan Leask, soccer, The Citadel in Charleston; Blake Jeresaty, football, Wofford College in Spartanburg; […]

BE to build tennis center

CHARLESTON—Bishop England High School announced plans for its upcoming Msgr. John L. Manning Tennis Center, a five-court lighted facility that will be built next to the baseball field on campus. The new courts will be home to the 19-time Girls State Champions and 10-time Boys State Champions, and will provide a place to teach tennis […]

Pontel, Goodier advance to nationals

CHARLESTON—Isabella Pontel and Carson Goodier, both eighth-graders at Charleston Catholic, earned top honors at the State Beta Club Convention held in Myrtle Beach recently. Carson won first place in the essay competition and Isabella won second place in the acrylic art competition. They will represent South Carolina in the National Beta Club Convention in New […]

Project San Pedro oyster roast

CHARLESTON—Mario González Chavajay, a Tz’utuhil Mayan artist from Guatemala, will be the guest of honor and will paint live at the 2016 Guatemalan Gala oyster roast. It will be held on Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Diocese of Charleston Pastoral Center, 901 Orange Grove Road. The paintings of Mario Gonzalez and his brother […]

Trivia Knight helps capital campaign

BLYTHEWOOD—Transfiguration Church and Knights of Columbus Council 13713 hosted a Trivia Knight on Jan. 23 and raised over $1,500 for the capital campaign. The social event consisted of trivia ranging from the Church to space travel.

St. Joe teacher earns education honor

GREENVILLE—Sarah Wicker, a middle school teacher at St. Joseph’s Catholic School, was recently nominated as an “Educator Who Makes a Difference” by Upstate Parent magazine. Honorees were chosen based on nominations by parents and students. Wicker teaches math and religion, serves as the household dean of the Dark Knights, and is the moderator for the […]

Bake sale helps buy stoles

SIMPSONVILLE—The Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus Council 10819 held a charitable bake sale at St. Mary Magdalene Church recently. Proceeds helped purchase stoles for the four acolytes from the parish, which they will wear when they are ordained as deacons in February 2016. Lynn Searl, Vice President, is shown in the photo above […]

Breakfast with St. Nick

IRMO—Knights of Columbus, Council 6892 held a “Breakfast with St. Nick” Dec. 6 at Our Lady of the Hills Church for the saints feast day. St. Nick, portrayed by Leo Cardosi, holds Marcus Schrum as his daddy Mike keeps an eye on him and his mom Meagan takes his picture.

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