News Releases

  • All Saints Cemetery to host Stations of the Cross on March 6th and 20th. February 26, 2015 — (Wilmington, Delaware) — All Saints Cemetery, located at 6001 Kirkwood Highway, will host the Stations of the Cross at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6 and Friday, March 20, 2015, it was announced recently. The service will take place in the Chapel of the Risen Christ on the All Saints grounds. ...
  • Catholic Charities conducts February food drive February 4, 2015— (Wilmington, DE) — Catholic Charities, Inc. of the Diocese of Wilmington, 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 emergency food distributions. The food drive will continue throughout the month of February 2015.  Donors can ...
  • Catholic Charities to honor Rocco and Mary Abessinio at Annual Tribute Dinner in April January 26, 2015 — (Wilmington, DE) — Rocco Abessinio, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Applied Bank and Roch Capital, Inc., and his wife Mary, Chief Executive Officer of the Abessinio Family Foundation, will receive the Msgr. Thomas J. Reese Award at Catholic Charities Annual Tribute Dinner on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The Most Reverend W. ...
  • Fr. Mark Connelly, part-time Associate Pastor at St. Jude the Apostle has died. Rev. Mark J. Connelly, Ph.D., a Catholic priest who was serving as part-time Associate Pastor of St. Jude the Apostle Church in Lewes, DE since 2008, died suddenly on Monday, December 1, 2014 at the age of 63. Father Connelly was born on October 17, 1951 in Darby, PA, son of Marie Teresa (Cummings) Connelly and ...
  • 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 24, 2014 — (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 ...
  • 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 ...