EDISTO ISLAND—People who attend Sts. Frederick and Stephen Mission on this quiet island say the small Catholic community of 41 households is like a family. Everyone must do their part to keep things running each […]
FLORENCE—On a cold winter Wednesday, people lined up outside the parish hall at St. Anne Church long before the weekly food pantry opened at 8:30 a.m. Some arrived on foot. Many piled into a neighbor’s […]
COLUMBIA—Many Catholic parents don’t realize they are the primary influence in the spiritual growth of their children. Instead, experts say, they’ve been led to believe the main responsibility for teaching the faith belongs to priests, […]
COLUMBIA—The expression “man’s best friend” has taken on new meaning at Providence Hospital. On Wednesdays John Schelble and his six-year-old, Annie, show up to provide therapy to willing patients.
CHARLESTON—People are always asking Margaret Sheedy what the secret is to a long and healthy life, and she has several answers, from good genes to healthy living. Maybe it’s just her positive attitude. Whatever it […]
Everybody has memory lapses. You know how it goes — you walk into a room and forget why you’re there, or you can’t quite remember the name of something or someone.
DURHAM, NC—Whether your parish is just starting to promote stewardship as a way of life or has been actively involved for years, the tenth Regional Stewardship Conference will feature something for you. The conference, sponsored […]
During Lent we are called to renew our baptismal commitment while others prepare to receive that sacrament. The season helps deepen our faith through prayer, penitence and works of charity. Lent begins this year on […]
The Bishop’s Stewardship Appeal will begin its pledge weekend in many parishes Feb. 19-20. This appeal is a primary source of funding to help sustain and expand ministries of the 92 parishes, 23 missions, 32 […]
Living on the street poses many hazards, from irritating to life threatening. Weather Winter is considered the deadliest time of year, especially for areas with snow. Most cities have winter shelters that open from November-March, […]