News Releases

  • Bishop to celebrate 13th Annual Mass of Remembrance at Gate of Heaven in Dagsboro August 31, 2015 — (Dagsboro, DE) — The Most Rev. W. Francis Malooly, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, will preside at the thirteenth annual Mass of Remembrance at Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery located at 32112 Vines Creek Road in Dagsboro, Delaware beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2015. Those who ...
  • Delaware and Maryland Eastern Shore Catholic churches to hold diocese-wide prayer service for Pope Francis on Sept. 21st September 21st Holy Hour slated on eve of Pope’s arrival in United States August 24, 2015 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, has asked that parishes in the diocese hold a Holy Hour prayer service to spiritually prepare for Pope Francis’ visit. The Holy Hour ...
  • Ten-thousand Catholic school students to head back to school August 20, 2015 — (Wilmington, DE) — Tuesday, August 25 is “back-to-school day” for most of the Diocese of Wilmington’s approximately 10,000 Catholic elementary and secondary school students. “This is an exciting year in Catholic schools as we welcome Pope Francis t the United States, celebrate the 185th anniversary of Catholic education in the Diocese of ...
  • 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 ...