News Releases

  • Catholic Charities provides free shoes to children in need through PAYLESS GIVES™ SHOES 4 KIDS Holiday Giving Program December 18, 2014 — (Wilmington, DE) — Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington is pleased to announce that they have been selected as an official partner of Payless GivesTM Shoes 4 Kids, an annual giving program from Payless ShoeSource, joining other charitable agencies representing all 50 states in the United States in distributing merchandise ...
  • 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 ...