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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


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

Prayer & Worship

Pastor's Corner

Rejoice in the Lord Always!

12-16-2018Rev. Gregory B. Wilson, VF

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

The third Sunday of Advent is the Sunday of joy. The official entrance text for the Mass comes from St. Paul’s epistle to the Philippians, “Gaudete !... Rejoice in the Lord always. I shall say it again: rejoice! Your kindness should be known to all. The Lord is near” (4:4-5). The vestments that the priest and deacon along with the third candle of the Advent wreath are colored rose, the color of hope and anticipation since it is the color of the sky just before the dawn.


Upcoming Events

Grief Support Group

Dec 12 3:30pm - 5:00pm

We are starting another 13-week grief support group on Wednesdays in Mother Teresa Hall.


Pray and Praise

Dec 12 6:15pm

The Pray and Praise Prayer Group meets on Wednesdays in the Oswald Building.


Sculpture and Scripture

Dec 12 6:30pm

Join us for a four-week sculpture workshop!


Thursday Adult Bible Study: The Book of Ezekiel

Dec 13 11:15am - 12:30pm

We meet Thursday mornings downstairs in Smith Hall. All are welcome.


Havurah Fellowship

Dec 14

Join Father Raymond for a four-week study series on Havurah—Jewish Roots of the Faith.



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Eucharistic Adoration: Can you watch one hour with Jesus?

We have many hours in need of a second adorer. If you can spend an hour each week with our Lord, please contact us.

For the chart of available hours, click here.


Wheelchair Express

The Wheelchair Express will be available for the following Christmas Masses: Dec 24: 4:00pm and 6:00pm and Dec 25: 10:00am.

Hospitalized at Aiken Regional Hospital?

If you or a family member is hospitalized at Aiken Regional Medical Center and would like to receive a visit and/or Holy Communion, please contact the Parish office at 803-649-4777 ext. 101 or 113. Legion of Mary members will visit to pray and bring Holy Communion (as appropriate) during your hospital stay.

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