Life Chains set for Oct. 2 in South Carolina

Editor’s note: The Sept. 22 paper edition of The Catholic Miscellany contains an incorrect date for the upcoming Life Chain event listings. The events will be held around the state on Oct. 2, not Oct. 29 as is stated in the paper.

Life Chain is celebrating its 29th anniversary this year. The peaceful and public witness takes place across South Carolina on Oct. 2, when participants will stand united in silent protest against abortion for about 90 minutes, holding signs and praying for the nation to end abortion.

Life Chains with alternate dates are noted.

AIKEN — 118 Bypass (Rudy Mason Highway) at 183 Old Wagner Road, 2:50-4 p.m.; Rhonda Terry, 803-643-1834

BEAUFORT — Ribaut Road at Boundary Street, Oct. 30 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Theresa Pulliam, 843-812-3336

CHARLESTON — Savannah Highway at Moore Drive, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Clare and Bill Richter, 843-766-2729

COLUMBIA — Forest Drive at Beltline Boulevard, 2-3 p.m.; Father Paul Sterne, 803-465-0201

CONWAY — Highway 501 at 16th Avenue, 2-3 p.m.; Brenda Brown, 843-907-7604

GAFFNEY — Floyd Baker Boulevard at Walton Drive, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Anna Daniel, 864-425-1332

GARDEN CITY — Highway 17 Business at Cypress Avenue, 2-3 p.m.; Karen Davis, 843-668-4877

GEORGETOWN — Church Street (High­way 17) at Frasier Street, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Danny Owens, 843-527-7810

GOOSE CREEK — 510 St. James Avenue, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Annette Griebsch, 843-554-7786

GREENVILLE — Woodruff Road between I-85 and I-385, Oct. 25, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Gary Hall, 864-367-4635 and Pastor Mahlon Helmuth, 864-845-6880

GREENWOOD — Montague Avenue near the rental car lot, 2-3 p.m.; Rhett Copeland, 864-223-8410

IRMO — St. Andrews Road at Lake Murray Boulevard, Oct. 25, 2-3:30 p.m.; Deb Marks, 803-920-4933

LEXINGTON — 2350 Augusta Highway in front of Corpus Christi Church, 2-3 p.m.; Dan Goering, 803-808-2225

LONGS — 1569 Highway 9 E., 4:15-5:30 p.m.; Ashley Bates, 843-222-9065

MCCORMICK — Highway 28 at Highway 378, Oct. 25, 2-3 p.m.; Donna Smith, 864-391-4420

MYRTLE BEACH — Kings Highway at 38th N., 2-3 p.m.; John Kost, 843-626-8684

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH — Highway 17 at 8th Avenue N., 2-3 p.m.; Andrew Woitko, 302-981-1528

ROCK HILL — Cherry Road at Caswell Street, 2-3:30 p.m., assemble at 1:30 p.m.; Kristine Lenti, 803-487-5751

SENECA — 170 Bountyland Road, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Audrey Vuknic, 864-888-4034

SPARTANBURG — Westside Baptist Church, 1700 John B. White Blvd., 2:30-3:30; Carolina Preg­nancy Center, 864-582-4673

SUMMERVILLE — Main Street between Richardson and Doty Avenues, 2-3:30 p.m.; Barbara Weigand, 330-541-1606

SUMTER — Broad Street between North Salem Street and Wilson Hall Road, Nov. 1, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Hugh Wilson, 803-481-7972

For more information about Life Chains in South Carolina, call Deb Marks, state director, at 803-920-4933 or visit


40 days for Life and Rosaries for Life

The Diocese of Charleston’s 40 Days for Life and Rosaries for Life campaigns will be held from Sept. 28 to Nov. 6. Rosaries for Life are managed at the parish level, so contact your respect life coordinator to turn in your rosary count each week.

40 Days for Life is an around-the-clock prayer vigil held on public right of way outside of abortion clinics. Visit for more information about local events.
CHARLESTON — The kick-off rally has passed, but the vigil takes place Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. outside Charleston Women’s Medical Center, 1312 Ashley River Road.
COLUMBIA — Kick-off rally Sept. 28 at 8 a.m. outside Planned Parenthood, 2712 Middleburg Drive, #107.
GREENVILLE — Kick-off rally Oct. 1 at 9:30 a.m. at Greenville Women’s Clinic, 1142 Grove Road.