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Diocesan Sacramental Registers

Identifier: A-01-2009.009

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of original rite of election and confirmation registers that were annually submitted to the bishop’s office by deaneries and parishes.  Materials were transferred to the archives annually until policy changes were instituted by Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone in 2009.  There are two series in this collection; Rite of Election and Confirmations.  Records in the Rite of Election series are organized alphabetically by deanery.  Records in the Confirmations series are organized chronologically and alphabetical by parish.  Individual folders have been placed in reverse chronological order since they are added to annually.  Materials include rite of election books from the Charleston and Greenville deaneries (2), 1986-1990; confirmation registers from various parishes in the diocese, 1986-2009; and correspondence regarding submittal to the bishop’s office.


  • Created: 1986-2009
  • Other: Majority of material found in 2000-2009
  • Other: Date acquired: 06/22/2009


Conditions Governing Access

Access is restricted; consult repository for details.

Conditions Governing Use

The Diocese of Charleston makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives. In providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, the Diocese of Charleston does not assume any responsibility for determining the nature of any rights, ownership or interest therein; nor for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use; nor for determining the nature of any liabilities (for defamation and invasion of privacy) that may arise from any publication or use. This rests entirely with the researcher.


1.70 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Rite of election and confirmation registers submitted to the bishop’s office by deaneries and parishes.

Arrangement Note

Series 1: Materials are arranged alphabetically. Series 2: Materials are arranged in reverse chronological order,  and alphabetically.

Method of Acquisition

Confrimation and Rite of Election records were submitted to the bishop's office and transferred to the archives annually until 2009.

Processing Information

Processed by Jennifer E. Neal.

Inventory of the Diocesan Sacramental Registers
Jennifer E. Neal
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Repository Details

Part of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston Archives Repository

114 Broad Street
Carriage House
Charleston SC 29401 US