A very personal letter from Fr. Wilson on sexual abuse in the Church.

Above all, even though it will be painful, I firmly believe that the truth will set us free (John 8:32).

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This is eternal life, that they may know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.

John 17:3

BEING DISCIPLES

"Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations…

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"…teaching them to observe all that I have commanded of you…

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"And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age."

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Pastor's Corner

The Waning Summer Sun

08-19-2018Rev. Gregory B. Wilson, VF

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

We give a warm welcome to Fr. Jorge Fernandez, who will graciously help us in the interim until our new parochial vicar arrives in September. Father Jorge (pronounced “Hor-hay”) is a religious order priest of the Xaverian Missionaries of Yarumal and has served recently in Kenya for fourteen years. Father Jorge and his congregation have done a marvelous work of continuing to bring the Good News to the peoples of the world. Welcome, Father Jorge!

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Upcoming Events

RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
Aug 14

Are you interested in becoming Catholic or learning more about Catholicism? RCIA classes are Tuesday evenings at 6:15pm in Smith Hall.

or more information, please contact Mary Ellen Jackson at mjackson@charlestondiocese.org or 803-642-2676.

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Grief Support Group
Aug 15 3:00pm - 5:00pm

13 week program: Wednesdays 3:34-5:00pm, through Sep 19

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School of Christian Formation (CCD)
Aug 26

Sunday morning Religious Ed Classes will start back on Sun, Aug 26.

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Cub Scout Pack 115 Orientation and Kick Off Meeting
Aug 26 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join us in the St. Mary Help of Christians School Cafeteria. (Please park on York St. and enter through side entrance).

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Married Couples Bingo Date Night
Aug 31 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Caring for your marriage requires making time for each other and having fun together!

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Announcements

Eucharistic Adoration

Can you watch one hour with Jesus?

We have an URGENT need for Fri at 3:00am and Sat at 1:00pm. If you can spend an hour with our Lord, please contact us.

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Play and Pray

Come and Join in the Fun! Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday morning 9:30-11:30am. Join us for our summer events!

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Quinceañera

A los interesados en una celebración de XV años deben tener en cuenta lo siguiente:

  • Deben ser católicos practicantes y asistir a Misa.
  • Deben estar registrados en la parroquia por lo menos 6 meses antes de la fecha de la celebración.
  • Deben asistir a la preparación catequética que ofrece la parroquia.

Para más información, por favor comunicase con Esperanza Negrete al 803-226-3410 para dar inicio al proceso.

Wheelchair Drivers Needed!

As you know, the Wheelchair Express is a wonderful new ministry at all the Masses that allows the elderly, injured, or disabled to more easily enter the Church from their car.

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American Cancer Society - Road to Recovery

Transportation is key to cancer care — If you can drive, you can help save lives. Did you know that transportation is one of the biggest roadblocks to cancer treatment?

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