Around the Diocese

May 2017


Catholic Counseling Services provides psychological services in English and Spanish to individual adults, couples adolescents (14 and older), and the elderly. For information, call Dr. Mara Calderon, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at 843-402-5417. Most insurances accepted. Services are confidential.

Birthright of Charleston, a crisis pregnancy center, needs caring volunteers to serve as friendship counselors working a three-hour shift once a week at the center’s West Ashley location. New volunteer orientations are provided on the third Saturday of every month at 10 a.m. To find out more, please call 843-556-4403.

Charitable Gifting of Appreciated Stock
Do you have stocks you have owned for longer than 12 months that have increased in value? You can transfer these stocks directly to St. Joseph Church for our Major Capital Improvement Fund drive and pay no capital gains tax on the appreciated asset. Information is available in the church office (843-556-4611) from Candy to make the transfer. As always discuss your charitable giving with your tax advisor.

West Ashley Revitalization Planning Workshops
The West Ashley Revitalization Commission invites you to plan West Ashley by participating in upcoming community input workshops. The workshops are part of the City’s plan to renew and revitalize West Ashley. The workshops will give you the opportunity to voice your thoughts on what improvements need to be made to the area. It is important that planning officials hear from everyone so they can develop a master plan that will benefit as many residents and businesses as possible. The workshops will take place on four separate occasions. You are invited to attend the one that best fits your schedule:

• Monday, April 24th 6-9 p.m. in the gym at John Wesley United Methodist Church (626 Savannah Highway)
• Tuesday, April 25th 6-9 p.m. in the cafeteria at West Ashley Middle School (1776 William Kennerty Drive)
• Saturday, May 6th 9 a.m. - noon, at the Bees Ferry Landing Recreational Center (1580 Ashley Gardens Blvd.)
• Saturday, May 6th 2-5 p.m. in the cafeteria at West Ashley High School (4060 W. Wildcat Blvd.)
For more information on the workshops, please visit



Pauline Books & Media Store

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243 King Street (corner of King & Beaufain)

Call 577-0175 for store hours.


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