MARRIOTTSVILLE, Md.—The Congregation of Bon Secours, with health facilities in the Diocese of Charleston, expanded its vocation efforts worldwide recently. The congregation named Sister Pat Dowling to the new position of international vocation coordinator. She will coordinate all the vocation efforts globally and work closely with the congregation’s vocation directors and promoters in the United States, Ireland, Great Britain, France and Peru. Sister Fran Gorsuch was named as the United States vocation director.
ORANGEBURG—Over 150 people, representing several of our historically African American parishes in the diocese, participated in a two-day celebration that focused on the gifts Black Catholics bring to the Church. Holy Trinity hosted the gathering, […]
CHICAGO—Not only is Dominican Sister Mary Jo Sobieck a nun, she’s also an internet sensation. The ceremonial first pitch she tossed prior to a Chicago White Sox-Kansas City Royals game in Chicago Aug. 18 — […]
CHARLESTON—A special collection to help retired religious will be held in the Diocese of Charleston on Dec. 8. The Retirement Fund for Religious collection benefits orders such as the Monastery of St. Clare in Travelers Rest, whose […]