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Mass Times

DAILY MASS SCHEDULE - CHURCH

February 3rd - Feast of St. Blaise - Blessing of the Throats during the 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Masses

February 6th - 8th, 2023 - 8:30 a.m. Daily Mass only - Parish Priests at Convocation.

February 20th - President's Day - 8:30 a.m. only

February 22nd - Ash Wednesday - 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 6:00 p.m., and 8:15 p.m. - Spanish

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.

WEEKEND LITURGY -
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:
Confessions will be 15 minutes before each Daily Mass in the Church Confessionals. Saturday evening Confessions from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.in the Church. If your loved one is in need of Last Rites, please use the pager - 843-941-9434

EVENTS

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Upcoming Events & Important Information

  • Showing February 8th and 9th. Click the photo to find out how you can purchase tickets
  • Charter to Protect our Children

Office Hours

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

News from the Vatican

Pope Francis Clarifies Comments on Homosexuality to Jesuit LGBT+ Activist Father James Martin

Just two days after the interview with AP, the Holy Father answered a letter in which activist James Martin poses three questions about homosexuality.

The post Pope Francis Clarifies Comments on Homosexuality to Jesuit LGBT+ Activist Father James Martin appeared first on ZENIT - English.

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German Bishops’ Leader Answers Pope: It’s Questionable to Lead the Church Through Interviews

President of German Bishops Criticizes the Pope’s Statements on the German Synodal Path.

The post German Bishops’ Leader Answers Pope: It’s Questionable to Lead the Church Through Interviews appeared first on ZENIT - English.

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Pope on the Liturgy: Calls for Formation in Seminaries, Silence before Mass and Laments Disastrous Homilies

Address to the participants in the course “Living Liturgical Action Fully”.

The post Pope on the Liturgy: Calls for Formation in Seminaries, Silence before Mass and Laments Disastrous Homilies appeared first on ZENIT - English.

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SAINT OF THE DAY

St. John Bosco: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, January 31, 2023

John Bosco, also known as Giovanni Melchiorre Bosco and Don Bosco, was born in Becchi, Italy, on August 16, 1815. His birth came just after the end of the Napoleonic Wars which ravaged the area. Compounding the problems on his birthday, there was also a drought and a famine at the time of his birth.

At the age of two, John lost his father, leaving him and his two older brothers to be raised by his mother, Margherita. His "Mama Margherita Occhiena" would herself be declared venerable by the ...

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St. Aldegunais: Saint of the Day for Monday, January 30, 2023

Virgin and abess, also known as Adelgundis, Aldegonde, or Orgonne. She was a member of the royal family of the Merovingians and was raised by two saints: St. Walbert and St. Bertila, her parents. The family resided in the Hainault region of Flanders, a region of the Low Countries. Aldegundis reflused offers of marriage from other nobles and received the veil from St. Amandius, the bishop of Maastricht. She followed this ceremony of acceptance into the religious life with the foundation of a ...

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Sts. Sarbelius & Barbea: Saint of the Day for Sunday, January 29, 2023

Two martyrs, brother and sister, who were put to death at Edessa during the persecutions of Emperor Trajan. Sarbelius, also called Sharbel, was a high priest at Edessa, in Mesopotamia. They were arrested for converting to the faith, and were tortured with red-hot irons prior to execution.

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