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10 St. Anne students lead the way into history

ROCK HILL—When the 10 members of the Class of 2018 from St. Anne School walked into their graduation ceremony on June 2, they created a bit of history for Catholic education in South Carolina. These 10 students are the first to graduate from the only K-12 school in the Diocese of Charleston. The high school […]


Winnsboro church celebrates 50 years

WINNSBORO—The more things change, the more things at St. Theresa Church stay the same. Parishioners celebrated the church’s 50th anniversary on June 2, and along with it, a reputation as the epitome of a close-knit community. “Things seem to be picking up a little bit here,” said longtime parishioner Nancy Watkins. “But we’re still a […]


Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach receives dental grant

JOHNS ISLAND—Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach is pleased to announce it has received a $30,000 grant from Delta Dental of Missouri, which also does business in South Carolina as Delta Dental of South Carolina. The Delta Dental grant was awarded to support the Dental Services for the Uninsured: Improving Access to Oral Health Care […]


Pilgrims celebrate new Marian feast day

KINGSTREE—Despite the threat of bad weather, pilgrims from parishes around the state journeyed to a eucharistic celebration of Mary at the shrine of Our Lady of South Carolina-Our Lady of Joyful Hope on Pentecost Sunday, May 20, in honor of a new liturgical feast day. Pope Francis called for Catholics worldwide to observe “Mary, Mother […]


Taking the Real Presence to the streets on Corpus Christi

CHARLESTON—People from the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist walk in a eucharistic procession June 3 in honor of the feast of Corpus Christi. The feast day celebrates the real presence of the body and blood of Jesus Christ. Msgr. Steven Brovey, rector, holds the monstrance aloft as the crowd moves up Broad Street. Afterward, […]


Pope prays for victims of Guatemala volcano disaster

VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis sent condolences to Guatemala after a horrific volcanic eruption left more than 60 people dead. In a June 5 telegram addressed to Archbishop Nicolas Thevenin, apostolic nuncio of Guatemala, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, said the pope was “profoundly grieved upon learning the sad news of the violent eruption of […]


Annual audit of church’s abuse allegations shows cautious improvement

WASHINGTON—The 15th annual report on the implementation of the U.S. bishops’ “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” shows a decrease in allegations of clergy sex abuse from the two previous years but also indicates the need for continued vigilance since charges were raised by more than 650 adults and 24 minors. The […]


Meisners turn dream trip to Alaska into spiritual journey

COLUMBIA—With summer right around the corner, many people are planning vacations, with theme parks, beaches and campgrounds some of the most popular destinations. Those who don’t have young children to amuse or who have already had their fill of such attractions might want to consider something a little different — a vacation and pilgrimage wrapped […]


Baptist congregation votes Jesus statue out for being ‘too Catholic’

LEXINGTON—Jesus is being evicted from a South Carolina church, and he must be out by the end of the month. Red Bank Baptist Church in Lexington has voted to remove a  statue of Christ and its accompanying reliefs after 11 years, because they are believed to be too “Catholic in nature”. The white, hand-carved statue […]


Sisters of Charity Foundation awards $197,500 through the Immigrant Families Initiative

COLUMBIA—The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is pleased to announce the 2018 Immigrant Families Initiative grants totaling $197,500 to 13 organizations serving South Carolina’s immigrant and refugee populations. Immigrants represent nearly 5 percent of South Carolina’s total population and research shows these individuals make multiple contributions to the state’s economy by sharing business, […]


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    Aug 1910:00 am Volunteer Workday and Open House Potluck
    From the Calendar of St. John School North Charleston
    Aug 258:00 am Day of Prayer for Deacons
    From the Calendar of Diaconate
    Sep 1 Daniel Rudd Fund Application Closes
    From the Calendar of African American Ministry
    10:00 am Junta de Equipo Diocesano de Emmaus
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Sep 18 National Association of Black Catholic Administrators Annual Meeting
    From the Calendar of African American Ministry
    Oct 13 Diocesan Evangelization Conference
    From the Calendar of Ethnic Ministries
    Oct 278:00 am Day of Continuing Education for Deacons
    From the Calendar of Diaconate
    Nov 1 Black Catholic History Month
    From the Calendar of African American Ministry
    Nov 1010:00 am Junta de Equipo Diocesano de Emmaus
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Nov 1210:00 am Junta Diocesana
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Nov 17 Diocese of Charleston Native American Catholic Heritage Celebration
    From the Calendar of Native American Ministry
    Nov 18 Vietnamese Martyrs Celebration
    From the Calendar of Vietnamese Ministry
    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