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For the Week of  October 17 - 23, 2021
October is Respect Life Month

Want to do more to help protect life?
Consider attending training with Sidewalk Advocates for Life
Learn how to help women in crisis pregnancies choose life at the abortion center. Sidewalk Advocates for Life offers a peaceful, prayerful, law-abiding sidewalk advocacy method that seeks to reach that woman’s heart and fill her needs so she can confidently choose life! The next training will take place on Saturday, November 13.  For more details and to register, please click here  or contact the local Program Director (843-580-6516 or For more information, visit

October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month 
The organization Catholics for Family Peace has provided a comprehensive resource toolkit related to these issues, with customizable safety fliers in English and Spanish, and documents on how to end violence in Catholic families.
This Weekend

Click the image to view our 5:00 p.m. Vigil Mass this Saturday, October 16 and
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Next Weekend
The Bishop England High School Theater Department will be presenting their Fall production, Murder's in the Heir.

Diocesan Special Collection - World Mission Sunday - October 24.  World Mission Sunday is a day set aside for the Catholic Church throughout the world to publicly renew its commitment to the missionary movement and recognize our common responsibility with regard to the evangelization of the world. If you would like to donate to World Mission Sunday, you may do so online via this form or place a check or cash in the offertory basket.  Please make checks payable to the parish with World Mission Sunday in the memo and place any cash donations in an envelope which will be provided at Mass.  Thank you.

Monday, October 25 - Marthas' and Marys' Dinner Table will meet at 6:00 p.m. at Dragon Palace Chinese Bistro (162 Seven Farms Dr. DI). Please RSVP to Mary Nebus by Sunday, October 24.  All women 21+ are welcome to come and enjoy the food and friendship!
The Week at a Glance
The Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 17
  • FAMILY: Join us for Mass in the Bishop England High School Performing Arts Center (PAC) at 9:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m.  Nursery care is offered in the teachers' lounge at BEHS, from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  You can prepare for Mass by reflecting on this Sunday's scriptures, or view an Order of Worship.
  • CHILDREN: Listen to a Homily for Kids at Catholic Kids Media.
All Week 
  • DAILY MASS: Monday - Thursday at 8:00 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island. 
  • OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Thursday - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Chapel is open during office hours.
Monday, October 18
  •  FEAST DAY:  Saint Luke, the Evangelist. Today we celebrate Saint Luke’s service to the Church. We remember that his Gospel continues to help us know and love Jesus. Luke’s Gospel also reminds us to look for ways to imitate Jesus by reaching out to help our brothers and sisters in need.  Learn more here.
Tuesday, October 19
  • ADULTS:  We Believe: The Catholic Faith Re-Presented - 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. in the Parish Office.  Please register to attend.
Wednesday, October 20
  • MEN: Waking up to Faith 6:00 a.m. via Zoom - If you are seeking substantive conversation with men who are trying to live faith-filled lives, all are welcome to join. For more info please email Jonathan Marston or phone him at 678-570-7724.
  • ADULTS:  Bible Study on the Book of Revelation - 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. in the Parish Office.  Please register to attend.
  • CONFESSIONS: Wednesdays from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Parish Office.
  • CHILDREN: Story Time with Ms. Kat, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. by Zoom.
  • ADULTS:  We Believe: The Catholic Faith Re-Presented - 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in the Parish Office and via Zoom.  Please register to attend.
Thursday, October 21
  • The parish offices are closed so the staff may attend a retreat.
  • ADULTS:  Bible Study on the Book of Revelation - 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in the Parish Office and via Zoom.  Please register to attend.
Friday, October 22
  • FEAST DAY: Saint John Paul II.  Today we celebrate the  life and works of Karol Jozef Wojtyla and his passionate and steady devotion to God's love.  Learn more here and reflect on the words of his spiritual conviction: “What really matters in life is that we are loved by Christ and that we love Him in return. In comparison to the love of Jesus, everything else is secondary. And, without the love of Jesus, everything is useless.
Saturday, October 23
  • NO Vigil Mass today. Bishop England is presenting their Fall drama production.
We Pray for Each Other
 In your time of prayer, please remember the following people and intentions of our parish:
  • Any parishioners struggling with health issues and/or financial hardship
  • Lisa Badolato (niece of Walter Ruzek)
  • Ofelia Castro (by Aurora and Jason Salas)
  • Robin Dagostino (by Rosie Ryan)
  • Lexis Dunst (niece of Anne Medio)
  • Lois Eischeid of our parish
  • Michael Ferrara of our parish
  • Alisha Lois Glennon (mother or Peter Glennon)
  • Barbara Hart of our parish
  • Chelsea Oswald of our parish
  • Lorraine Paquette of our parish
  • Peter and Reagan (grandchildren of Doris and Roger Monast)
  • Bob Sharib + (by Terry Ziegler)
  • Special Intentions
  • Tim Taylor +
  • Claire Trowbridge of our parish
  • Chadwick Waldrop (by Sue Snyder)
  • Shelia Washington of our parish
  • The residents of Summit Place & Wellmore
Please remember in your prayers, the repose of the soul of Anna Tecklenburg, daughter of parishioner Nancy Bloodgood.  Anna passed away earlier this week.  Our thoughts, prayers, and condolences go to Nancy and all of her family.

Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord,
and let perpetual light shine upon her.
May she rest in peace.  Amen.
May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, 
through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

Altar Flowers
This weekend's altar flowers are the gift of Fran Sawdei in memory of her brother
Thomas Weems, Jr.

We are taking reservations for 2022.  The weeks fill up quickly, so don't hesitate. If you would like to sponsor the altar flowers, click this link to sign up or contact Rosemary. Flowers will be present only when sponsored.
Bishop England High School will hold an Open House on Wednesday, November 3, at 7:00 pm. with an activities fair/campus tours starting at 6:00 pm to begin the process of admissions for the 2022-2023 school year.  This event is for prospective students and parents for grades 9, 10, and 11.  They will present an explanation of the admissions process and offer three breakout sessions to learn more about specific departments.  No reservations are necessary, and masks must be worn inside buildings.  For any further information, please visit their website at, call 843.849.9599 or email
Community Happenings
October 22-24 - Always in Your Heart is a weekend retreat for people who have suffered a miscarriage. Consider attending  to find healing and peace for unresolved and complicated grief.  The event will be held in the Greenville area.  For more information call Kathy 803.547.5063 or email
October 22 - October 23 - 9th Marian Eucharistic Conference - Hilton Hotel in Greenville. Featured speakers include: Bishop Robert Guglielmone, Father Donald Calloway, Father Glenn Sudano (CFR, Exorcist), Matthew Leonard, Sister Briege McKenna, and Father Jeffrey Kirby. Click here for more information and/or to register.
Beginning with the weekend of October 22, 2021, Retrouvaille is a program for couples struggling in their marriage.  One never knows when or where they will realize that their marriage is in trouble – not just discontent or disillusionment – but real trouble.  Retrouvaille has helped tens of thousands of couples communicate and heal their marriages. It can help you too.  For confidential information or to apply to attend the program call (434) 793-0242  or email: or visit the website at Scholarships to attend are available.
November 15 - 21 and November 27 - December 4 - 2021 Mepkin Abbey Creche Festival - Bethelehem Within"  Click here for tickets.  
A message from the Abbey "Consultation with our Public Health Advisers assures us that it is safe to hold this event if we insist that adult participants must be vaccinated; all participants, adults and children, must wear masks."
Click the image below for a prayer to Saint Joseph for Respect Life Month.
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Parish Offices
Saint Clare of Assisi Catholic Church
225 Seven Farms Drive, Suite 100
Daniel Island, SC 29492

Office Hours
Monday thru Thursday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Please consult our website for ongoing operational updates in regards to
COVID-19 policies and recommendations.

Mass Times
Saturday, 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Bishop England High School, Daniel Island
Performing Arts Center (PAC)

Mondays - Thursdays, 8:00 a.m.
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Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

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