The Catholic Miscellany is the successor to the United States Catholic Miscellany, the first national Catholic weekly newspaper, founded in 1822 by the Most Rev. John England, the first bishop of the Diocese of Charleston, South Carolina.


The Catholic Miscellany is the official newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston, serving the state of South Carolina. Its mission is to present the Gospel values and news of the local and universal church. The vision of The Catholic Miscellany is to strive to be a respected, professional Catholic publication, well-read and valued by an expanding readership.


Deirdre C. Mays, Editor

Amy Wise Taylor, Reporter/Copy Editor

Caroline Lindsey, Page Designer

Kelly Hargett, Advertising Coordinator



The Catholic Miscellany re­serves the right to edit or reject any editorial copy and photos submitted for publication or consideration. The newspaper is not responsible for any unsolicited stories or photographs. Advertisements do not necessarily re­flect the views or en­dorse­ments of The Catholic Misc­ellany or its publisher. The Catholic Miscellany reserves the right to reject any advertising submitted.




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