Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
7031 Waxhaw Highway
Lancaster, SC 29720
Phone: 803-283-4969
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Our Lady of Grace adheres to Child Safety standards as set forth by the Diocese of Charleston.   Please understand that if you are not directly involved with our Faith Formation program, you are not permitted to enter the building until class is over and all children have been dismissed.   

If you any questions, please feel free to contact, Mary Costantino via email OLOGFF@hotmail.com, Safety Director for Our Lady of Grace.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 
St. Anne School News

Is St. Anne High School right for you?

An informational meeting is planned for Tuesday, October 28, at 6:30 pm at St. Anne School.
Students in 7th and 8th grade (and parents of these students) are invited to attend.

Come and hear about our inaugural class! Come and be a art of this story!
Questions? info@stanneschool.com ​



ATTENTION:  Saturday Mass Attendees

The Lancaster Sheriff's department has asked those exiting onto 521 NOT to use the throughway as a turnaround.   Please go to the light  at Collins Road and make a U-turn as this will be a safer route and will not block traffic traveling north on 521.  Thank you for your consideration.
First Reading
Exodus 22:20-26
The Lord teaches that compassion ought to be shown to the alien and to the poor.

Responsorial Psalm
Psalm 18:2-4,47,51
The Lord is our strength.

Second Reading
1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10
Paul tells the Thessalonians that their conversion to the Lord has been an example to all believers.

Gospel Reading
Matthew 22:34-40
The Pharisees continue to test Jesus with a question about the greatest commandment.

     This week's Gospel follows close behind the Gospel read last Sunday. It is the last of three questions put to Jesus by Jewish religious leaders who are trying to trick him into saying something that might get him arrested. This reminds us that the context for today's reading is the mounting tension between Jesus and the religious leaders in Jerusalem.

     The Herodians and the Pharisees asked the first question, which was about taxes. The Sadducees asked the second question, which was about the Resurrection (see Matthew 22:22-33). The third question, considered in today's Gospel, is asked by a Pharisee who asks Jesus about the greatest of the commandments.

   The question requires Jesus to interpret the Law of Moses. The Mosaic Law consists of the Ten Commandments and many additional rules, numbering over six hundred. Adherence to the Mosaic Law, for a devout Jew, is an expression of faithfulness to God's covenant with Israel. The ranking of the Commandments was regularly debated among the teachers of the Law.

    Jesus answers the Pharisees' question with a two-fold summary. Jesus says that all of the commandments can be summarized in two commandments: love God and love your neighbor. Both of these were central elements of the religious tradition Jesus learned from his Jewish community. Indeed these continue to be central aspects of contemporary Jewish religious understanding. Jesus' response to his questioners proposed an integral connection between these two aspects of the Jewish Law. Love of God finds its expression in our love for our neighbor.    


October 25   Pot Luck Supper
October  28  6-7pm Trick or Trunk


Worldwide Marriage Encounter


                           “For God did not send his Son into the   world to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him".  

Let Christ into your marriage so it can be a greater marriage. Let God be the strength of your marriage by attending the next Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend on 

Feb. 27-Mar. 1st, 2015 in Myrtle Beach.  

Please apply early. For more information, go to scmarriagematters.org or call 803-810-9602803-810-9602.
October 26, 2014 
Our Lady of Grace 
October 
Pot Luck Supper

see bulletin for details
October 12, 2014 
October 19, 2014