Don’t miss the fellowship that happens over a nice hot breakfast!
Sunday, March 8th at 10 am in the family center Donations appreciated

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Our school will be celebrating 65 years of Catholic Education in Florence, SC next year (2021) and we would like to celebrate with you!  We are in the process of updating our database and want to ensure that our information is current for all prior students. 

Please help us inform you of upcoming events and activities with confidence by completing the information requested below.   Thank you for your cooperation!


Full Name _______________________________   Class of _____ Phone # 

Address _____________________________________________            Email_______________________

Interested in helping locate other SACS alumni? _____________________


Return completed forms to: St Anthony Catholic School 2536 Hoffmeyer Rd  Florence, SC 29501  or place in the collection basket you can also submit online following the link below


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Preparing For Easter Reminders and Dates




ABSTINENCE: All Catholics 14 years old and older
are bound to the obligation of abstinence. Abstinence is
to be observed on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all
the Fridays of Lent. Meat may not be used at all on
these days.
FAST: Catholics 18 years old and up to the beginning
of the 60th year are bound to the obligation of fasting.
Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fasting.
Two other meatless meals, sufficient to maintain
strength, may be taken according to each one’s needs;
together they should not equal another full meal. Eating
between meals is not permitted, but liquids, including
milk and juice are allowed.
HOLY COMMUNION: All Catholics who have made
their First Holy Communion are bound to receive Holy
Communion during the Easter time. Easter Time is from
the first Sunday of Lent until Pentecost Sunday.
Fridays of Lent
2:30 pm when school is in session (3/6; 3/13; 3/20)
6:30 pm in English
7:30 pm in Spanish
Tuesday, March 24th at 7:00 pm
FRIDAY FISH FRY: 4:30 -7:00 pm
A meal of fried or baked fish is served with clam chowder,
hush puppies, cole slaw, fries, and a beverage. Desserts
are extra. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for children.
Date Sponsor
2/28 Men’s Club of St. Anthony
3/6 St. Anthony School
3/13 Women of St. Anthony
3/20 American Heritage Girls
3/27 Trail Life Boys
4/3 Knights of Columbus
PLEASE NOTE: During the Lenten season, there are to be no flowers or plants in the church or adoration chapel.

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Monthly Parish Events

AMERICAN HERITAGE GIRLS meet on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 4-5:30 pm in Classroom A from September to May.

BIBLE STUDY classes meet on Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 am in classroom A and at 6:00 pm in the gathering area of the Church. Classes are from September to May.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, this group may be able to help you through their camaraderie. Meetings
are the second Tuesday of each month in Classroom A at 1 pm.
CATHOLIC YOUTH ORGANIZATION -CCD Meetings are on Sundays from 5:30-7 pm in the family center from September through May.
EMBRACE YOUR NEIGHBOR – Call the office if you would like to assist this  hospitality ministry.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 5194 meet at St. Anne’s or St. Anthony’s the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm. For more information contact Mike Hill at 843-601-0269.
LEGION OF MARY meets Wednesdays at 7:30 am at St. Anne. Call Pat Srutkowski at 843-317-1802.
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY (Knitting and Crocheting) meets every Thursday from 1:00 – 3:30 pm in Classroom A. Items for the sick or for new
arrivals are available by calling Carol Germain at 843-667-9702.

SENIOR’S BINGO will meet in Classroom A on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm. For more information contact Noreen at 409-7097

TRAIL LIFE USA meets on the first and third Mondays from 6-8 pm. Call Dcn. Mike Woodall at 843-662-5674. Meetings are from September to May.

WOMEN OF ST. ANTHONY meet the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm in classroom A.

YOUNG AT HEART meets at 11:30 am on the third Wednesday of the month at Stefano’s

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Please Pray For Those Who Are ILL Homebound and Serving Our Military



Hsin Yi Armstrong, Charles Ball, Pete Balotti, Cadian Benabdallah, Joe Bibbo,Gregorio Binuya, Paz Binuya, John Blackwell, Patricia Bolton, Reed Brandis, Martyna Brodecka, Adam Brodecki, William Otis Buyck, Margaret Clark, Roselyn Collins, Aidan Creech, Jean Cutler, Dorota Czarnocki, Irene Darden, Bunnie Dezinno, Mary Jo Dudgeon, Georgette Falcone, Bonnie Gensel, Carol Germain, Johnny Guerriero, John Hanna, Donna Hatchell,Dan &Marge Henry, David Hewitt, Ted Huminski, Clare and William Jann, Patricia Johnson, Judy Jones, Rose Mary Kozacki, James Lavia, grandson of James Lavia, Kathy Lewis, Judy Lin, Lola Mae, Anthony Mancini, Jr., Mary Lou Martinez, Terry Matthews, James Mazick, Lisa McLeod, Keith McKervery, Lois McKervey, Richard Mitchell, Ann S. Nichols, George Nichols, Sydney O’Donnell, Dottie Parsons, Barbara Powell, Johnny Powell, Joan Ratchko, Kathleen Schafer, Susan Speir,Elizabeth Sun, Antoni Szczawinski, Peg Tallon, Linda Tarte, Betty Taylor, Greg Werner

Joyce Gingras, Ann Harrison, Linda Holloway, Carmella
Sansone, Betty Scaturro
Edward Olszanowski, Jr., Kacie Anderson, James W.
Horahan, Sarah Casper Naletelich, Evan Souchet, John
P. O’Donnell, Brad Linton

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Worldwide Marriage Encounter




A marriage may be made in Heaven ,but  the maintenance must be done on earth.
“Put on, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience, bearing with one another and forgiving one another.”

The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekends are Jan 31-Feb 2, 2020 in North
Myrtle Beach, SC and Jul 17-19, 2020 in Beaufort, SC. Early sign up is recommended.

For more information visit our website at:
or contact us at   

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Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat

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Do you Feel called to Full Communion with the Holy
Roman Catholic Church?
Are you …Unbaptized?
Baptized in another Christian community?  Baptized in the Catholic Church but still needing to receive First Holy Communion and/or Confirmation?
Want to know more about your spouse’s faith?
Just curious? Want to learn more? Consider joining our 2019/20 RCIA Program.
Welcome and Information Session Wednesday, September 4th at 7 pm!
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is a program of faith discernment, as well as a time for you to grow in prayer, in study, in community, and to come to
understand and participate in the liturgical life of the Catholic Church.
Classes are held every Wednesday beginning September 5th in Classroom A from 7:15 pm until 8:30 pm. Contact Andrea in the church office at 662-5674 for more
information. Catholics wishing to enrich their faith an understanding are welcome as well.

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CCD 2019-2020 Registration and Calendar

CCD-Registration(2)Click on the link below for CCD registration form and yearly calendar

CCD 2019-2020 Registration and Calendar

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St. Anthony School 2019-2020

schoolApplications to St. Anthony Catholic School for the 2019 -2020 school year are being accepted at this time. We have limited space in some of our classes, so contact the
school office to schedule your tour today. Scholarships, grants and tuition assistance are available to help make our school affordable for all families.


Why choose St. Anthony Catholic School?
Smaller class sizes  Academic Excellence
 Welcoming Community
 Athletics, Band, Chorus, Theater Programs
We invite you to join our family! If you would like more information or would like to schedule a tour, please contact our principal Kristine Galemmo at
or call the school office at 843-662-1910 

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