People & events


St. Joseph fish fry/bake
CHARLESTON—…Knights of Columbus Council 10334 will hold a fish fry and bake each Friday through Lent at St. Joseph Church parish center, 1695 Wallenberg Blvd., from 5-7 p.m. with a bake sale by the ladies club.

Gospel choir to perform
CHARLESTON—…Penn State University Gospel Choir will perform in an interreligious concert at St. Patrick Church, 134 St. Philip St., on March 14 at 7 p.m. Call the church, (843) 723-6066.

St. Patrick’s Day events
CHARLESTON…—The Ancient Orders of Hibernians, Knights of Columbus and others will host St. Patrick’s Day events March 17 with 8 a.m. Mass at St. Patrick Church, a parade at 10 a.m. on King Street, an Irish flag-raising at 11:30 a.m. and more. Details: (843) 556-3578, or

Living the faith mission
NORTH CHARLESTON—…Father Dwight Longenecker, administrator of Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Greenville, will lead a parish mission on living the faith at St. Thomas the Apostle Church on March 24-26 at 7 p.m., 6650 Dorchester Road. Details: (843) 552-2223.


All-night prayer event
BLUFFTON—…St. Gregory the Great Church, 333 Fording Island Road, will hold a Night of Love on April 4-5. It includes all-night adoration, Mass dedicated to the Sacred Heart at 9 p.m., confession, rosaries, songs, processions, hourly intentions, Divine Mercy, and Mass dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 5 a.m. April 5. Details: Bucky Grim, (843) 705-7534 or Peggy Kraus, (843) 788-9798.


Movie night
NORTH AUGUSTA—…Our Lady of Peace Church will show “The Passion of the Christ” on March 21 at 7 p.m. in the parish hall, 856 Old Edgefield Road. Only for 18 and up. Seating is first-come first-served.

Home Works blitz
COLUMBIA…—Home Works of America will repair 20 homes for people in need on April 12. No skill required. Planning meetings will be March 27 and April 3 at 6:30 p.m. in Benedict-Allen Community Development Center, 2001 Two Notch Road. Contact: Hank Chardos, or (803) 781-4536.


Young adult eve of recollection
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH…—SPARK will hold a young adult evening of recollection on March 14 at 7 p.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 1100 Eighth Ave. The event includes meditations by Father Michael Cassabon, adoration, confession, and fellowship. Details: or

St. Anthony fish fry
FLORENCE…—St. Anthony Church, 2536 Hoffmeyer Road, will hold a fish fry on Fridays of Lent from 4:30-7 p.m. in the parish center. Cost: $8, adults; and $5, children under 12.

St. Michael Lenten dinners
MURRELLS INLET—…St. Michael School, 542 Cypress Ave., will host fish fry dinners during Lent on Fridays through April 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the parish center. Cost: $10. Eat in or take-out.


Lenten fish dinners
GREENVILLE—…Knights of Columbus Assembly 1073 will hold fish dinners on Fridays of Lent at 6:30 p.m. through April 11 at 762 Mauldin Road. Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for kids 6-12, kids under 6 eat free. Seniors, $9; families with three or more under 12, $35.

Toddler Time
ANDERSON—…St. Joseph School, 1200 Cornelia Road, will hold a free Toddler Time for children 4 and under on March 18 at 9 a.m. Details: or (864) 760-1619.

Day of the Unborn Child
SIMPSONVILLE…—Knights of Columbus Council 1668 and Our Lady of the Rosary respect life committee will hold a rosary service for the Day of the Unborn Child on March 25 at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 3710 Augusta Road.

‘Love Crucied’ mission
TAYLORS…—Prince of Peace Church, 1209 Brushy Creek Road, will hold a parish mission on March 25 from 7-10 p.m. and March 26 from 7:30-10 p.m., with Father Jordi Rivero of the Missionaries of the Cross. Details:

Health care panel discussion
GREENVILLE—…St. Joseph’s Catholic School will host a panel on “The Affordable Care Act, SJCS, Religious Liberty, and Catholic Teaching on Love and Sexuality” on March 26 at 7 p.m. Speakers include: Father Jon Chalmers, hospital chaplain; Dr. Ingeborg Collins; Father Jeffrey Kirby, moral theologian; and Matthew Utecht, attorney. Details:

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