News Releases

  • “Blue Mass” to honor public safety personnel and U.S. Armed Forces slated for May 2nd. April 14, 2014 — (Wilmington, DE) — A “Blue Mass” for those in law enforcement, fire fighters, emergency medical technicians, all who work in the area of public safety and members of the United States Armed Forces and their families, will be held on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the ...
  • 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 ...
  • New bereavement support series to be held in Ocean City. April 4, 2014 — (Ocean City, MD) — St. Mary Star of the Sea/Holy Savior Church in conjunction with the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington’s Office for Marriage and Family Life will offer a new eight-week regional bereavement support series, titled Seasons of Hope, beginning on May 1, 2014 at the Father Connell Parish Center at ...
  • Diocesan Healing Mass to be held May 2nd April 2, 2014 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington’s quarterly Healing Mass will be held on Friday, May 2, 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 ...
  • Bishop Malooly to preside at a Mass in celebration of the canonization of John XXII and John Paul II. March 25, 2014 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Most Rev. W. Francis Malooly, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, will preside at a special Mass in celebration of the canonization of Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Hedwig Church, 408 S. Harrison ...
  • Catholic Forum celebrates 75 years on WDEL Radio. March 21, 2014 — (Wilmington, DE) — Catholic Forum, the Catholic radio program that airs on Sundays on AM1150 WDEL in Wilmington, will celebrate its diamond anniversary this in April.  The program’s 75 year-run makes it the longest running Catholic radio program in the United States.   Catholic Forum began as Catholic Forum of the Air on ...
  • 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 ...