Many of the questions and answers that you might have will be found on the FAQ tab.
Sometimes people will call, write or approach me and ask? How can we be CATHOLIC without being ROMAN? Great question and I will let the "Theologian"...Pope Benedict XVI answer that question and so many more scholarly theologians who say: Go to the FAQ page and read and be informed.
WE ARE AN AMERICAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. Not a Roman Catholic Church. Therefore are not controlled or under their Hierarchical structure and this allows us the freedoms to provide so many opportunities to minister to the MARGINALIZED AND LOST SHEEP that the local churches are restricted from providing.
ST. PADRE PIO CATHOLIC CHURCH is a warm, welcoming and
non-judgmental Catholic Community that practices the Catholic faith as
passed down from Our Lord Jesus Christ through his Apostles and reflected in
the traditions of the Catholic Church. We PRAY for ONE HOLY AND CATHOLIC APOSTOLIC CHURCH one day by praying the "Nicene Creed" together".
Our Priest is FATHER BOB O'CONNELL, OFM who is a married to Debbie O'Connell. They have been together for over 35 years and have 2 wonderful grown children. Father Bob is always available to provide ministerially to those in need because of our size and Structure. Father Bob works with the Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy through-out the Greater Charleston Low Country assisting with First Responder situations that require a Chaplain to minister to people in Crisis because of Death situations and other needs.