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OLR 3 Day Parish Retreat, Sep. 29-Oct. 1


“The Light of Faith” A Parish Retreat with Fr. Ben Kiely Wednesday, Sep. 29 through Friday, Oct. 1 7:00-8:00pm in Upper Church Father Ben Kiely, who spoke in our parish in 2017 about his work helping Persecuted Christians, will be giving a three night retreat for the OLR parish. Entitled “The Light of Faith”, it’s [...]

OLR 3 Day Parish Retreat, Sep. 29-Oct. 12021-09-20T11:07:11-04:00

Respect Life Events


Rosaries for 40 Days for Life - No sign-ups are needed but we would like to count your rosaries! Please see the poster in the OLR Narthex and draw a blank blue slip from the blue basket there. At the end of the week, count the rosaries you have said and write the number on [...]

Respect Life Events2021-09-16T13:48:58-04:00

Pastor’s Letter, Sep. 17


Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Ninth Commandment is “Do not covet your neighbor’s house or his wife.”  Another way to say this is, “Do not covet another person’s happiness or spouse. Put simply, covetousness is to say, “I want that!” The positive statement of this commandment is, “Be content with your own relationships and your [...]

Pastor’s Letter, Sep. 172021-09-16T13:37:09-04:00

Local Catholic Radio News


Catholic Radio Licensed on FM Radio Frequency Greer, SC – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted a license to Mediatrix SC Inc. (Catholic Radio in South Carolina) to operate an FM translator (repeater signal) originating from its Greer tower site which currently hosts WCKI 1300 AM. The new signal will broadcast Catholic Radio content [...]

Local Catholic Radio News2021-09-20T11:14:27-04:00

Register here for the OLR Parish Pilgrimage to England, Spring 2022


Complete information and registration are now available for Fr. Longenecker’s exciting parish pilgrimage to England next Spring. The dates are May 31- June 11, 2022. Go HERE for more information and to register now while there are still seats available.

Register here for the OLR Parish Pilgrimage to England, Spring 20222021-09-20T12:22:33-04:00

9th Marian Eucharistic Conference, Oct. 22-23


9th Marian Eucharistic Conference October 22 - 23 Hilton Hotel in Greenville Featured speakers include Fr. Donald Calloway, Fr. Glenn Sedona, CFR, Exorcist, Matthew Leonard, Sr. Briege McKenna, Fr. Jeffrey Kirby General admission is $85, youth $50, (registered by October 12, by mail) and it includes a dinner on Friday and a buffet lunch on Saturday. Registration AFTER Oct. 12, general admission [...]

9th Marian Eucharistic Conference, Oct. 22-232021-09-20T12:23:11-04:00

Fraternus, Mentoring Boys into Virtuous Catholic Men


Fraternus is a brotherhood of young men (boys in grades 6-12) who challenge themselves and each other to create a lifelong habit of virtue through hard play, mentoring, fellowship and prayer. Their success relies on the committed men who plan, prepare, lead, guide and pray for their Fraternus brothers. For more information about joining as [...]

Fraternus, Mentoring Boys into Virtuous Catholic Men2021-09-20T12:23:40-04:00

Agenda for Parish Retreat at Look Up Lodge, Sep. 18


9:00AM Coffee and donuts 10:00AM Morning Prayer 10:30AM-11:30AM Break into groups K5 - Grade 2 Grade 3- Grade 5 Middle School & High School Social Disciples/Young Adults Adults 11:30AM Group Game & Free Time 12:30PM Lunch - Group A 12:50PM Lunch - Group B 1:30PM - 4:00PM Free Time: kayaks, paddle boats, swimming, water slide, [...]

Agenda for Parish Retreat at Look Up Lodge, Sep. 182021-09-20T11:14:03-04:00

St. Clare’s Home for Mothers


Last week on the feast of St. Clare, Bishop Guglielmone was here in the Upstate to dedicate the St. Clare’s Home for Mothers. This wonderful prolife facility provides shelter, training and a warm welcome for women who were considering abortion, but chose life. Please visit their website HERE to learn more about this local, Catholic charity. Check [...]

St. Clare’s Home for Mothers2021-08-20T10:43:08-04:00

Recent COVID Message from Fr. Longenecker


Dear Brothers and Sisters, As you will know, the COVID virus continues to infect large numbers of people endangering lives and putting a strain on our health care systems. Bishop Guglielmone has written a letter to you which you will find here. In his letter the Bishop strongly recommends wearing masks to Mass and for all who are [...]

Recent COVID Message from Fr. Longenecker2021-08-27T11:08:01-04:00
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