News and Notes

Orange Barrels, 5-3-13

Posted onMay 18, 2016 | by: Father Chuck Owens | 0 comments

While traveling to and from Charleston via Beaufort yesterday, I had ample opportunity to again observe the progress being made on widening Highway 17 from two to four lanes. The project has been a major undertaking to say the least; and what with the numerous bridges that had to be built, the millions of yards of low country muck that had to be excavated and replaced with layers of clay and various sub-surfacing materials, the utilities that had to be relocated and/or constructed from scratch, it has spanned years and consumed untold hours and dollars . . . and it is still far from completion. ...Keep Reading

The Peace of God, 5-13-13

Posted onMay 18, 2016 | by: Pastor Jonathan Riddle | 0 comments

As some of you are aware, I had surgery last week. All is well and I'm recovering, and should be back this week at the Historic Calhoun Campus. I was reminded again last week as I was going under the knife that our lives are always in God's Hands....Keep Reading

The Bird Feeder, 5-21-13

Posted onMay 18, 2016 | by: Father Chuck Owens | 0 comments

Our bird feeder is nestled beneath a tree among the blooming ligustrums lining the fence behind the Rectory. If I were a bird, I would want to frequent the spot: it's mostly shaded and relatively secluded; there's a bit of a breeze on a summer's day; and the fragrance emanating from the nearby Confederate Jasmine envelopes the setting....Keep Reading

Two Flags, 5-28-13

Posted onMay 18, 2016 | by: Father Chuck Owens | 0 comments

Two flags, properly folded in accordance with military protocol, hang in a hall in the Rectory - they are the flags that draped the caskets of our fathers, Becky's and mine......Keep Reading

It's Summertime! 6-10-13

Posted onMay 18, 2016 | by: Father Chuck Owens | 0 comments

In 1950 those words heralded the onset of a season of adventure. We (my mother, my two sisters and I) were living with my mother's mother (Granny) and her husband (Mr. Mac) in Charleston, SC, near the navy base, 3538 Admiral Drive to be exact, while my father was serving as a naval officer in the Pacific during the Korean War....Keep Reading