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- Bishop Malooly issues statement on William Cardinal Keeler’s passing.
- Learn about the plight of Syrian refugees on the April 2nd edition of Catholic Forum
- Sainthood cause for Eastern Shore native, Fr. Paul Wattson, sent to Rome.
- Love Without Measure is the theme of this year’s Youth Pilgrimage!
- Catholic youth to carry cross through Wilmington streets.
- Catholic Charities supports National Child & Adult Care Food Program Week
- It is the season of Lent
- St. Anthony’s Via Crucis takes place every Friday in Lent
- Bishop Malooly’s Statement on recent anti-Semitic activities.
- Driver’s Education and School Nurse Funding in Jeopardy! E-mail your Delaware legislators today!
Love Without Measure is the theme of this year’s Youth Pilgrimage!
1,000 Catholic youth will join Bishop Francis Malooly and carry a 10 by 6 foot wooden cross over three miles through the streets of Wilmington on the day before Palm Sunday, Saturday, April 8, 2017, as part of the eighth annual Diocese of Wilmington’s youth pilgrimage. Sponsored by the Office of Catholic Youth and Young Adult Ministry of the Diocese of Wilmington, the event features prayer, the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession), Stations of the Cross, Eucharistic Adoration, and Mass during […]
It is the season of Lent
In a particular way during Lent, we are asked to devote ourselves to the spiritual and corporal works of mercy that “remind us that faith finds expression in concrete everyday actions meant to help our neighbors in body and spirit.” St. Anthony’s Via Crucis to be held every Friday in Lent. Click here. Click here for 25 Great Things You Can Do for Lent, Besides giving up chocolate, from Busted Halo. Click here for a Lenten Calendar from AmericanCatholic.org Click here for Lenten […]
Driver’s Education and School Nurse Funding in Jeopardy! E-mail your Delaware legislators today!
The General Assembly’s Joint Finance Committee is grappling with a substantial budget shortfall. At times like these, budget-writing legislators turn their attention toward cutting funding to even the most essential programs. We need your help to ensure that driver’s education funding and the State subsidy for school nurses in our schools remains intact!
International Pilgrim Virgin Statue to visit April 1 – 4
The historic, world-famous, International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be visiting four parishes in the Diocese of Wilmington as part of the Fatima Centennial U.S. Tour for Peace, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, it was announced recently. The statue, traveling worldwide since 1947, is on an historic two-year journey across America, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions at Fatima, visiting more than 100 dioceses in 50 states. The statue […]
Help our community: Stock the Pantry!
Catholic Charities again asks all its communities to “Stock the Pantry” by contributing nonperishable food goods in order for the agency to meet the continued high demand for food assistance. The food drive will continue through the month of March 2017. Catholic Charities is expanding its current food assistance program to its Thrift Center in northeast Wilmington, so the agency is looking to the public to help stock this new location. This neighborhood has limited access to large retail grocery […]
Diocese of Wilmington announces plans for year-long sesquicentennial celebration.
Diocese of Wilmington announces plans for year-long sesquicentennial celebration 150thanniversary year to run from March 3, 2018 to March 3, 2019 March 2, 2017 – (Wilmington, Delaware) — The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington has announced plans to celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding with a year-long celebration that will include special Masses and prayer services, pilgrimages, a keepsake-publication, a traveling exhibit, and a Eucharistic Congress. The Diocese of Wilmington was established on March 3, 1868 by Blessed Pope Pius […]
Catholic Charities to honor Pete & Susan Booker on April 5
Pete and Susan Booker of the SmartDrive Foundation will receive the Msgr. Thomas J. Reese Award at Catholic Charities Annual Tribute Dinner on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Bishop Malooly will present the award at the dinner to be held at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. The Award, created in 1989 in memory of Msgr. Thomas J. Reese, community activist and longtime director of Catholic Social Services, the forerunner of Catholic Charities, recognizes exemplary individuals who have demonstrated a deep […]