AIKEN—Customers who buy knick-knacks, furniture, and clothes at the thrift store run by St. Gerard Church in Aiken don’t just get great bargains. Their dollars help needy people in the community to keep the lights […]
COLUMBIA—Employees at St. Michael Church in Garden City recently saved a parishioner’s life simply because they were prepared. It was during Easter Mass, and a member of the congregation went into cardiac arrest. St. Michael […]
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH—For James and Patricia Thoma, April 23 was not just another Friday. It was the one-year anniversary of the day their rental home in the Barefoot Resort subdivision was destroyed by one of […]
CHARLESTON—Maureen Dowd, columnist for The New York Times, wrote a column titled “Men’s Club,” criticizing the Catholic Church’s handling of clerical sexual abuse which was published by The Post and Courier newspaper in Charleston April […]
COLUMBIA—A Columbia attorney has resigned from the board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina because he disagrees with the Cleveland-based Sisters of Charity Health System’s support of health care legislation.
ANDERSON—Those who know Father Aubrey McNeil might be surprised that he describes himself as an introvert. Most of those same people would probably tell you that the Franciscan friar and pastor of St. Mary of […]
CHARLESTON—Students from Charleston Catholic School embarked on their trip aboard the Spirit of South Carolina as individuals, but they disembarked as a team. Teachers and youth who went on the excursion praised it as a […]
BEAUFORT—Students at St. Peter School are cultivating a love for nature along with a love of learning. Every other Tuesday, members of the school garden club meet for an hour after classes to take care […]
SUMTER—St. Francis Xavier High and other schools in the diocese are practicing what religious leaders preach concerning good stewardship of the planet.
Catholic schools tops in science Three schools from the Diocese of Charleston came home with top awards at the S.C. Independent School Association’s State Science Fair recently.