COLUMBIA—After a long and courageous battle against cancer, Father Filemón Juya, administrator of St. John of the Cross Church in Batesburg-Leesville and diocesan vicar for Hispanic Ministry, died June 30. He was 56. The funeral […]
Deacons Matthew Gray, William Hearne and David Nerbun take their oaths of fidelity during vespers celebrated by Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone on June 30, 2011, at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist chapel in […]
MOUNT PLEASANT—Deacon Joseph Clement Kemper Jr., one of South Carolina’s first permanent deacons, died June 21. He was 102. The Mass of Christian Burial was held June 27 at St. Mary of the Annunciation Church […]
KINGSTREE—The Felician sisters have had such a successful ministry in Kingstree that their outreach center is literally bursting at the seams. To alleviate their space issues, they are planning to build a 6,000-square-foot green facility […]
Editor’s Note: On the first Sunday of Advent 2011, Catholics will use a new translation of the Roman Missal. This column helps explain some of those changes. One noticeable revision to the new English translation […]
CHARLESTON—The S.C. Supreme Court dismissed a final appeal filed by 11 people in a sexual abuse case against the Diocese of Charleston. Peter Shahid, diocesan attorney, said state court justices ruled that the final appeal […]
GREENVILLE—St. Anthony of Padua School has launched a capital campaign, “Weaving a Bright Future,” with the goal of constructing a new school to replace the current 55-year-old building.
COLUMBIA—Members of St. Joseph Church have a new way to stay connected and aware of parish events. In early June, the parish started using the Alertify notification system to let people know about event cancellations […]