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Mass Times


Palm Sunday - April 1st
4:45 p.m. & 7 p.m. (Spanish) Mass - Palms will be blessed on the plaza, weather permitting.

Palm Sunday, April 2nd - Mass times - 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and Noon

Tuesday, April 4th - 8:30 a.m. Mass only - Priests in Charleston at Chrism Mass

Holy Thursday - April 6th - Mass - 6 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. in Spanish

Good Friday - April 7th - Service begins at 3 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. - Spanish

Holy Saturday, April 8th - Vigil will begin no earlier than 8:15 p.m. - English - Church and Spanish - Gym

Easter Sunday, April 9th - 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m. (both Church and Gym), 10:30 a.m. (both Church and Gym), Noon, and 5 p.m. in Spanish

April 10th - 14th - 8:30 a.m. Daily Mass only

Monday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. Spanish
Wednesday - 8:30 a.m. & 10 a.m. SFCS Mass
Thursday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Friday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m.

Saturday - Vigil - 4:45 p.m.
Saturday - Vigil - 7 p.m. - Spanish
Sunday - 7:30 - a.m.
Sunday - 9:00 a.m.
Sunday - 10:30 a.m.
Sunday - 12:00 p.m.

If you require a low-gluten host, please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to mass time and request one from the Sacristan or an Usher.

Holy Hour - Thursday at 3 p.m.. (Confessions will be heard)

Divine Mercy Chaplet - Church
Friday at 3 p.m.

Confessions will be 15 minutes before each Daily Mass in the Church Confessionals. Saturday evening Confessions from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 the Church. If your loved one is in need of Last Rites, please use the pager - 843-533-1757

Office Hours

The Parish office is open 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. - Monday through Friday.

Easter Parish Office Hours - The parish office will be closed beginning on Thursday, April 6th and will reopen again on Tuesday, April 11th at 7:30 a.m. Questions, please feel free to email us!




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Throughout these 12 years, I have felt that the Head of the Church is God, Jesus Christ, and I am only His hands, mouth, or face acting in His name, said His Beatitude Sviatoslav on the air of the United News telethon on the 12th anniversary of his enthronement.

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Dominican preacher and missionary crusader. A native of Bergamo, Italy, he joined the Dominicans in 1319 and soon distinguished himself as a brilliant preacher, attracting huge crowds throughout northern Italy. Pleased with his ability to reach large numbers of believers, he announced in 1335 his intention to go on a pilgrimage to Rome. When Pope Benedict XII (r. 1334-1342) learned of the pilgrimage, he feared Venturino might be planning to crown himself pope, and so forbade the friar to ...

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