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40 Days for Life, Feb 17-Mar 28


HELP SAVE LIVES IN GREENVILLE You can protect mothers and children by joining this worldwide mobilization! Through prayer and fasting, peaceful vigils and community outreach, 40 Days for Life has inspired 1,000,000 volunteers! Here’s how to take part: ·       Vigil location: Public right-of-way outside Greenville Women’s Clinic 1142 Grove Rd Greenville, SC ·       Vigil hours: [...]

40 Days for Life, Feb 17-Mar 282021-01-25T11:24:32-05:00

Pastor’s Update Letter, Jan. 21


Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Way of St. Benedict is structured around three vows and three tools. The vows are the principles and aims of the Benedictine spiritual life. The tools are the means to accomplish it. While these vows and tools make up the whole of the monastic life, we can learn from them [...]

Pastor’s Update Letter, Jan. 212021-01-22T09:57:08-05:00

Confession Times at OLR


LOWER CHURCH Sunday, 9-10 am Wednesday, 4:30-5:30 pm Or by Appointment, call the Parish Office at (864) 422-1648

Confession Times at OLR2021-01-14T16:15:19-05:00

OLR Tax Donation Letters


If you wish to have a 2020 donation letter printed, they will be mailed AFTER January 18, to ensure that all 2020 donations have been recorded. Please email Beth Jones at, or call the parish office at (864) 422-1648 to request a letter. To conserve postage costs this year, these letters will not be [...]

OLR Tax Donation Letters2021-01-05T13:59:10-05:00

RCIA Classes


January 6 Confirmation January 13 Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick January 20 Holy Orders January 27 Marriage February 3 The Liturgy February 10 The Liturgical Year February 17 Ash Wednesday Mass February 19 Rite of Election (held at St. Mary Magdalene) February 24 God’s Mercy March Christian Unity March 10 Social Justice March [...]

RCIA Classes2021-01-06T12:29:37-05:00

New COVID Requirements for Mass


Due to the recent surge in COVID, and the concerns of our parishioners, we are adding some special requirements for Mass to accommodate everyone. 1. Ushers and greeters should wear masks at all Masses when greeting people at the door. 2. Friday 10 am Mass is set aside for parishioners over the age of 70. [...]

New COVID Requirements for Mass2020-12-22T12:07:02-05:00

Praying the Rosary at OLR


The Cursillo group based in our parish leads the rosary before all 3 weekend Masses. We encourage you to arrive in plenty of time to join in prayer - rosary begins 30 minutes before each weekend Mass. The prayers are to bring healing and reconciliation to our church and world at this particular time of [...]

Praying the Rosary at OLR2020-12-30T20:04:37-05:00

Pastor’s Update Letter, Jan. 14


Dear Brothers and Sisters, At the back of our church, we have the statues of two of the greatest saints: St. Francis and St. Benedict. I chose these two statues to honor our two most recent popes, but also because both Benedict and Francis brought renewal and reform to the church and the world when [...]

Pastor’s Update Letter, Jan. 142021-01-22T10:59:51-05:00

Baptism of the Lord, Jan. 10


What Is the Meaning of Jesus’ Baptism? We Christians reflect upon and celebrate the baptism of Jesus in significant ways: liturgically, at the conclusion of the Christmas season; devotionally, as the First Luminous Mystery of the Rosary; and theologically, as the scriptural prism for the meaning of Christian baptism. Narrated in each of the four [...]

Baptism of the Lord, Jan. 102021-01-20T13:29:31-05:00
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