St. Mary's Events & Announcements

Advent Candles

Boy Scout Troop 115 will have Advent Candles available after the masses Nov 23/24 and Nov 30/Dec 1 for $10 a set.

The Scouts will also have Advent Candle Rings available for $10.

Operation Santa—2019

Bags are available after Masses Nov 23/24 and must be returned by Dec 7/8

Call Jeanne Malanowski at 803-648-7188 or 803-507-0834 or visit


Perpetual Adoration

"Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." Mt. 11:28.

We have an urgent need for an adorer on Saturdays at 4:00am and Fridays at 6:00am! Can you help? If you’re interested in trying one of these hours or a different hour, please click here.

Singers are needed to form a children’s choir for the 4:00pm Christmas Eve Mass.

All singers should attend at least four rehearsals to prepare songs for Christmas Eve. Parents are welcome to assist or join in song.


St. Vincent de Paul Thanksgiving Baskets

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and we are assisting those less fortunate by providing a Thanksgiving dinner.

If interested, email Barb Carpen at or call 803-642-0500


Thursday Morning Bible Study

Nov 21, 2019: 11:15am - 12:30pm

in Smith Hall

contact Mary Ellen Jackson at or 803-642-2676


The Lamb Triumphant: Exploring the Beauty & Complexity of the Last Book

Nov 21, 2019: 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Select Thursdays 6:30-7:45pm in Mother Teresa Hall, Oct 10 - Dec 5


Fridays with Francis

Nov 22, 2019: 10:00am (weekly)

Fridays at 10:00am in Deacon Waters Conference Room

Discussing Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales


Attention All Men — That Man is You is Coming to St Mary’s Aiken!

Nov 22, 2019 - Dec 6, 2019: 6:00am (weekly)

Becoming a Man After God’s Own Heart
Fridays at 6:00-7:30am in Mother Teresa Hall, Sep 13 - Dec 6


Preparing for the Coming of Jesus with Sacred Art

Nov 22, 2019: 6:00pm

You are invited to a presentation about great art with Advent and Christmas themes. We’ll explore the symbolism in each painting and discover what truths each conveys.