News Releases

  • Diocesan Healing Mass to be held on Aug. 1st. July 1, 2014 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington’s quarterly Healing Mass will be held on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 7200 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, Delaware. Rev. Charles C. Dillingham, Pastor of St. Mary of the Assumption will be preside and give the ...
  • Fr. James Nash to become new pastor of Ss. Peter and Paul Parish in Easton. May 30, 2014 — (Wilmington, Delaware) — The Most Rev. W. Francis Malooly, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, has named Rev. James Nash as the new pastor of Ss. Peter and Paul Parish in Easton, Maryland and its mission churches, St. Joseph Church in Cordova, Maryland and St. Michaels Church in St. Michael’s ...
  • Fr. LaBarge appointed Pastor of St. Francis de Sales Parish in Salisbury May 30, 2014 — (Wilmington, Delaware) — Rev. Christopher LaBarge, Associate Pastor of St. Francis de Sales Parish in Salisbury, Maryland and its mission church, Holy Redeemer in Delmar, Maryland, has been appointed by the Most Rev. W. Francis Malooly, Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington, as the Pastor of St. Francis de Sales/Holy Redeemer, ...
  • Deer feasting on flowers, plants at cemetery. April 7, 2014 — (Wilmington, Delaware) — All Saints Cemetery, located at 6001 Kirkwood Highway between Wilmington and Newark, Delaware, is being inundated with deer that are foraging the cemetery and eating flowers, potted plants and shrubs. “We are currently experiencing an overpopulation of White-tailed Deer in our area that move into the cemetery at dusk ...
  • Catholic Diocese of Wilmington announces major fundraising effort. March 1, 2013 — (Wilmington, DE) — In the next few weeks, the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington will begin a three-year capital campaign to raise funds for pensions, diocesan ministries and current and future parish needs, it was announced today.   The campaign, titled “Sustaining Hope for the Future,” is a result of the needs created by ...
  • Bishop Malooly issues letter on “alarming and serious” HHS ruling January 27, 2012 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Most Rev. W. Francis Malooly, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, has issued the following letter to the people of Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore regarding the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recent rule forcing nearly all private health plans to include ...
  • Audit finds Diocese of Wilmington in compliance with Charter. Independent audit once again shows Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People being followed in Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore November 28, 2012 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington has, once again, been found to be in complete compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, the comprehensive action plan adopted ...