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Fortnight for Freedom contest winning essay

Diocese of Charleston’s Office of Family Life sponsored an essay contest connected with the Fortnight for Freedom. Here is the winning essay. Religious Freedom:  Our First Amendment Right By Caroline Daly Thomas Jefferson coined the phrase “separation of church and state” in a letter to his friend concerning the first amendment to the Constitution.  This […]


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St. Joseph’s captures state titlesGREENVILLE—The baseball and soccer teams at St. Joseph’s Catholic School nabbed the 1A state championships for the third consecutive year. The boys’ soccer team crushed Charleston Charter School 10-0 in the state final at River Bluff High School in Lexington on May 24. Christopher Heijjer, Josh Bertelsman, Brennan Koslow, Ryan Bertling, […]


School Notes: Zoos, archers and scholarships

  St. Anthony students bring zoo animals home … sort of GREENVILLE—St. Anthony of Padua School received a grant from The Metropolitan Arts Council recently that helped provide an “art-tastic” trip to the Greenville Zoo for the€ fifth- and sixth-graders. Out€fitted with sketchbooks provided by the grant, the children practiced a technique called “en plein […]


School Graduation 2014

Four schools in the diocese are about to celebrate their seniors with Masses and commencement exercises. The following schools will hold their Graduation 2014 Bishop England High School, Charleston: The Baccalaureate Mass is May 25 at 4 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church, 5 Saint Teresa Drive. Graduation is June 6 at 10 a.m. at The […]


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USC dedicates desegregation garden COLUMBIA —A garden on the University of South Carolina campus was dedicated April 11 in honor of the three students who integrated the university in 1963. One of those students was Henrie Monteith (now Treadwell), a graduate of St. Anthony of Padua School. She attended the ceremony with fellow history-maker, James […]


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Runey earns spot in SC Coaches Hall of Fame CHARLESTON—Paul Runey, who has coached at Bishop England for 30 years, was inducted into the S.C. Coaches Hall of Fame on March 21. The coach has had a highly successful career, including three consecutive trips to the SCHSL “AA” girls’ state basketball championships, with the Lady […]


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BE athletes earn scholarshipsCHARLESTON—Nick Shiver, a senior at Bishop England, earned a coveted spot at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he will play football. Other scholarships were awarded to Michelle Boykin from Hillsdale College in Michigan for basketball, and Matthew Adams from the University of Alabama for swimming. Divine Redeemer tops at […]


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Flying flakes of fun BLUFFTON—Marissa Majorkiewicz and Quinlan Bruen, fourth-graders at St. Gregory the Great, are pelted with snowballs at the school’s annual Snow Day on Feb. 10. Students earned participation through good behavior and achieving accelerated reading goals. They built snowmen, made snow angels and threw snowballs at their favorite targets: the principal, teachers […]


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Student athletes commit to playCOLUMBIA/GREENVILLE—Student athletes from Cardinal Newman and St. Joseph’s Catholic signed letters of intent to play with colleges on National Signing Day recently. Headed for the football … field from Cardinal Newman are Evan DuBois, who signed with Newberry College, and Zakki Parker, who will play for Limestone College. From St. Joseph’s […]


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Knights help Indian Land schoolINDIAN LAND—Knights of Columbus Council 14765 at Our Lady of Grace Mission held its annual free throw contest at the Indian Land Elementary School. All children ages 10-14 were invited to participate in the basketball contest and winners were awarded medals and certificates. The Knights provide many programs for the children, […]


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    Oct 13 Diocesan Evangelization Conference
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