People and events


Pauline Books and Media Center
CHARLESTON—The annual Baby Jesus Birthday Party will be held Dec. 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Pauline Books and Media Center, 243 King St. Includes music, activities, and pictures with Baby Jesus. On Dec. 8, Amy Welborn will autograph her books from 1-4 p.m. Details: Pauline Books & Media, (843) 577-0175 or

Feeding the multitude
JOHNS ISLAND—A Thanksgiving Feast will be hosted by over 25 churches on Nov. 23 from noon to 3 p.m. at St. John’s parish life building, 3673 Maybank Highway. Fellowship, private prayer sessions, entertainment and free food.

Turkey Day Run
CHARLESTON—Knights of Columbus Council 704 will hold its 36th annual Turkey Day Run and Gobble Wobble on Nov. 28 at 9 a.m. Volunteers needed. Details: www.turkey

Matthew Kelly at BEHS
CHARLESTON—Bishop England High School will host “Living Every Day with Passion & Purpose” on Jan. 31 from 7-10:45 p.m. at the school, 363 Seven Farms Drive. Speaker Matthew Kelly and musical guest Eliot Morris. Cost $39. Tickets or information: or (843) 216-0039.


Mexican food sale
BEAUFORT—St. Peter Church’s Hispanic ministry will hold an authentic Mexican food sale Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the parish Walsh Palmetto room, 70 Lady’s Island Drive. Lunch in or carry out. All proceeds go to the Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration.

Hymn festival
HILTON HEAD ISLAND—The Low Country Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will sponsor a hymn festival on Nov. 17 at 5:30 p.m. at Holy Family Church, 24 Pope Ave. The massed choir will include members from 11 churches. Organists will be JooSoo Son from Providence Presbyterian Church and Thomas M. Fierro from St. Peter Catholic Church. A free-will offering will support Family Promise of Beaufort County.


Feast of the Vietnamese Martyrs
ROCK HILL—The Feast of 117 Vietnamese Martyrs will be held Nov. 24 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Anne Church, 1694 Bird St. The event includes a procession followed by Mass celebrated by Franciscan Father David Phan, the vicar for Vietnamese Catholics, and Oratorian Father Paul Nguyen, and a reception. RSVP by Nov. 17 to: Michael Tran, Office of Ethnic Ministries, (864) 704-6559 or

Catholic Time Machine
BLYTHEWOOD—Father Andrew Trapp leads Catholic Time Machine, taking attendees back to the early days of Christianity, on third Thursdays each month. Includes “stump the priest” question-and-answer sessions. The next event is Nov. 17 from 7-8 p.m. at Transfiguration Church, 306 North Pines Road. Contact: or (803) 735-0512.

Pee Dee

Catholic Daughters installation
MURRELLS INLET—St. Michael Catholic Daughters will meet Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. in the parish center, 542 Cypress Ave. Father Edward Fitzgerald, JCL, will be installed as the official chaplain of Court 2356.

Fish fry for ‘Toys for Tots’
FLORENCE—St. Anthony Church and School will sponsor a Fall Fish Fry to raise money for “Toys for Tots” on Nov. 22 from 4:30-7 p.m. at 2536 Hoffmeyer Road.

Nativity exhibit
FLORENCE—St. Anne Church ladies guild will hold a Come to the Manger Nativity Exhibit on Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on Nov. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Father Foley Hall, 113 S. Kemp St. See nativity scenes from all over the world. For the whole family.

Lectio Divina
MYRTLE BEACH—St. Andrew Church will hold Lectio Divina sessions, teaching how to engage with scripture for seventh grade and up on Nov. 29; and Dec. 6, 13 and 20 in the Community Life Center. Cost: $18 for student workbook (families can share). Registration: June Tarangelo, (843) 448-5930, ext. 102, or


Scott Hahn at St. Mary
GREENVILLE—St. Mary Church will host Scott Hahn, Ph.D., speaking on “Letter and Spirit” and “The Bible, the Eucharist, and the New Evangelization” on Dec. 14 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the church center, 111 Hampton Ave. Tickets are $10. Registration is required. To register, make checks payable to the church and send date, name, address, city, state, zip, phone, and number of tickets to: St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Scott Hahn Event, 111 Hampton Ave., Greenville, SC 29601.

The Oct. 31 edition of The Miscellany contained an error in the All Souls’ Day photo cutline on page 12. All Souls’ Day, Nov. 2, is not a holy day of obligation, All Saints’ Day on Nov. 1 is. When All Saints’ Day falls on a Saturday or a Monday, the requirement to attend Mass that day is temporarily waived. Sunday obligation remains. Also, the page 2 listing for the Homes for the Holidays tour contained an error. St. Peter Church on Carteret Street is not called Chapel of the Holy Cross.

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