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Sister Anthony Celine O’Leary, OSF, dies at 93

ASTON, Pa.—Franciscan Sister Anthony Celine O’Leary died in Assisi House on Sept. 2. She was 93. All services were held in Assisi House, the congregation’s retirement home, on Sept. 7. Burial was in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery. Sister Anthony Celine, formerly Sheila O’Leary, was born in Milford, County Cork, Ireland. She entered the congregation in […]

St. Peter school marks 25 years of tradition

BEAUFORT – As the 25th school year begins at St. Peter School, Principal Ann Feltner has seen a dream becoming reality before her eyes. “For a long time I have wanted this school to become the heart of our parish,” said Feltner, who began her long association with St. Peter in 1996 as a school […]

Nativity ladies guild honors students with outstanding achievements

CHARLESTON – Church of the Nativity’s ladies guild presented awards recently to Riley Ross, first place, and Angel Asian-Salceda, second place, for academic achievement. Also, Kevin Hart received The Joe Dennis Catholic Child of the Year Award, which is based on community and church service, volunteer outreach, and more. The awards were presented to the […]

The Diocese of Charleston Non-Discriminatory School Policy notice

Catholic schools in the Diocese of Charleston admit qualified students of any race, color, national origin, sex, or disability to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to the students at the schools. The schools in the Diocese of Charleston do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national […]

State lawmakers change special needs tax credit program

COLUMBIA—The St. Thomas Aquinas Scholarship Fund will no longer exist as a separate source of funding for scholarships to Catholic schools as of Aug. 1 if a new bill becomes law. In a May 25 vote, state lawmakers voted to ban the Aquinas fund and three other nonprofit groups from raising money to help students […]

Holy Trinity School goes on lockdown

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH—Holy Trinity School in Longs was on lockdown Wednesday afternoon as a safety precaution after a bank robbery in nearby North Myrtle Beach. Principal Sheila Durante said Holy Trinity, along with some other schools in the North Myrtle Beach area, went on safety lockdown after the South State Bank on Main Street was […]

Poinsette, Widman earn scholar award

GREENVILLE—Isabel Poinsette (left) and Andy Widman (right), rising ninth-graders at St. Joseph’s Catholic School, were re­cently selected as the recipients of the annual St. Joseph’s Scholar Award, which recognizes academic excel­lence. Isabel is the daughter of Mi­chael and Leslie Poinsette of Green­ville. She currently attends St. Joseph’s and is a member of St. Mary Church. […]

St. Joe athletes sign to play

GREENVILLE—A group of students from St. Joseph’s Catholic School recently signed to play collegiate sports. They are (from left): Michaela Biske, soccer at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Indiana; Kristen Kauffman, track and field at Queens University in North Carolina; Carter Powell, basketball at Kenyon College in Ohio; and Matthew Uprichard, football at Rhodes College […]

Interact club helps save lives

GREENVILLE—The Interact Club at St. Joseph’s Catholic School is already making an impact in their first year of service. Recently, members Bre­anna Anderson, and Emily and Tra­vis Garceau participated in a Rotary Club fundraiser at the Swamp Rab­bits hockey game. Through ticket sales and activities such as “Chuck- A-Puck,” the group raised $1,422, which was […]

National merit finalists

McCarley Maddock, left, and Jack Mo­bley, two students from the Diocese of Charleston, were named 2016 National Merit Finalists re­cently, placing them in the top one percent of high school stu­dents in the United States. McCarley is from Cardinal Newman in Columbia and Jack is from St. Joseph’s Catholic in Green­ville. They earned the top […]

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