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Harwood publishes book on Magnolia Cemetery and offers presentationSUMMERVILLE—Patrick Harwood, a member of St. John the Beloved Church, gave a presentation June 26 about his book, “In the Arms of Angels: Magnolia Cemetery — Charleston’s Treasure of History, Mystery and Artistry”. About 25 parishioners attended the talk that featured Magnolia Cemetery’s monuments, memorials, symbols, epitaphs […]

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Visit from the Archdiocese for the Military Services Bishop Richard B. Higgins (middle), Vicar for Veterans Affairs at the Archdiocese for the Military Services USA, visited recently. Bishop Higgins is responsible for more than 270 Catholic chaplains at each of the 153 VA Medical Centers throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam. Bishop Higgins […]

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Knights visit 3rd Aviation BrigadeHILTON HEAD ISLAND—The Knights of Columbus Assembly 2280 were recently invited by the 3rd Aviation Brigade at Hunter Army Airfield to see their behind-the-scenes operation. They toured various aircraft and were shown some of the weapons used by military personnel. They also had lunch with the troops and enjoyed getting to […]

People & events

COASTAL Ordination of Deacon HerediaCHARLESTON—Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone will ordain Deacon Javier Heredia to the priesthood on May 30 at 6 p.m. in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, located at 120 Broad St. All are welcome to attend. Father Wagner celebrates 65thSEABROOK ISLAND—Father Leon Wagner recently celebrated his 65th anniversary to the priesthood. […]

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Sister Margaret Mary Kreider, former teacher at St. Anne, dies at age 88 IMMACULATA, PA.—Sister Margaret Mary Kreider of the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, died March 26. She was 88 and had been a sister for 68 years. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in Camilla Hall […]

Knights of Columbus Council 9475

On December 9, 2013 The Knights of Columbus Council 9475 spread their message “Keep Christ In Christmas” to the Mount Pleasant, SC community and reminded everyone that “It’s Okay to Say Merry Christmas”. This was accomplished through the efforts of brother Knights, their wives and families who spent timeless hours making costumes, banners, collecting Christmas […]

Ursuline Sister Emily Peetz, former St. Joseph principal, dies at 89

LOUISVILLE , KY.—Ursuline Sister Emily Peetz died Jan. 2 at the University of Louisville Hospital. She was 89. The Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 8 in the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville motherhouse chapel and burial was in St. Michael Cemetery. Sister Emily was born in Sidney, Neb., and entered the Ursuline Sisters of […]

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Our Lady of Peace evangelization team steps up the process NORTH AUGUSTA—ŠDuring the Year of Faith, Our Lady of Peace Church evangelization team made an effort to expand the spiritual growth of its parish. They were aided by a “Teach All Nations” grant from the Koch Foundation that was used to expand and diversify the […]

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Council 5086 supports Seton high school and seminariansMYRTLE BEACH—Knights of Columbus Council 5086 donated $45,000 to the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic High School building fund on Nov. 14. Pictured are: Jane Bunal, Larry Flood, Father James LeBlanc, Grand Knight Bruce Miller, Nick Sherfesee, Anthony Ross and John Paulhus. The donation was a distribution from […]

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Beaufort turns out for Life ChainBEAUFORT‰—Theresa Pulliam, Life Chain coordinator for Beaufort, said 129 people took a stand against abortion at the Beaufort Life Chain held Oct. 27. The national event was held Oct. 6 but participants could opt for an alternate date. Gift shop opens to the publicNORTH MYRTLE BEACH‰—Our Lady Star of the […]

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    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