Twenty high school men joined Bishop Malooly at St. Mary’s Seminary and University for the Diocese’s 17th Pass the Word program. They spent the day with priests and seminarians of the Diocese in prayer and reflection about the gift of a vocation to the priesthood. To read about the day, see The Dialog’s report.



CAS logoCome and Seek:  Recently featured in The Dialog, this is a monthly gathering for men interested learning more about the priesthood. Meet others who are considering answering the call and chat with Diocesan priests about their vocations.

Upcoming meetings: Wednesday, May 7 & Wednesday, May 28.

All meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. in the Vianney House at St. John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Rd., Wilmington.

Join Bishop Malooly on Wednesday, June 25 for a special Come and Seek. He will celebrate Mass and then join us for a BBQ beginning at 5:30 p.m.

For more information call Father Christopher Coffiey at  (302) 239-7100, x24.



Bishop Malooly recently expanded the Diocese’s Vocations office by creating a team of priests to promote vocations, recruit potential seminarians, and aid in their discernment. For more information, read The Dialog’s report.

The Dialog/Mike Lang

The Dialog/Mike Lang

Vocations Office Staff

Father David Kelley
Director of Seminarians and the Office of Priestly and Religious Vocations

Father Charles Dillingham
Associate Director for College and Post-College Vocations

Father Joseph McQuaide
Associate Director for High School Vocations

Father Jay McKee
Associate Director for Grade School Programming and General Vocations Awareness

Contact us at [email protected]


To visit the Diocese of Wilmington’s Vocations page, click here.