The Office of Communications promotes improved connections between the offices of the Diocese of Charleston. We strive consistently to inform and inspire all peoples of South Carolina to live Gospel values by truthfully proclaiming the Good News of Christ and his Church.

The specific duties of this office include:

  • Graphic design and editorial assistance, including newsletters and reports for departments
  • Email network via Flocknote to distribute diocesan information to priests and parishes
  • Compilation and distribution of the Caritas newsletter to parishes
  • Maintenance and development of the diocesan website
  • Assisting in promotion of the annual Catholic appeal
  • Publishing the diocesan calendar
  • Video production to promote diocesan ministries and initiatives
  • Providing a social media presence for the diocese
  • Writing public relations responses and statements
  • Publishing a monthly magazine

Media Relations Policy

The diocesan Media Relations Policy has been updated, and all media inquiries and crisis communications should be directed to Michael F. Acquilano, secretary of Communications & Public Affairs.

Read the full policy here

Maria A. Aselage, HearSay Communications president, serves as our media and communications consultant.

Social Media Guide

This is a quick, informational guide for our churches, schools and offices, who should abide by these practices for their social media platforms. Click the image!

Social media best practices