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Family Honor founders receive tribute

COLUMBIA—Family Honor celebrated its 30th anniversary with a banquet March 24 at Cardinal Newman School. Over 100 people from three states attended the event, which featured keynote speaker Dr. John Grabowski. Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone opened the banquet with prayer, noting Family Honor’s long service to the diocese, and their continued outreach to other dioceses. […]

Knights help build habitat home

SUMMERVILLE—The Knights of Colum­bus from Council 6629, plus one future Knight, celebrated part of their St. Patrick’s’ Day on March 17 by participating in a Habitat for Hu­manity project. Work included roof­ing, cutting plywood, erecting the sides of the house, and blocking the interior to allow for drywall instal­lation. Many thanks to Rob Mcan­nar for […]

Our Lady of Perpetual Help holds a traditional meal

CAMDEN—On the eve of the Easter Tridiuum, parishioners at Our Lady of Perpetual Help “journeyed back through history and reenacted a Seder Meal through the lens of the Catholic Christian faith,” Maureen Renault wrote in a press release. It was organized by Stephen Good­man, a permanent diaconate candi­date. This meal, steeped in tradition, required much […]

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 […]

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    Nov 18 Vietnamese Martyrs Celebration
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    Dec 1 Black Catholics Heritage Celebration
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    Feb 911:00 am Ordination of Permanent Deacons
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