By which we are born into the new life in Christ.  Please call the office at 723-6066 to register.  All parents and godparents must attend one session of preparation for the sacrament of Baptism.  The time of the Baptisms will be scheduled at that time.


By which we are more perfectly bound to the church and enriched with a special strength of the Holy Spirit.   If you or someone you know is ready for confirmation preparation, please call St. Patrick office at 723-6066.  RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults), inquiry is for those adults interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith.   

The Holy Eucharist: 

The celebration in which the great act of love of Christ on the cross is re-enacted and by which Christ unites himself with the members of his body the Church.

Reconciliation or Penance:

By which sins after Baptism are forgiven. Confessions are heard on Saturdays, 5 to 5:30pm and on Sundays before 8am & 10am Mass; and also by appointments with the pastor.

Anointing of the sick:

By which a special grace is conferred during grave illness, before high risk medical procedures, and upon senior citizens who request..

Holy Orders:

By which the Privilege of serving in the name and in the person of Christ is conferred. Think you might be called? Want to explore the possibility of your vocation? Call the pastor or church office at 723-6066 or the Diocesan, Vocations office at  (800) 660- 4102. You may also email Info@charlestonvocations.com, or visit www.charlestonvocations.com


By which a man and a woman form with each other an intimate communion of life and love.  The couple must contact in person the pastor at least six months prior to the desired date of the wedding to initiate the marriage preparation process of if you have questions.  Baptisms and Confirmation certificates are needed.


St. Patrick
Saint Patrick
Our Patron Saint


Our Lady of Mercy
Sister Parish:
Our Lady of Mercy Church
77 America Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 723-7784)


The Vatican Diocese of Charleston Conference of Catholic BishopsNational Council of Catholic WomenKnights of Peter ClaverKnights of Columbus
134 St. Philip Street, Charleston, SC 29403 Phone: 843. 723.6066 Email: stpat@bellsouth.net