“On July 20, 2020, the Diocese of Charleston will celebrate the 200th anniversary of its historic founding. Pope Pius VII canonically established the diocese on July 11, 1820. Thanks to the foresight of our first bishop, Most. Rev. John England, and his successors, a once scattered flock of only a handful of souls is now a community of believers over 200,000 strong…
…We look forward to celebrating the presence of the Catholic Church in South Carolina through deanery and parish events. We will give thanks to God for all that we have been given through our faith, prayer, and values. Bookmark this page for the Calendar of Events happening around the state.”Visit the Diocese Website!
“Charleston’s tourism marketing organization is rolling out a new online platform about African American history and culture in the region.
The new website, “Voices: Stories of Change,” is a complete overhaul of its predecessor, which had not been updated in about a decade, The Post and Courier reported.” AP News
“June 18-19 marked the 12th anniversary of the day when nine firefighters made the ultimate sacrifice at the Sofa Super Store fire in Charleston, S.C. This fire claimed the greatest number of firefighters’ lives since Sept.11, 2001.” http://villagenewsonline.com/2019/06/25/remembering-the-charleston-9/
“NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Non-profit group Metanoia is working to revitalize and preserve North Charleston’s Chicora Cherokee neighborhood.”…”Metanoia’s CEO Bill Stanfield just hopes he can continue building a better future, without losing Chicora Cherokee’s past. “There’s lots of great things happening in the community. We just need to help them grow to make them stronger.”
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