St. William Catholic Church

~~~ Since 1895 ~~~

Special Announcement re: Masses during COVID-19

Weekly Sunday Masses have resumed at St. William.

Social distancing will be observed, and masks/face coverings are required.  There is currently a limit of 25 people inside the church, and any overflow attendees will be seated in the social hall.  Seating inside the church will be on every other pew (no exceptions).


Dispensation from attending Mass will continue to be granted to those over the age of 65, those with respiratory/pulmonary concerns, those who are ill, and those who are uncomfortable attending Mass in these conditions.


Masses are being live-streamed from various parishes, 

and a list is provided on the Diocese website:

https://charlestondiocese.org/covid-19-response/online-resources-masses/ 

Welcome to St. William's Catholic Church
1199 Ridge Spring Hwy, Ward SC  29166


Reverend Arokia Raj Mahimai Doss - Administrator


Reverend Emeka Emmanuel Ekwelum - Parochial Vicar


Reverend Jose Rodolfo Lache Avila - Hispanic Ministry



Fr. Raj & Fr. Emmanuel: 803-637-6248 (Edgefield Office)

1199 Ridge Spring Hwy, Ward, SC 29166

Parish Membership

Active membership in St. William’s parish is determined by three things:

  • Being registered in the parish for a sufficient period of time
  • Faithful attendance at Mass on Sundays and Holy Days
  • Use of the envelope system in the support of the parish

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