People & events


Oyster roast
SUMMERVILLE—Summerville Catholic School will hold an oyster roast on April 5 from 6-10 p.m. Cost: $30 per family for four people or less, $15 individual. Tickets: (803) 873-9310.

‘Joy of the Gospel’ mission
GOOSE CREEK—Immaculate Conception Church, 510 St. James Ave., will hold a Lenten parish mission, “The Joy of the Gospel”, on April 6-9 at 7 p.m. Speakers include Tony Melendez and Brent Heiser. Additional sessions will be held after the 8:30 a.m. daily Mass, and April 7-9 at 2 p.m. Call the church, (843) 572-1270.

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 center, 1695 Wallenberg Blvd., from 5-7 p.m. with a bake sale by the ladies club.

YONGES ISLAND—St. Mary Church will participate in the April-In-Meggett Arts and Crafts show on April 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Meggett Town Hall, 4776 S.C. Highway 165. Features: local arts and crafts, plus antique tractors and cars, and food booths.

Italian gathering
CHARLESTON—The Sons of Italy West Ashley Lodge will sponsor an Italian Cultural Gathering on April 13 at 4 p.m. at St. Joseph Church family center, 1695 Wallenberg Blvd. Admission: covered dish or dessert to share. Beverages provided. Guest speaker: Bill Sharp, Channel 5 News anchor. Details:


Singles home and garden tour
AIKEN—Single, Single Again will take the St. Thaddeus Home and Garden Tour and hold a social on April 5 at 2 p.m. Cost: $25, or $20 each for 10 or more. RSVP: Karen Perry, or Jeanne Shanks, (803) 663-3839.

Corpus Christi Lenten dinners
LEXINGTON—Knights of Columbus will hold Lenten fish dinners on Fridays from 5-7:30 p.m. through April 11 at Corpus Christi Church, 2350 Augusta Highway. Adults $7, kids 10 and under $5, families of four or up $20.

Life in the Spirit retreat
COLUMBIA—Our Lady of the Hills will host a Life in the Spirit retreat on April 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the parish center, 120 Marydale Lane, followed by closing Mass at 5:30 p.m. To register before April 1 or for details, contact John Killilea, (803) 201-7900 or

Women’s discernment retreat
WINNSBORO—A Spring Women’s Discernment Retreat will be held April 11-13 at White Oak Conference Center for single Catholic women ages 18-49. Register at www.Charleston or call the Office of Vocations, (800) 660- 4102.


‘Knight at the Ballpark’
MYRTLE BEACH—The Knights of Columbus will sponsor “A Knight at the Ballpark” for Pelican’s baseball on April 3 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10. Tickets available at St. Andrew Church office, 3501 N. Kings Highway, until April 2.

Girl Scout religious medal retreat
MURRELLS INLET—A Girl Scout Catholic Religious Medal All-Day Retreat will be held for grades 2-6 on April 5 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with Mass at 4 p.m. at St. Michael Church, 542 Cypress Ave. Cost: $10. Register by April 3. Details: Kyle Myres, or (843) 421-3982.


‘Fiddler on the Roof’
GREENVILLE—St. Joseph’s Catholic School will present “Fiddler on the Roof” on April 4-5 at 7 p.m., and April 6 at 3 p.m. Tickets:

St. Mary testing
GREENVILLE—St. Mary School is accepting applications for the 2014-15 school year. The final admissions testing date is April 12, register by April 4. Contact: Nelle Palms, or (864) 679-4117.

Engaged Encounter weekends
SIMPSONVILLE—Upcoming Engaged Encounter weekends in English and Spanish will be held April 26-27 at St. Mary Magdalene. Registration: Details: (864) 232-1222.

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