News Releases

  • Join Catholic Charities in the fight against hunger and homelessness November 7, 2014 – – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington and its Sussex County homeless shelter, Casa San Francisco, want to inform the community about the growing number of homeless and hungry in our communities during National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week, November 15 through 23, 2014. Catholic Charities Casa San Francisco ...
  • Fr. Richard Smith, Ocean City’s St. Luke/St. Andrew Pastor, has died. October 30, 2014 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Reverend Richard Smith, Pastor of St. Luke/St. Andrew Parish in Ocean City, Maryland passed away on the evening of October 29, 2014. He was 67 years old. The youngest of seven children, Fr. Smith was born on April 28, 1947 in Trenton, New Jersey. He served in the ...
  • Diocesan Healing Mass to be held on Nov. 7th October 10, 2014 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington’s quarterly Healing Mass will be held on Friday, November 7, 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 ...
  • 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 ...