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- Special collection for the Middle East to be taken the weekend of September 6 & 7.
- Bishop Malooly to preside at graveside prayer service.
- Welcome back students, teacher, staff and families!
- Ten-thousand Catholic school students to head back to school
- Catechetical Sunday: September 21st
- Supporting Sustaining Hope for the Future will help our retired priests.
- You are invited to the Diocesan Marian Pilgrimage on September 27th
- Heading to the beach? Check out the Vacation Mass Guide.
- Register Now: Diocesan Women’s Conference to be held on November 1st
- Maryland Bishops issue statement on migration crisis.
Special collection for the Middle East to be taken the weekend of September 6 & 7.
Emergency Special Collection for the Middle East The bishops of the United States will express their solidarity with Christians and other minorities in the Middle East in the face of ongoing violence and persecution by taking up a special collection. Proceeds from the collection will support immediate humanitarian and pastoral needs, as well as the cost of long-term church reconstruction. Bishop Malooly has asked that parishes in Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore take up this special collection the weekend of […]
Welcome back students, teacher, staff and families!
Monday, August 25th is “back-to-school day” for most of the Diocese of Wilmington’s approximately 10,000 Catholic elementary and secondary school students and Catholic school teachers, administrators and staff. “We are looking forward to another exciting academic year,” said Dr. Lou DeAngelo, Superintendent of Schools for the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington. “For over 183 years, Catholic schools in Delaware have been nurturing the intellectual, spiritual, emotional and physical development of each child placed in our care. We are proud to continue […]
Catechetical Sunday: September 21st
This year, the Church will celebrate Catechetical Sunday on September 21, 2014, and will focus on the theme “Teaching About God’s Gift of Forgiveness.” Those whom the community has designated to serve as catechists will be called forth to be commissioned for their ministry.
Supporting Sustaining Hope for the Future will help our retired priests.
The Trust for the Welfare and Retirement of Priests will provide for our priests when they retire. Sustaining Hope for the Future has earmarked $3 million to strengthen that trust. The fund removes one of the pressures priests would otherwise worry about in addition to the running of their parishes and caring for the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of their parishioners. Read more in The Dialog.
You are invited to the Diocesan Marian Pilgrimage on September 27th
The Diocese of Wilmington will hold its annual Marian Pilgrimage at the Shrine of Our Lady Queen of Peace at Holy Spirit Church, 12 Winder Road, New Castle, Delaware. The event, held every year to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary, will take place on Saturday, September 27, 2014. All parishioners from parishes in the state of Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore are invited to attend. The pilgrimage activities will begin at 1:00 pm in the church. There will be Exposition of […]
Register Now: Diocesan Women’s Conference to be held on November 1st
Don’t miss the Diocese of Wilmington Women’s Conference Saturday, November 1, 2014 Conference Speaker: Johnnette Benkovic, President and Founder of Women of Grace© Johnnette Benkovic travels internationally as a popular conference speaker, published author, retreat director, and seminar presenter. She is the author of several books and developed the internationally recognized Women of Grace® Foundational Study Series which has transformed thousands of women worldwide through the healing love of Jesus Christ. Women of Grace® is a Catholic apostolate which began […]