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1st Parish Eucharistic Congress; The Eucharist: The Source of Mercy

Schedule of Events

March 3, 2017- Friday (For 16 years old and older only)

5:30-6:30 PM- Check-in

6:30-7:30-PM -Opening Mass

7:30-8:30-PM -Reflection/ Talk/ Music- Fr. Jim Worth

8:30 P.M.- Start of Adoration

(The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed in the Church till 7:00 in the morning)

Saturday- March 4, 2017

7:00-8:00- Breakfast

8:00-8:30- Mass

9:00-9:10- Opening Prayer

9:10-9:15- Opening Remarks

9:15-10:15- First Talk- Fr. Bernard Olszewski, JCD

10:15-10:45- Testimony- Jennifer Mayen Gutierrez

10:45-10:55- Break

10:55-11:00- Animation

11:00-12:00- Second Talk- Fr. Luciano Felloni

12:00-12:30- Testimony- Br. Raphael Padron, CRM

12:30-1:30- Lunch

1:30-1:45- Animation

1:45-2:00- Performance

2:00-3:00- Third Talk- Mother Assumpta Long, OP

3:00-3:30- Testimony- Fe Ancheta

3:30-4:20- Open Forum/Press Conference

4:20-5:00- Preparation

5:00-6:15- Mass

6:45- 7:45- Eucharistic Procession/Benediction

( The  Blessed  Sacrament is exposed in the Adoration Chapel all day long)

Sunday- March 5, 2017


8:00-11:00- CCD kids

 (Venue: Community Center)

8:00-11:00- YOUTH ENCOUNTER (High School)

 (Venue: All Ministries Center)

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Born in Mar Del Plata, Argentina on May 28,1973. Finished Elementary and High School in Saint Luigi Orione Catholic School. Entered the seminary of the Sons of Divine Providence in January 1991.On January 1994, he was sent as a missionary to the Philippines. Finished Theological studies at Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University. He was ordained priest on April 1, 2000.Served as Assistant Parish Priest in Payatas (2000-2001), Formator of the Sons of Divine Providence (2001-2002), Parish Priest in Payatas (2002-2005), Missionary to South Korea (2006-2007). Incardinated to the Diocese of Novaliches (2007).Parish priest of Holy Trinity Parish and social action director of the Diocese of Novaliches (2008-2013)

He is currently the Parish Priest of Our Lady of Lourdes (2013/present). Director of the Formation of Theologians of the Diocese (2015-present) Vicar Forane Our Lady of Lourdes Vicariate (2013-present).


Mother Assumpta is the Prioress General of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  She holds a S.T.L. in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome, and has taught at the elementary, secondary and junior college levels.  Mother Assumpta is a former President of the Forum of Major Superiors and has served on the boards of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars and the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. In the early 1990s she was invited by John Cardinal O’Connor to assist with the initial formation of the Sisters of Life in New York.  In 1997 she and three other Sisters founded the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist; in the intervening 19 years the Community has grown from four to over 120 Sisters with an average age of 30 years old. 

The Community currently has Sisters teaching and serving as administrators in elementary and secondary schools in Michigan and seven other states across the country, and serving at the Pontifical North American College Seminary Library in Rome. 


Fr. Bernard was born and raised in Trenton, NJ. He entered the community of the Conventual Franciscan Friars and studied in Ellicott, MD and at St. Hyacinth College and Seminary in  Granby, MA earning a BA in Philosophy. He received an MA in Sacred Theology at the Pontifical Faculty of St. Bonaventure and a Doctorate in Canon Law from the Pontifical Gregorian University. Fr. Bernard was ordained in July 1979 and joined the Diocese of St. George’s Grenada in the Caribbean in 2007.

In 1982, having completed his studies in Rome, he was employed at Hilbert College in Hamburg, NY as a Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies and Director of Campus Ministry. Later, he was Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and then Vice President for Academic Affairs. He served on the boards of various non-profit organizations in the Buffalo area including service as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Greater Buffalo Chapter or the American Red Cross, a member of the School Board of St. Francis High School, and a judge for the Marriage Tribunal of the Diocese of Buffalo.


Fr. Jim was ordained to the priesthood on May 26, 2001 at the age of 36 at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart for the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey. He holds a B.A. in Religious Studies and Music from Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. He earned his Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling and Theology also from Seton Hall University. He currently is pastor of St. Joseph Church in Maplewood, NJ. He is also a pastoral musician giving musical meditations where he shares his gift of singing and playing the piano in churches throughout the East Coast. He has several CDs available and a recent song he composed, “A Time For Everything,” is available on iTunes.


Fr. Jim loves to inspire people with his motivational preaching, singing and counseling. He loves being a priest and helping others by sharing the joy he finds in being a lover of Christ.

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Monday-Saturday Daily Mass     

 8:30 am
Monday-Friday Daily Mass

 6:30 pm
Daily Mass preceded by
Rosary at 7:45 am
Morning Prayer at 8:10 am


Weekend Masses

Saturday Anticipated Mass - 5:00 pm

Sunday 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 am

Spanish Mass - 5:00 pm

Brazilian Mass - 7:00 pm

Holy Day Masses
Times to be Announced


Sacred Heart Devotions on 

First Friday
Mass and Novena at 8:30 am


Mass & Devotions at 6:30 pm

7:30 pm - 8:00 am Saturday


Daily Adoration
Monday-Friday at 9:00 am-6:30 pm


Evening prayer begins at 6:00 pm

Sacrament of Penance

Saturday 4:00-4:45 pm

First Fridays 5:30 - 6:15 pm or by appointment


Grades K-6th
Sunday 10:00 am

Confirmation 1 & 2 (Grades 7-12)
Monday 6:30 - 8:00 pm

YMP Sundays 6:00 - 8:00 pm



Church Office Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Closed Wednesday

Friday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


   In case of a sacramental emergency,                  please call the church office at                      843-572-1270 and press 1.                    If the call is not immediately answered, please leave your name  and telephone number. 

We, the parish community of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, are a family of Catholics from all walks of life, nurtured and sustained by the Gospel and the Eucharist. We live our baptismal call by reaching out to others with our lives and our talents. Stewardship is our hallmark in every effort to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ. To that end, this family is called to strive in each ministry to help one another reach his/her full potential.

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