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Seven Habits to Become a Saint

1. Say the Morning Offering first thing after you get up, dedicate the day to the glory of God. 2. Fifteen minutes of quiet prayer, preferably before the Blessed Sacrament, but this can be done at home or outside. Join Mary (Lk 10:38) and just sit at the feet of Jesus and listen. 3. Fifteen minutes of spiritual reading. This could be a systematic reading of the New Testament/ the lives of the Saints/ Catholic Catechism/ etc. 4. Attend Holy Mass and receive Holy Communion in the state of grace (of course, this presumes a frequent trip to the confessional).

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Dispensation From Attending Sunday Mass Expires 5 June

Bishop Guglielmone released a letter last Friday announcing that he is ending the general dispensation from the obligation to attend Holy Mass on Sundays effective next Saturday 5 June. The bishop’s letter may be found here: https://tinyurl.com/bishopltr. An individual dispensation for those still at risk of grave illness and for the caretakers remains. Those who fall under the targeted dispensations due to high risk of grave illness may be found here: charlestondiocese.org/returning-to-the-table/returning-faqs. Diocesan norms due to the pandemic continue to: • Prohibit sharing the common Chalice • Prohibit the Sign of Peace • Encourage wearing masks but not required. • Strongly recommended that everyone eligible to receive a

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Corpus Christi 2021

The Solemnity of Corpus Christi is 6 June 2021. Join us for a Eucharistic Procession on the Church Grounds after the 11:15 am Mass,  followed by a cookout on the lawn. Please plan to bring a side to share (like chips, fruit, pasta salad) and a blanket or lawn chair if desired. Soul of Christ, sanctify me Body of Christ, save me Blood of Christ, inebriate me Water from the side of Christ, wash me Passion of Christ, strengthen me O good Jesus, hear me Within Thy wounds hide me Suffer me not to be separated from Thee From the

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May is the Month of Mary

  To the Blessed Virgin Mary for May O most august and blessed Virgin Mary! Holy Mother of God! Glorious Queen of heaven and earth! Powerful protectress of those who love thee, and unfailing advocate of all who invoke thee! Look down, I beseech thee, from thy throne of glory on thy devoted child; accept the solemn offering I present thee of this month, specially dedicated to thee, and receive my ardent, humble desire, that by my love and fervor I could worthily honor thee, who, next to God, art deserving of all honor. Receive me, O Mother of Mercy,

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Year of St. Joseph

Click here to Download the St. Joseph Devotion Booklet On 8 December 2020, Pope Francis  in his Apostolic Letter Patris Corde declared a Year of St. Joseph that will run from 8 December 2020-8 December 2021. The Apostolic Penitentiary has proclaimed special plenary indulgences for the year. In order to obtain a plenary indulgence, the usual conditions are required:   performance of said work (of the several listed below), sacramental Confession, reception of Holy Communion, prayer for the intentions of the Holy Father. The soul should be detached of any sin. It is best to receive Communion and pray for the

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