Editor’s note: The Sept. 22 paper edition of The Catholic Miscellany contains an incorrect date for the upcoming Life Chain event listings. The events will be held around the state on Oct. 2, not Oct. 29 as is stated in the paper.
Life Chain is celebrating its 29th anniversary this year. The peaceful and public witness takes place across South Carolina on Oct. 2, when participants will stand united in silent protest against abortion for about 90 minutes, holding signs and praying for the nation to end abortion.
Life Chains with alternate dates are noted.
AIKEN — 118 Bypass (Rudy Mason Highway) at 183 Old Wagner Road, 2:50-4 p.m.; Rhonda Terry, 803-643-1834
BEAUFORT — Ribaut Road at Boundary Street, Oct. 30 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Theresa Pulliam, 843-812-3336
CHARLESTON — Savannah Highway at Moore Drive, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Clare and Bill Richter, 843-766-2729
COLUMBIA — Forest Drive at Beltline Boulevard, 2-3 p.m.; Father Paul Sterne, 803-465-0201
CONWAY — Highway 501 at 16th Avenue, 2-3 p.m.; Brenda Brown, 843-907-7604
GAFFNEY — Floyd Baker Boulevard at Walton Drive, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Anna Daniel, 864-425-1332
GARDEN CITY — Highway 17 Business at Cypress Avenue, 2-3 p.m.; Karen Davis, 843-668-4877
GEORGETOWN — Church Street (Highway 17) at Frasier Street, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Danny Owens, 843-527-7810
GOOSE CREEK — 510 St. James Avenue, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Annette Griebsch, 843-554-7786
GREENVILLE — Woodruff Road between I-85 and I-385, Oct. 25, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Gary Hall, 864-367-4635 and Pastor Mahlon Helmuth, 864-845-6880
GREENWOOD — Montague Avenue near the rental car lot, 2-3 p.m.; Rhett Copeland, 864-223-8410
IRMO — St. Andrews Road at Lake Murray Boulevard, Oct. 25, 2-3:30 p.m.; Deb Marks, 803-920-4933
LEXINGTON — 2350 Augusta Highway in front of Corpus Christi Church, 2-3 p.m.; Dan Goering, 803-808-2225
LONGS — 1569 Highway 9 E., 4:15-5:30 p.m.; Ashley Bates, 843-222-9065
MCCORMICK — Highway 28 at Highway 378, Oct. 25, 2-3 p.m.; Donna Smith, 864-391-4420
MYRTLE BEACH — Kings Highway at 38th N., 2-3 p.m.; John Kost, 843-626-8684
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH — Highway 17 at 8th Avenue N., 2-3 p.m.; Andrew Woitko, 302-981-1528
ROCK HILL — Cherry Road at Caswell Street, 2-3:30 p.m., assemble at 1:30 p.m.; Kristine Lenti, 803-487-5751
SENECA — 170 Bountyland Road, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Audrey Vuknic, 864-888-4034
SPARTANBURG — Westside Baptist Church, 1700 John B. White Blvd., 2:30-3:30; Carolina Pregnancy Center, 864-582-4673
SUMMERVILLE — Main Street between Richardson and Doty Avenues, 2-3:30 p.m.; Barbara Weigand, 330-541-1606
SUMTER — Broad Street between North Salem Street and Wilson Hall Road, Nov. 1, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Hugh Wilson, 803-481-7972
For more information about Life Chains in South Carolina, call Deb Marks, state director, at 803-920-4933 or visit www.lifechain.net.
40 days for Life and Rosaries for Life
The Diocese of Charleston’s 40 Days for Life and Rosaries for Life campaigns will be held from Sept. 28 to Nov. 6. Rosaries for Life are managed at the parish level, so contact your respect life coordinator to turn in your rosary count each week.
40 Days for Life is an around-the-clock prayer vigil held on public right of way outside of abortion clinics. Visit 40daysforlife.com for more information about local events.
CHARLESTON — The kick-off rally has passed, but the vigil takes place Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. outside Charleston Women’s Medical Center, 1312 Ashley River Road.
TWO RALLIES ARE ALSO PLANNED:
COLUMBIA — Kick-off rally Sept. 28 at 8 a.m. outside Planned Parenthood, 2712 Middleburg Drive, #107.
GREENVILLE — Kick-off rally Oct. 1 at 9:30 a.m. at Greenville Women’s Clinic, 1142 Grove Road.