Sister Pamela Smith, SSCM, is the Secretary for Education and Faith Formation at the Diocese of Charleston.
Languages can be the matter of miracles or the cause for bitter feuds. The Solemnity of Pentecost gives us an example of the miraculous possibility of language. When the Apostles went out to proclaim Christ […]
In a nine-minute YouTube clip, Bishop Robert Barron reminds us that the “great transcendentals” — the good, the true, and the beautiful — can all be ways in which we evangelize. Today’s converts are sometimes won […]
Perhaps Bishop John England used a strategy which many of us in the pro-life movement must employ. When it seems impossible to eradicate a wrong totally, one takes steps to mitigate its effects. If we […]
Every Feb. 2 since 1997, the Church has marked World Day of Consecrated Life. This year’s observances were held the weekend of Feb. 3-4. Two questions arise when this day is mentioned. First, what and […]
On New Year’s Eve, our local newspaper ran a feature entitled “50 Things to Do in South Carolina before You Die.” Not surprisingly, it listed attending Spoleto, going to the sweet tea festival in Summerville, […]