The Catholic Diocese of Charleston comprises the entire state of South Carolina with Charleston as its See city. Founded in 1820, it is one of the oldest Catholic dioceses in the United States.
Bishop Guglielmone
The Most Rev. Robert E. Guglielmone was ordained and installed as the 13th Bishop of Charleston on March 25, 2009, in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. His motto is "Walk Humbly With Your God".
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Bishop's Annual Appeal
The Bishop's Annual Appeal is a primary source of funding to help sustain and expand ministries in the 96 parishes, 22 missions, and 33 Catholic schools and agencies throughout the diocese. As stewards of God's gifts, you are asked to support the needs of our diocese through prayer, talents, and sacrificial giving.

1886 Earthquake Display The Office of Archives has an online and display exhibit of the 1886 earthquake that shook Charleston. Estimated to have been between 6.6 and 7.3 on the Richter scale it was one of the most powerful and costly earthquakes to hit the southeast. See photos and read letters about this historic event.