News Releases

  • Catholic Charities conducts May diaper drive to honor mothers. May 5, 2015— (Wilmington, DE) — Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington wants to protect the bottom line – babies’ bottoms! They are hosting a diocese-wide diaper drive to benefit Catholic Charities Bayard House Diaper Bank. The diaper drive will continue throughout the month of May 2015. Donors can drop off diapers, hygiene items, ...
  • Bishop Malooly to Ordain Lance Martin to the Transitional Diaconate on June 7th. May 20, 2015 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, will ordain Mr. Lance S. Martin to the Order of Deacon on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Ann Church, Gilpin Avenue and Union Street in Wilmington, Delaware, it was announced recently. ...
  • $1 million in matching funds available to Catholic Charities from the Abessinio Family Foundation and its ‘St. Rocco Fund for Catholic Charities.’ April 20, 2015— (Wilmington, DE) — In gratitude for receiving the Msgr. Thomas Reese Award from Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington at its Annual Tribute Dinner April 15, and in recognition of the 185th Anniversary of Catholic Charities service to the Diocese of Wilmington, Rocco and Mary Abessinio gave a very special and ...
  • Rev. Oscar H. Frundt, Diocesan Priest and long-time Delaware State Police Chaplain, has died at the age of 87. Wilmington, Delaware — (April 15, 2015) —Rev. Oscar H. Frundt, priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wilmington since 1956 and long-time chaplain for the Delaware State Police died on April 13, 2015 at the age of 87, the diocese announced today. Born in 1927 in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Mr. Harold Frundt and Mrs. ...
  • Catholic Charities receives grant from Walmart Foundation March 13, 2015— (Wilmington, DE) — Catholic Charities, Inc. of the Diocese of Wilmington, is the recipient of a grant in the amount of $28,000 from the Walmart Foundation. This grant, provided through Catholic Charities USA, will enable Catholic Charities to expand its efforts throughout Delaware and the nine counties of the Eastern Shore of Maryland ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...