Calendar

Nov 24 20149:30 amSecretariat Meeting for Finance, Financial Services and Risk Management

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

12:05 pmMass at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston

In Memory of the Most Rev. David B. Thompson on the first anniversary of his passing.

7:00 pmConfimation at St. Andrew Church in Myrtle Beach
Nov 25 20147:00 pmConfirmation (Spanish) at St. Mary's Church in Greenville

Most Rev. Victor Galeone, Bishop Emeritus of St. Augustine

Nov 26 2014Day before Thanksgiving

Diocesan Offices Close at Noon

8:30 amMasses at FCI Edgefield

08:30 Mass FCI Edgefield (Medium)
11:00 Mass FCI Edgefield (Minimum)

Nov 27 2014Thanksgiving Day

Diocesan Offices Closed

10:00 amMass in The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston
Nov 28 2014Day after Thanksgiving

Diocesan Offices Closed

Dec 2 20149:30 amSecretariat Meeting for Human Resources, Cemeteries and IT

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

12:05 pmMass at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston
Dec 3 201411:00 amMass and Luncheon at Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston

Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier

Dec 5 201410:00 amMass at the Canterbury House in Charleston
Dec 7 201411:00 amMass at St. John Catholic Church in North Charleston
Dec 8 2014Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Diocesan Offices Closed

11:30 amMass and lunch at OLM House for 185th Anniversary
5:30 pmMass at St. Mary of the Annunciation Church in Charleston
Dec 9 201412:00 pmAnnual Echo House Christmas Luncheon
Dec 10 201412:05 pmMass at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston
Dec 11 201410:30 amPriest Personnel Board Meeting

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

Dec 12 201410:00 amFood Basket Mass at Bishop England HS on Daniel Island
Dec 13 201412:00 pmBlack Catholic Heritage Celebration in St. Anthony Church in Florence
Dec 14 201411:15 amMass at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston
4:00 pmVolunteer Christmas Party in Bishop's Residence
Dec 19 20143:00 pmEmployee Christmas Party in the Bishop's Residence
Dec 23 2014Day before Christmas Eve

Diocesan Offices Close at noon.

Dec 24 2014Christmas Eve

Diocesan Offices Closed

Christmas Eve Mass in Prison at FCI Bennettsville

Time TBD

11:30 pmMidnight Mass in the Cathedral
Dec 25 2014Christmas

Diocesan Offices Closed

Dec 26 2014Christmas Holidays

Diocesan Offices closed for holidays to reopen January 5, 2015

Jan 1 2015New Year's Day

Diocesan Offices Closed

Jan 2 2015Day after New Year's Day

Diocesan Offices Closed

Jan 3 20156:00 pmReception for SEAS Donors at St. Andrew Church in Myrtle Beach
Jan 4 201511:00 amMass at St. Andrew Church in Myrtle Beach
Jan 5 2015Bishop's Retreat (Region IV and XIV) in Lutz, FL

Until January 9

Jan 10 201511:00 amPro-Life March and Rally in Columbia

11:00 AM - Line up at USC Russell House, 1400 Green St.
11:30 AM - March steps off led by Knights of Columbus
12:00 PM - Rally on steps of State House, Gervais Street side
  1:15 PM - Cath. Youth March to Township Aud., 1703 Taylor St.
  2:00 PM - Catholic Youth Rally
  4:00 PM - Mass

Jan 12 20159:00 amSecretariat Meeting for Education and Faith Formation

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

Jan 13 20159:30 amSecretariat Meeting

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

Jan 14 20159:30 amSecretariat Meeting

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

Jan 15 20159:30 amSecretariat Meeting

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

12:05 pmMass at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston

Parish Catechetical Leader Appreciation Mass and Luncheon

Jan 17 20155:30 pmMass in Celebration of Life at St. Peter Church in Columbia

35th Anniversary of Birthright of Columbia

Jan 19 2015Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Diocesan Offices Closed

10:00 amPresbyteral Council Meeting in Charleston
Convocation of Priests in Charleston

Until January 22

Jan 24 20155:30 pmDeacons' Retreat at Wild Dunes, Isle of Palms

5:30 PM - Mass for Deacons and their wives

7:00 PM - Banquet

Jan 25 20154:00 pmLARCUM Annual Prayer Service

College Place United Methodist Church, 4801 Colonial Drive, Columbia 29203

Jan 26 201510:00 amMass at St. Josephs Catholic School in Greenville

Dedication of the St. John Paul II Chapel

7:00 pmConfirmation at Divine Saviour Church in York
Jan 27 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Jesus Our Risen Saviour Church in Spartanburg
Jan 28 20157:30 amRed Mass of the Holy Spirit at St. Joseph Church in Columbia

Catholic Day at the Capital

7:00 pmConfirmation at St. John Neumann Church in Columbia
Jan 29 201510:00 amCuria Meeting

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

Feb 1 20152:00 pmScout Convocation at St. Joseph Church in Columbia
Feb 2 20152:00 pmSecretariat Meeting

St. Joseph Pastoral Life Center in Columbia

6:00 pmConsecration of New Church of St. Mary Help of Christians in Aiken
Feb 3 201510:00 amSecretariat Meeting

St. Joseph Pastoral Life Center in Columbia

7:00 pmConfirmation at Immaculate Conception Church in Goose Creek

Most Rev. Victor Galeone, Bishop Emeritus of St. Augustine

Feb 4 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Simpsonville
Feb 5 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Spartanburg
Feb 6 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Camden
Feb 7 20155:30 pmMen's Fall Discernment Retreat Mass

White Oak Retreat Center in Winnsboro

Feb 8 201510:30 pmConfirmation at Precious Blood of Christ Church in Pawley's Island

Most Rev. Victor Galeone, Bishop Emeritus of St. Augustine

Feb 14 20155:00 pmStatewide College Retreat Closing Mass

Buckridge Plantation in Orangeburg

Feb 15 20153:00 pmMarriage Anniversary Celebration Mass

TBD Church in Columbia Area

Feb 16 2015Presidents' Day

Diocesan Offices Closed

Feb 17 201512:00 pmDiocesan Finance Council Meeting

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

Feb 18 2015Ash Wednesday
Feb 20 20157:00 pmRite of Election at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Spartanburg
Feb 21 201511:00 amRite of Election at St. John Neumann Church in Columbia
Feb 22 20152:30 pmRite of Election at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston
Feb 23 20157:00 pmRite of Election at St. Peter Church in Beaufort
Feb 26 201510:00 amCuria Meeting

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

Feb 28 20156:00 pmProject San Pedro Gala in Charleston

Location TBD

Mar 3 20151:30 pmSt. Mary's Seminary Board Meeting

Houston, TX

Mar 5 2015Diocesan Teachers' Conference

St. John Neumann School, 721 Polo Road, Columbia

Mar 7 20159:00 amMass for SC Catholic Men's Conference

St. Philip Neri in Fort Mill

Mar 8 20159:00 amMass at High School Youth Conference

White Oak Conference Center

Mar 17 2015St. Patrick's Day
9:00 amMass at St. Patrick Church in Charleston
10:00 amSt. Patrick's Day Parade in Charleston
Mar 21 20155:00 pmMass and Banquet for the SCCCW Convention

Embassy Suites; Greenville

Mar 29 2015Palm Sunday
10:00 amMass at St. Peter Church in Beaufort
Mar 31 201511:00 amChrism Mass at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston
Apr 2 2015Holy Thursday

Diocesan Offices Close at Noon

7:00 pmMass at Immaculate Conception Church in Goose Creek
Apr 3 2015Good Friday

Diocesan Offices Closed

3:00 pmLiturgy of the Lord's Passion at Holy Spirit Church on Johns Island
Apr 4 2015Easter Vigil Mass in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston

Time TBD

Apr 5 2015Easter
11:00 amEaster Mass in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston
Apr 6 2015Easter Monday

Diocesan Offices Closed

Apr 8 201510:00 amSeminary Admissions Board Meeting

St. Joseph Pastoral Life Center, Columbia

Apr 9 20156:30 pmPontifical Mission Societies Reception

St. Peter Church in Columbia

Apr 11 201511:00 amConfirmation at Our Lady of the Hills in Columbia
Apr 12 20153:00 pmConfirmation at All Saints in Lake Wylie
Apr 14 2015National Catholic Committee on Scouting Meeting

Until April 19

Apr 20 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Mary Help of Christians in Aiken

Including Confirmandi from St. Gerard in Aiken and St. Mary Church in Edgefield

Apr 21 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Edwards Church in Murphy Village
Apr 22 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Peter Church in Columbia

Including Confirmandi from St. Thomas More Center

Apr 23 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Our Lady of the Lake Church in Chapin
Apr 25 20154:00 pmConfirmation at St. Peter Church in Beaufort

Including Confirmandi from St. Gregory the Great Church in Bluffton and other Lowcountry parishes

Apr 26 20153:00 pmConfirmation at St. Francis by the Sea Church in Hilton Head

Including Confirmandi from Holy Family Church in Hilton Head and other Lowcountry parishes

Apr 27 20156:00 pmConfirmation at Divine Redeemer Church in Hanahan
Apr 28 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Philip Benizi Church in Moncks Corner

Including Confirmandi from Our Lady of Peace Church in Bonneau

Apr 30 20157:00 pmConfirmation for the Church of the Nativity in Charleston

Including Confirmandi from Our Lady of Good Counsel in Folly Beach

May 2 20155:30 pmConfirmation at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston

Including the Confirmandi from St. Mary of the Annunciation Church in Charleston

May 3 20158:00 amConfirmation at St. Joseph Church in Charleston
May 4 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Stella Maris Church on Sullivan's Island
May 5 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Blessed Sacrament Church in Charleston
May 6 201512:05 pmMass for Principals at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston
May 7 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Theresa the Little Flower Church in Summerville
May 8 20155:00 pmVesper and Reception at St. Mary Church in Greenville

50th Anniversary of Msgr. E. Christopher Latham

May 9 201510:00 amAcademy of Life Spring Meeting

St. Joseph Pastoral Life Center, Columbia

4:00 pmConfirmation at Transfiguration Church in Blythewood

Including Confirmandi from St. Theresa Church in Winnsboro

May 11 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Corpus Christi Church in Lexington
May 12 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Sacred Heart Church in Gaffney

Including Confirmandi from St. Augustine Church in Union

May 13 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Prince of Peace Church in Taylors
May 14 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Anthony Church in Greenville
May 15 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Blessed Trinity Church in Greer
May 16 20155:30 pmMen's Spring Discernment Retreat Mass

Camp Kinard in Batesburg-Leesville

May 17 201511:15 amConfirmation at Sacred Heart Church in Charleston
May 18 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. John of the Cross Church in Batesburg

Including Confirmandi from St. William Church in Ward

May 19 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Christ Our King Church in Mt. Pleasant
May 20 2015Boy Scouts of America Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA

Until May 22

May 23 20154:00 pmGraduation for Cardinal Newman HS

Columbia Township Auditorium

May 24 201511:15 amMass of the Neophytes at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston
May 25 2015Memorial Day

Diocesan Offices Closed

May 26 201510:00 amPresbyteral Meeting at St. Peter Parish, Columbia

Meet in the Cardinal Bernardin Center.

 Park in St. Peter Catholic School lot

7:00 pmConfirmation at St. Philip Neri Church in Fort Mill

Including Confirmandi from Our Lady of Grace Mission in Indianland

May 27 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Anne Church in Rock Hill

Including Confirmandi from St. Joseph Church in Chester,  St. Michael Mission in Great Falls and St. Catherine Church in Lancaster

 

May 29 20156:00 pmPresbyteral Ordination at St. Mary Church in Greenville
May 30 201510:00 amCommencement for St. Joseph High School in Greenville
3:00 pmConfirmation at St. Anne Church for the Catholic Community of Sumter
7:00 pmSt. Francis Xavier High School Graduation

Opera House, Sumter

May 31 201511:15 amMass at Holy Cross Church in Pickens

50th Anniversary

Jun 5 201510:00 amBishop England High School Graduation

McAlister Field House, The Citadel, Charleston

Jun 6 201510:00 amBishop's Society of Catholic Scholars Spring 2015 Meeting

Location TBD

Jun 10 2015USCCB Spring General Meeting

St. Louis, MO

Until June 13

Jun 14 201510:30 amConfirmation at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in North Charleston
6:00 pmMass at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston

100th Anniversary of Daughters of St. Paul

Jun 16 201512:00 pmDiocesan Finance Council Meeting

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

Jun 17 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Holy Spirit Mission in Laurens

Including Confirmandi from St. Boniface Church in Joanna and St. Mark Church in Newberry

Jun 18 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Joseph Church in Anderson

Including the Confirmandi from St. Mary of the Angels Church in Anderson, St. Andrew Church in Clemson and St. Paul Church in Seneca

Jun 27 201512:00 pmSchool Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church in Charleston

Jubilee Celebration of Sisters Sandra Makowski and Colie Stokes

Jun 28 201510:00 amConfirmation at St. Patrick Church in Charleston
Jul 3 2015Independence Day Holiday Observed

Diocesan Offices Closed

Jul 16 2015St. George Trek/Philmont Training Center

Until July 24

Jul 27 2015Joint Conference 2015 in the Charleston Plaza Hotel

National Black Sisters' Conference, The National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus, The National Association of Black Catholic Deacons and The National Black Catholic Seminarians Association will participate

Aug 3 20151:00 amNational Order of the Arrow 100th Anniversary

Lansing, MI

Until August 5

Aug 31 2015Convention of National Association of Hispanic Priests in Charleston

Until September 3

Sep 5 20155:30 pmConfirmation at St. Mary Church in Hartsville

Including Confirmandi from St. Joseph Mission in Darlington.

Most Rev. Victor Galeone, Bishop Emeritus of St. Augustine

Sep 6 201511:00 amConfirmation at St. Philip Church in Lake City

Including Confirmandi from St. Patrick Mission in Johnsonville and St. Ann Church in Kingstree

Most Rev. Victor Galeone, Bishop Emeritus of St. Augustine

7:00 pmConfirmation at Church of the Resurrection in Loris

Most Rev. Victor Galeone, Bishop Emeritus of St. Augustine

Sep 8 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Anthony Church in Florence

Including Confirmandi from St. Louis Church in Dillon, St. Anne Church in Florence and Church of the Infant Jesus Mission in Marion

Sep 9 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in North Myrtle Beach
Sep 10 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Michael Church in Garden City
Sep 11 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. James Church in Conway
Sep 12 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Mary Church in Georgetown

Including Confirmandi from St. Cyprian Church

Sep 15 201510:00 amPresbyteral Council Meeting

St. Joseph Pastoral Life Center, Columbia

Sep 18 20157:00 pmRite of Admission Mass for Diaconal Candidates

St. Peter Church in Columbia

Oct 2 2015On Fire with Faith

Details TBA

Oct 3 2015On Fire with Faith

Details TBA

Oct 8 20159:00 amBon Secours Saint Francis Health System in Greenville
Oct 12 2015Columbus Day

Diocesan Offices Closed

Oct 14 20151:00 amNational Catholic Committee on Scouting Meeting

Location TBD

Until October 16

Oct 17 20154:00 pmMass and Banquet for the AOH Biennial State Convention

Charleston Plaza Hotel, North Charleston

Oct 18 201511:15 amMass for Our Lady of Palestine at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston
Oct 19 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Greenwood

Most Rev. Victor Galeone, Bishop Emeritus of St. Augustine

Oct 20 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Greenville

Most Rev. Victor Galeone, Bishop Emeritus of St. Augustine

Oct 26 20151:00 amPriests' Retreat

Kanuga Conferences NC

Until October 29

Nov 1 2015All Saints Day
Nov 2 2015All Souls Day
10:00 amMass at Cemetery

TBD

Nov 3 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Simpsonville
Nov 4 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Simpsonville
Nov 5 20157:00 pmConfirmation at San Sebastian Mission in Greenville
Nov 7 201512:00 amConfirmation at St. Andrew Church in Myrtle Beach
Nov 8 201511:00 amConfirmation for St. Clare Parish

Bishop England High School, Daniel Island

Nov 10 201510:00 amPriest Retirement Committee Meeting

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

12:00 pmDiocesan Finance Council Meeting

114 Broad St., Carriage House, Conference Room, Charleston

Nov 11 20157:00 pmConfirmation at Our Lady of Peace in North Augusta

Including Confirmandi from Our Lady of the Valley in Gloverville

Nov 12 20156:00 pmConfirmation at St. Benedict Church in Mt. Pleasant
Nov 13 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. John the Beloved in Summerville
Nov 14 2015USCCB General Meeting in Baltimore

Until Saturday November 21

Nov 22 20154:00 pmConfirmation at St. Joseph Church in Columbia
Nov 25 2015Wednesday before Thanksgiving

Diocesan Offices Close at Noon

Nov 26 2015Thanksgiving Holidays

Diocesan Offices Closed

Until November 30

Nov 29 2015First Sunday of Advent
Dec 1 20157:00 pmConfirmation at St. Mary Church in Greenville
Dec 8 2015Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Diocesan Offices Closed

Dec 18 20153:00 pmEmployee Christmas Party in the Bishop's Residence
Dec 23 2015Christmas Holidays begin

Diocesan Offices Close at Noon

Until January 5, 2016

Dec 24 2015Mass in Prison

Location and time TBD

11:30 pmMidnight Mass in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston
Jan 30 201611:00 amOrdination of Permanent Deacons

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston

Feb 6 201611:00 amOrdination of Permanent Deacons

St. Mary Magdalene Church in Simpsonville