A Place Like No Other

Aiken, located in the Lower Savannah region of South Carolina, bills itself as "a place like no other." They deserve the mantra! [Our cover picture is "The Willcox"] HORSES FOR SURE ... Those who are familiar with Aiken already know that it's horse country. Although Kentucky is renown for horses, Aiken is right up there …

Chillin’ In Charleston

THE STORY ... We learned about this "Secret Place" from Sr. Margaret Kerry at the Pauline Books and Media Center in Charleston. Sr. Margaret knows her gelato, and she really recommends Paolo's Gelato and Gourmet! Paolo's is located at 41 John Street in the Holy City (not Rome, but Charleston SC). That's just off King …

Banking On A Memorable Stay

One of the new "Secret Places" for Catholic Roads is our recent discovery of The O'Neil Hotel in Kinston NC. We actually found this special hotel by accident while walking around town, waiting for our reservation time at the Chef and The Farmer restaurant. ABOUT THE ONEIL ... "The O'Neil" makes a visit to Kinston …

St. Mary’s Charleston

ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH ... located on Hassell Street in Charleston, is the first Roman Catholic parish in the Carolinas and Georgia. The property was purchased by the Catholic Church in 1789 and is still an active parish today. This sketch will be available soon on a 4x6 postcard. The postcards will be distributed in …

A Heavenly Perspective

It really is hard to see what happens behind those old panes of glass sometimes. We're talking about the many, nondescript windows overlooking the quaint streets of America's most historic cities. The corner window in the upper room at the rear of the Pauline Bookstore in Charleston SC has just such a window. And behind that …