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Franciscan jubilarians served S.C. in nursing, education and parish work

ASTON, Pa.—The Sisters of St. Francis 2018 Jubilee Celebration was held June 10 at Our Lady of Angels Convent. Two of this year’s Diamond Jubilarians, each celebrating 70 years of religious profession, ministered previously in the Diocese of Charleston, S.C. Sister Anna Hope Bauerlin (formerly Sister Miriam) was a staff nurse at St. Mary Human […]

Schools announce 2018 graduation dates

The classes of 2018 will soon march down the aisle in caps and gowns to receive their high school diplomas. Here are the dates for commencement exercises for schools in the Diocese of Charleston: *  Cardinal Newman School, Columbia: May 19 at 4 p.m. at the Township Auditorium. *  St. Joseph’s Catholic School, Greenville: May 26 at […]

Venerating the relics of St. Anthony of Padua

LEXINGTON—Father Ray Carlo told The Miscellany in a recent email that Corpus Christi parishioners enjoyed the relics of St. Anthony of Padua. Previously, he said, he was blessed to concelebrate Mass with the friars in the Basilica of St. Anthony of Padua in Italy, but the relics there were kept behind bulletproof glass and a […]

Joint Lenten effort fills pantries

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH—Knights of Columbus Council 7122 and Our Lady Star of the Sea parish joined for a successful “40 Cans of Lent” campaign. They were able to stock the church’s outreach ministry and deliver more than 6,000 pounds of canned/pack­aged food, juice and snacks to the Felician Center in Kingstree.

St. Joseph students earn science awards

ANDERSON—St. Joseph School sent eight stu­dents to the Region One Science and Engi­neering Fair at Southern Wesleyan Uni­versity recently. Three students received awards for their projects: Remi Witt, second place; Domenica Strathern, third place; and Alex Fiorentino, third place. Also, Remi finished in the top 10 percent of the science competition and advanced to the […]

Advocating for public education

COLUMBIA—The South Carolina Fellowship of Bishops, representing 800,000 baptized Christians in the state, held an advocacy day at the Statehouse recently. Representatives from several Christian denominations spoke on behalf of quality of education to convince legislators to invest tax dollars and raise incentives to improve the quality of education in our state, according to a […]

Andrew Lyons wins full-tuition scholarship

GREENVILLE—Andrew Lyons, a senior at St. Joseph’s Catholic School, was named a winner of Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, Scholarship Competition. Lyons was chosen from among 80 competitors to receive one of two four-year full-tuition scholarships. Active in athletics and academics, he is a campus ministry leader, captain of the varsity football […]

Tom Ervin earns Outstanding Eagle Scout award

GREENVILLE—Tom Ervin was awarded the National Eagle Scout Asso­ciation’s Outstanding Eagle Scout Award for 2017 at the 2018 Blue Ridge Council Banquet at Buncombe Street United Methodist Church recently. Presented by Mac McLean, coun­cil president, the award recognizes Ervin’s distinguished service to his profession and community. In his youth, Ervin earned the rank of Eagle […]

Rising freshmen tapped for annual St. Joseph’s Scholars Award

GREENVILLE—Rising ninth-graders Mia Kim and Zana Norton were recently selected as the recipients of the St. Joseph’s Scholar Award. This merit-based scholarship, awarded annually to two incoming freshmen, recognizes academic excellence and cov­ers one-half of high school tuition. Both girls are current eighth-graders at St. Joseph’s Catholic School. Mia is the daughter of Alex and […]

Walking the path of Christ at Charleston Catholic

CHARLESTON—Charleston Catholic School students collected hygiene products for Jenkins Orphanage and One80 Place as part of their Lenten outreach. The children and their families donated more than 400 items to those in need.

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