People & events


Father Headley 50th jubilee
CHARLESTON—St. Patrick Church, 134 St. Philip St., will host a 50th jubilee celebration for Father William R. Headley, C.C.Sp., who served in the diocese from 1967-1970. St. Patrick was his first assignment after it merged with St. Peter Church in 1967. The celebration will take place June 20-22. He will also celebrate Mass on June 21 at 6 p.m., followed by a reception in the church hall. On June 22, Father Headley will celebrate the 10 a.m. Mass. A reception and a short program will follow in Father Figaro Hall. Call the church, (843) 723-6066.

Fun Nun Bowl
MOUNT PLEASANT—Lucis Via will host a Fun Nun Bowl on June 22 from 2-5 p.m. at Sparians-River Bowl, 613 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Cost: teams of 6, $30/person. Prizes and silent auction include golf, amusements, sporting events, memberships, restaurants, and more. Details:

Adoration celebration
CHARLESTON—Blessed Sacrament Church, 5 Saint Teresa Drive, will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its eucharistic perpetual adoration on June 24 at 6 p.m. with Mass, benediction and a dinner. Meal is $5 each or $15 per family. RSVP and ticket purchase is required by June 9 at the church office, or call (843) 556-0801.


Home Works summer sessions
COLUMBIA—Home Works will hold week-long summer sessions throughout the southeast for youth and adults to repair homes of the elderly and disadvantaged. Details: or contact Hank Chardos, or (803) 206-6974.

St. Mary anniversary
ROCK HILL—St. Mary Church, 902 Crawford Road, will celebrate its 68th anniversary on July 5-6. Call the church, (803) 329-1008 or Gwen Finley, (803) 322-3344.


Hurricane preparedness meeting
MURRELLS INLET—St. Michael Church, 542 Cypress Ave., will hold hurricane preparation meetings July 9 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the parish center. It will be broadcast on WPDE-TV. Representatives from Horry County Emergency Management, Georgetown County Emergency Management, WPDE-TV, the National Weather Service, and SC Insurance News, will discuss timelines and tracking, evacuation, insurance and answer questions.


Knights flag day
GREENWOOD—Knights of Columbus Council 7129 and Assembly 3100 will hold a flag day on June 14 at 6:30 p.m. at 330 Main St.

‘Mary and the Family’ retreat
SPARTANBURG/TAYLORS—A Spanish language retreat and concert on “Mary and the Family” led by Felipe Gomez, featured on EWTN, will be held June 20-21. The concert will be June 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Jesus, Our Risen Savior Church, 2575 Reidville Road. The retreat will be at Prince of Peace Church, 1209 Brushy Creek Road, on June 21 from 2-6:30 p.m. with Mass at 7 p.m. Cost: $5. Details: Dary Osario, (786) 223-2772, or Javier Cespedes, (864) 263-8320.

Sister Margie Hosch jubilee
GREENVILLE—Sister Margie Hosch, of the Sisters of St. Francis, will celebrate her 60th anniversary on June 22 at Mount St. Francis Center in Dubuque, Iowa. She has master’s degrees in religious education and counseling/ psychological services, and holds a certificate in marriage and family therapy. She leads Wholeness Holiness Retreats and days of reflection, and offers spiritual companioning, counseling and grief support. She also leads retreats in the Diocese of Solwezi and Lusaka in Zambia, Africa.

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