BLUFFTON—Proponents of a planned high school for the Lowcountry deanery have been re-inspired by an updated feasibility study. “Everyone is still very much in favor of the school,” said Helen Ryan, one of the organizers. […]
MONCKS CORNER—Mankind needs to change the way they see themselves in relationship to the Earth before it’s too late. Not too late for the Earth, but too late for mankind.
COLUMBIA—St. Peter Church has a way to help improve the job prospects and spiritual outlook of unemployed men and women. Helping Our People’s Employment started in mid-2009 as the economic downturn dealt an especially hard […]
ASTON, Penn.—Franciscan Sister Edward Paul Colliton died May 19 in Assisi House where she served in prayer ministry since 2002. She was 98.
SINSINAWA, Wis.—Dominican Sister Mary Helen Neenan died May 17 at St. Dominic Villa, Sinsinawa. She was 96. The funeral Mass was in Queen of the Rosary Chapel May 21. Burial was in the motherhouse cemetery.
PAWLEYS ISLAND—As a church confirmation coordinator, Renee Faiella has become the trusted confidante of many of the teens with whom she works. They tell her some of their secrets about school, worries, hopes and dreams.
CHARLESTON—People who were welcomed into the Catholic Church at Easter received a reminder about their faith during the Mass of the Neophytes held May 23 at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.
ROCK HILL—Oratorian Father David Valtierra died May 21 at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House. He was 62. Father David was the director of The Oratory’s Center for Spirituality, canonical pastor of St. Mary Church […]
MONTECASSINO, Italy—On May 24, Pope Benedict XVI visited the Polish military cemetery at Montecassino for soldiers who died in May 1944 in a battle against German forces occupying the hill on which an abbey stands, […]
AIKEN—Father Anthony K. Batung came to the United States in 2005 for what he thought would be a two-year sabbatical from his work in the Diocese of Wa in northwest Ghana.