I HEREBY ERECT the territorial parish of Our Lady of Grace in Lancaster, South Carolina, and appoint Rev. Jeffrey F. Kirby, STL, as its administrator. The territorial boundaries will remain as previously established and include:
Decree Assigning the Name of Saint Anne and Saint Jude Parish to the Catholic Community of Sumter, South Carolina
I HEREBY DECREE the Faithful of the Sumter Catholic Community is placed under the patronage of Saint Anne and Saint Jude. In addition, from this day forward, this Catholic Community is to be known as St. Anne and St. Jude Parish, which is now their canonical title, and I direct that this decree be published on the website for the Diocese of Charleston, sccatholic.org, which will be presumed the official notification of this action.
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I HEREBY ESTABLISH seven vicariates forane within the Diocese of Charleston which shall be apportioned as follows:
I HEREBY ERECT the Quasi-Parish of Our Lady of La Vang in Taylors, South Carolina, to serve the Vietnamese Catholic Faithful of Greenville and Spartanburg Counties in South Carolina and direct that this decree be published on the website for the Diocese of Charleston, sccatholic.org, which will be presumed the official notification of this action.
I hereby decree Our Lady of Mercy Church, Charleston, be relegated to profane but not sordid use. I further decree, Our Lady of Mercy Church edifice and parcel is to be presented to Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services, Inc., a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy for use as they deem appropriate, providing it is not given over to any use unworthy of its dignity as a former sacred place. The Diocese of Charleston shall maintain ownership of the building and responsibility for its sustenance.
I hereby decree St. Ann Chapel, Holly Hill, be relegated to profane but not sordid use.
I hereby erect the Personal Parish of St. Thomas More in Columbia, South Carolina, to serve the Catholic Faithful of the University of South Carolina community.
I hereby decree Sacred Heart Church, Blackville, be relegated to profane but not sordid use.
I hereby erect the territorial parish of St. Mary, Our Lady of Hope in Manning, South Carolina, and appoint Rev. Samuel Oloyede, OP, as its Administrator. The territorial boundaries for the Parish of St. Mary, Our Lady of Hope, Manning, shall encompass the parish boundaries currently held by the Parish of St. Mary, Summerton, which includes Clarendon County in its entirety.