Communications Department

Communications Department
Office of Public Relations Radio and Media

Secretary/Director: Robert G. Krebs
Mailing Address: 1925 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, DE  19806
Phone: 302/573-3116 Fax: 302/573-6836
Email: [email protected]


The Office of Communications for the Diocese of Wilmington is responsible for all internal and external communications. That is, communications of the Diocese to the general public via the media, and communications within Diocesan departments, parishes, etc.

Beginning in 2017, The Dialog (, the official newspaper of the Diocese of Wilmington, is included in the Office of Communications.

The Dialog, Catholic Press, Inc.

Publisher: Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, D.D.
Edit0r/General Manager: Joseph P. Owens
1925 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19806
302-539-3109 Fax: 302-573-6948
[email protected]
[email protected]

The Office of Communications is also responsible for the administration of this, the Diocese of Wilmington’s Web site (

The Office of Public Relations and Media produces a weekly radio program and distributes another.

Catholic Forum  is a half-hour program heard each Sunday morning at 10:05 on 101.7 FM and 1150 AM WDEL in Wilmington, Delaware and on It has been on WDEL since 1939, making Catholic Forum the longest-running non-liturgical Catholic radio program in the United States – maybe even the world. Catholic Forum is also heard every Sunday morning at 9:05 on 100.9 FM WAAI in Hurlock/Cambridge, Maryland. Catholic Forum features a brief reflection on and introduction of the Sunday Gospel, a proclamation of the Gospel by one of our Diocesan Deacons, a selection or two of inspirational music and an interview segment.

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Country Road is a program featuring the wit and wisdom of Fr. Joseph Breighner combined with popular country music. The Office of Communications distributes this show in the Diocese and it is currently heard each Sunday morning at 6:30 a.m. on WAAI-FM 100.9 and on Radio 1240 WCEM-AM on Sunday mornings at 8:30. These stations serve the Dorchester, Talbot and Caroline County areas of Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Comments and questions are most welcomed. Please feel free to contact us if we may be of any service to you.

The Office of Communications also serves as the official media/press contact of the Diocese of Wilmington. Members of the media are invited to contact the office with any questions or inquiries.

The following are several recent news releases generated by the Office of Communications:

Click here to hear selected interviews from recent Catholic Forum programs

View the current News Releases