Wisconsin teens revitalize St. John School with fresh paint and more
NORTH CHARLESTON—St. John School was the recipient of three days of hard work that left the building, and the people in it, revitalized for the coming school year. Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Church in Wisconsin sent 28 kids and chaperones, working through the Alive in You organization, to the small school as part of […]
Knights Assembly 3272 helps fund Georgetown veterans memorial
GEORGETOWN/PAWLEYS ISLAND—Knights of Columbus Assembly 3272 raised $4,827.80 from its nine-hole captain’s choice golf tournament held at the Heritage Club. The funds will go toward the construction of a memorial honoring the men and women of Georgetown County who gave their lives in our nation’s military conflicts, starting with the Revolutionary War. The assembly presented […]
Ancient Order of Hibernians donate to five schools in the Midlands
COLUMBIA—Jim Lawracy, of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Richland County Division 1, presented Jacqualine Kasprowski, principal of Cardinal Newman School, with a check for $300. Each year, the Richland County division provides donations to Catholic schools in Columbia for their scholarship funds. The total this year was $1,700.
South Carolina Council of Catholic Women award funds and scholarship
GREENVILLE—The South Carolina Council of Catholic Women recently donated $8,415 to Camp Rise Above. President Marlene Grover and Father Fabio Refosco, SCCCW spiritual adviser, presented the camp’s founder, Barbara Denton, with the check. The money was collected from the SCCCW affiliates throughout the state during the 2016 convention in Myrtle Beach. Camp Rise Above is […]
Grand Strand Citizens for Life launches new website
MYRTLE BEACH—The Grand Strand Citizens for Life, a non-profit pro-life group that works to promote public recognition of the dignity and right to life of every individual from the time of conception to natural death, has a new website: www.makethelifechoice.org. Organizers hope it will educate and inform visitors, and also help those who need counseling […]
St. Francis Thrift Shop donates to 27 local charities
HILTON HEAD—St. Francis Thrift Shop distributed grants to 27 charitable organizations in Hilton Head and Bluffton on June 21. The shop is an outreach of St. Francis by the Sea Church, and its proceeds benefit the parish community and school. It is located along Highway 278 between Mathews Drive and Beach City Road. Since it […]
Goodier wins national essay contest
CHARLESTON—Carson Goodier, a student at Charleston Catholic School, won the National Beta Club Essay award at the national convention in New Orleans, La. Over 13,000 people from across the nation attended the convention to represent their schools.
St. Mary students fill baby bottles
AIKEN—St. Mary Help of Christians School students presented a check for $1,990.02 to Kathryn Wade, the executive director of Life Choices Pregnancy Care Center. Students collected funds during their annual Lenten Baby Bottle project.
Students receive scholarship awards
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH—Four high school students, all parishioners of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, received scholarship awards from the church ladies guild. Gabriella Ovellette, Tristan Casper and Rebecca Powali, students from North Myrtle Beach High School, were awarded $1,000 each. Emily Cocchiola, a student at HCS Early College High School, also received $1,000 […]
Irmo Knights collect food and funds
IRMO—Knights of Columbus Council 6892 raised $3,139.44 and collected 3,388 pounds of food during its first “Forty Cans for Lent,” food drive. The project benefits the various programs of Our Lady of the Hills Church and its St. Vincent de Paul Society to feed the poor in the parish, and community. Grand Knight Stephen Szymanski […]