As the Jubilee Year of Mercy called for by Pope Francis draws to a close Nov. 20, the Solemnity of Christ the King, pilgrims will have a final opportunity to earn a plenary indulgence, and pass through one of the designated Holy Doors.
In the Diocese of Charleston, Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone will celebrate the closing Mass for the Holy Year on Nov. 20 at 11:15 at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston.
Other designated parishes will celebrate their closing Masses on Nov. 13 or Nov. 20.
The churches with designated Holy Doors are listed below, along with the scheduled date and time for their Year of Mercy closing Mass, as available. Please contact your local church to confirm information.
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Charleston, Nov. 20, 11:15 a.m.
St. Michael, Murrells Inlet, Nov. 13, 5 p.m.
St. Anthony, Florence, Nov. 13, 11 a.m.
St. Gregory the Great, Bluffton, Nov. 13, 5 p.m.
St. Peter, Columbia, Nov. 13, 11 a.m.
St. Mary, Greenville, Nov. 13, all regular Mass times
St. Mary Help of Christians, Aiken, Nov. 20, 5 p.m.
The Oratory, Rock Hill, TBA
The Shrine of Our Lady of South Carolina/Our Lady of Joyful Hope, Kingstree, Nov. 13, Time TBA