News Releases

  • Bishop Malooly’s Holy Week & Easter schedule announced. March 20, 2015 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Diocese of Wilmington has announced the Most Rev. W. Francis Malooly’s schedule for Holy Week and Easter 2015. The services over which the bishop will preside are some of the most beautiful liturgies of the Catholic Church and include the Chrism Mass, Mass of the Lord’s Supper, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...