Edgefield, Aiken start off year with dramas

...him as absolutely misunderstood."The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama focuses on a priest in a Catholic school in the 1960s and a nun's suspicions that the priest is having an inappropriate relationship with a young student.For Baughman, it's...

'Epiphany Season' reminder of summer decision long ago

...people of faith, the real work of proclamation and witnessing the Good News of God in Christ begins. This happened ? it can't unhappen. THE REV. JOE BOWDEN IS THE ASSISTING PRIEST AT CHURCH OF THE HOLY COMFORTER IN MARTINEZ.

Avoid your fears with hope, faith in the Lord

...their sacrificial "payments" via the priest for their sins. Their indebtedness to...takes away our sins forever. Unlike the priest who took the people's sacrificial lamb...when he wrote, "for we have not a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses...

New church facility now diocese's largest

...responded incredibly well, which has been instrumental in helping to build the church."I feel like I'm the most blessed priest in the world," he said.The church is continuing to grow. Construction is underway on a columbarium, for burial of cremated...

Polish priest Dawid Kwiatkowski now ministers to Hispanics at St. Teresa of Avila

...Hispanic ministry comes through me now, the priest from Poland," Kwiatkowski said with...like God is giving me this desire to be a priest. I thought it was a good desire, it...Through friends, he learned that a Polish priest from the Diocese of Savannah, Ga...

Episcopalian priest's ordination as Catholic priest helps close gap between churches

...before he was ordained an Episcopalian priest in 1963, the Rev. Lucien Lindsey prayed...day after being ordained an Episcopalian priest, he became a part of the first steps...when he was ordained a Roman Catholic priest.It was a historic moment for the Diocese...

Satan is alive and well

...certainly not in church, but what if there really is a devil?Many years ago, I actually met the man who at one time was the high priest of the Satanic Church of Los Angeles. A reporter questioned his power and he demonstrated it by setting a building on fire...

Sheriff Richard Roundtree, deputies host kids in Halloween tour of sheriff's office

...of cards.Speakers belted out Michael Jackson's Thriller as students approached Roundtree, who was dressed as a Catholic priest and later changed into a costume of a character from the Matrix movies. This was their last stop."The kids are extremely...

Scripture, Hippocratic Oath still relevant today

...graduating medical students take the Hippocratic Oath to heart. If they truly live it out, then health care in our country has a chance. THE REV. JOE BOWDEN IS THE ASSISTING PRIEST AT THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY COMFORTER IN MARTINEZ.

Church resets expectations during Advent season

...traditions of the church."The topic of the first Advent Sunday will be death. Otwell said one of the reasons he became a priest is because he wanted to help reconcile people with Christ so they could be with Him in everlasting life.It is something everyone...