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Twenty - Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 12 - 18, 2021

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THIS Sunday, September 12 - Opening Session for Children and Youth Catechesis Programs!

Questions?  Please contact
T.J. Cofield - Pre-K to Grade 5
Fernando Cartagena - Grade 6 - 12
DIOCESAN SPECIAL COLLECTION:  This weekend is the National Special Collection for the Catholic University of AmericaGifts to the National Collection — the only second collection taken for higher education in the U.S. — support students during this crucial time and help the University conduct critical research that will serve parishes and dioceses throughout the country.  If you would like to donate to this collection, you may do so online via this link or place cash or check in the collection basket clearly marked with Catholic University of America.  Thank you for your support.
Week at a Glance
All Week 
  • DAILY MASS: Attend daily Mass 8:00 a.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at Holy Cross Church, 299 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island. 
  • OFFICE HOURS: Monday through Thursday, the Parish Office and Chapel are open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
  • FAMILY: Join us for Mass in the Bishop England Performing Arts Center (PAC). Nursery care is offered inside the teachers' lounge at BEHS, from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sunday morning.  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.
  • THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS: Click here to learn about this Feast Day.  The Prayer of Christians: O cross, you are the glorious sign of our victory. Through your power may we share in the triumph of Christ Jesus.
  • CONFESSIONS: Wednesdays from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Parish Office.
  • MEN: Waking up to Faith - If you are seeking substantive conversation with men who are trying to live faith-filled lives, please join us. For more info please contact Jonathan Marston at or by phone at 678-570-7724.
  • CHILDREN: Story Time with Ms. Kat, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. by Zoom.
  • FEAST DAY: Our Lady of Sorrows - The Catholic Church celebrates the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows on September 15, the day after the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross to show the close connection between Jesus' Passion and Mary's Sorrows.  Click here for a prayer to our Blessed Mother.
  • YOM KIPPUR:  Yom Ha-Kippurim or Day of Atonement is the most solemn of Jewish religious holidays, when Jews seek to expiate their sins and achieve reconciliation with God. Click here to learn more about this High Holy Day.
  • YOUNG ADULT:  Catholic Beer Club - Join the young adults of the parish and Charleston area for some fellowship at Revelry Brewery Co.  10 Conroy Street, Charleston.
  • PRO-LIFE: Father West will lead Pro-Life prayers and Rosary from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m at the Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic, 1312 Ashley River Road as part of Priests for Life
  • FAMILY:  Service on Saturday (SOS) Daniel Island River Sweep: Join us for our monthly SOS service activity. All ages are welcome. Bring the whole family! Click here for more information.
  • SMALL GROUPS:  Our parishioners will be speaking at Masses about Small Groups.  You won't want to miss out!

Tuesday, September 28 - Assisi Readers Club: Discuss Dying to Live with author Ian Murphy
The Assisi Readers Club will meet on September 28 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the parish office. We will discuss Dying to Live by Saint Clare of Assisi parishioner Ian Murphy. (Use the code "CLARE" when purchasing the book at for a special parish discount.) Ian recounts his spiritual struggle and journey to find a home in the Catholic Church. BONUS: Ian will join us to participate in the discussion and answer your questions! Please register for this event if you plan to attend.

Sunday, October 3 - Respect Life Sunday - 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil - Don't miss out!  Join us and pray for babies (and their moms in crisis)!  Click here for info and to sign up for an hour to pray for LIFE!
Saturday, October 9 - Harbor Cruise with the Knights of Columbus.
Sunday, October 10 - Oktoberfest: Mark your calendars! From 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. we'll party at Bishop England, German style. Tickets will go on sale in September, watch your inbox for more details coming soon.
October 22-24 *DATE CHANGE* - 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
We Pray for Each Other
 In your time of prayer, please remember the following people and intentions of our parish:
  • Anonymous parishioner battling Covid
  • Any parishioners struggling with health issues and/or financial hardship
  • Henry Bockus (by Jennifer Oliverio)
  • Marie Caruso + (by the Joyce Family)
  • Lois Eischeid of our parish
  • Bobby Etree + (by the Joyce Family)
  • Michael Ferrara of our parish
  • Barbara Hart of our parish
  • Walt Heck of our parish
  • Donna Linskey + (by Cara Emmel)
  • Julie LoMedico (by Terry Ziegler)
  • Jacob Mackara of our parish
  • Chris Martorano + (by Jan and Gary Masters)
  • Julie Michalski (by Aimee Deconinck)
  • Chelsea Oswald of our parish
  • Lorraine Paquette of our parish
  • Timmy Smith + (nephew of Linda Underwood/cousin of Lesa Underwood)
  • Special Intentions
  • Claire Trowbridge of our parish
  • Shelia Washington of our parish
  • The residents of Summit Place & Wellmore
Please pray for the repose of the soul of  fellow parishioner, Martin Hanhauser.  Martin and his wife Catherine became parishioners in July, 2014.  Martin went home to the Lord on September 9th.  Our thoughts, prayers and condolences go to Catherine, their son Andrew and his family Lisa, AJ and Lucy, and all of their family.

Please also say a prayer for Florence Decker, daughter of parishioner Walt Heck.  Florence passed away September 10th after a long battle with cancer.  Our care and condolences go out to Walt, Carol and all their family.

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

This weekend's altar flowers are the gift of the Trudy Hicks in loving memory of our mother,
Ann Miller
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.
Help Wanted
Christ Our King-Stella Maris School is seeking a full time teacher's assistant for our first grade.  Please contact Susan Splendido, Principal, if interested.
COK-SM Pre-School
Christ Our King Parish Preschool is taking registration for the 2022-2023 school year.  The 2-yr-old program meets T/TH (8:30 - 11:45a.m.) and the 3-yr-old program meets M/W/F (8:30 - 11:45 a.m.).

To register your child, please provide a completed registration form, a copy of your child’s birth certificate, a $50 registration fee, and a parish verification form. Registration forms and information are available on the Christ Our King Church website or in their church office. For additional information please contact Kathy Jones.

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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.
Holy Cross Church, Daniel Island

Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

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