General Parish Information

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* Parish Structure and Administration

* History of the Parish

* Mission Statement

Announcements

Father Jim Kirk and Father John Solomon to be guests on the June 6th Catholic Forum

Tune in on Saturday, June 6 at 11:00 a.m. on Relevant Radio 640. After the program airs,
you can listen to it at cdow.org/catholicforum or on your favorite podcast platform.

Pastor's Letter on Church Reopening
Dear Members & Friends of our Faith Community:

On Wednesday, May 20th, the Bishop announced the Guidelines for the Diocese of Wilmington to
proceed with the opening of the churches in conforming to the rules of two states, Delaware and
Maryland, whose counties make up the Diocese.

Please click on the link to read the Pastor's letter on the reopening of our Church.

Special collection to benefit the Diocesan Priests' Retirement Fund - May 30 & 31
The Diocese of Wilmington will conduct a special collection to benefit the Diocesan Priests'
Retirement Fund the weekend of May 30 & 31. Parishioners are asked to support this
important collection at the parish level. Thank you for supporting this special collection.

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis and the required suspension of Mass,
the scheduled Commitment Weekend in-pew solicitation process will not be conducted.

You may contribute via the CDOW Annual Appeal website or
by calling the diocesan development office at (302) 573-3120.

Resumption of public Masses in Delaware
The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington has announced that its 56 parishes in Delaware and
on the Eastern Shore of Maryland may once again be open to worshipers in the near future
now that the governors of both states have issued safety guidelines for communities of worship.

Please click on the image to view the message from Bishop Malooly regarding the resumption of public Masses.


More details about the announcement is also available on the CDOW website.

Peter's Pence collection date has changed to October 4
The Holy See has announced that this year's Peter's Pence collection date has changed
from June 29 to October 4 in light of the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency.

Placement of Veterans flag - June 2020

Once covid-19 restrictions are lifted, volunteers from The Knights of Columbus, in conjunction with
the Cub Scout Pack 959 at Grace Lutheran Church under the direction of Matt VanHorn,
will be placing flags on the grave(s) of veterans located in our cemeteries during the month of June,
in order to protect our Cubs & Knights.

Flag donations are courtesy of the Knights of Columbus, and a private donation by Anne Wattman,
a long-time parishioner. We thank you for your service to our faith community.

2020 Annual Catholic Appeal - Seeing Christ in the Faces of Others
In today's Gospel, Jesus says to His disciples,"If you love me, you will keep my commandments".
Scripture teaches us that serving Christ is a fundamental part of our Catholic faith and that
serving the Lord means serving others. When we give of ourselves on behalf of others,
the Holy Spirit works through us and Jesus is served.

In these continuing difficult times, it becomes clearer that our role as Church is more critical
than ever in helping those in need. Bearing witness to poverty, illness and injustice and responding
in the spirit of Christ are the hallmarks of the many ministries supported by the Annual Catholic Appeal.

For those of you who have given to this year's Appeal, thank you for your generosity.
For those who have not, please prayerfully consider supporting this important effort.

To learn more about the Annual Catholic Appeal, visit www.cdow.org/annualcatholicappeal
Click on this link to view a brief video of a moving testimony from recipients of
featured Appeal supported ministries.

Request for Mass Cards
Requests for Mass Cards may be submitted by contacting Francine
at 302-658-7017 or by email to f.harkins@verizon.net

Let Us Pray For You:
Msgr. Rebman & Fr. Evers continue to privately fulfill all scheduled mass intentions.
Submission of prayer requests may be sent to the Silent Prayer Community,
Cindi Clare at free2day2002@yahoo.com

"I thank my God for you every time I think of you; and
every time I pray for you all, I pray with joy."
Philippians 1:3-4 (GNT)


Letter to Members of our Faith Community
Click on this link to read a letter to the Members of our Faith Community.

Parish update during Covid-19 -
Our offices are not accepting any "face-to-face" business under the current circumstances
in which we find ourselves as a nation and as a church. All meetings, events, gatherings, devotions,
confessions, and parish weekday and weekend Masses have been cancelled by order of the Bishop.

If you need to be in contact with the Parish Office or Parish Priests for any reason,
please call us at 302-658-7017. We encourage you to remain in contact with us.

Please pray through the intercession of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary under the title of
Our Lady of Wilmington that we may be protected and that this crisis will come to a swift conclusion.


Avoid Phishing Scams -
In a number of parishes, some parishioners have received emails saying they need to buy gift cards to help their pastor.
DO NOT BE TAKEN BY THIS SCAM! Click on this link for tips on how to avoid being victimized by these scams.

Parish Online Registration

To register in our Parish, please click on this link.

Thank you for your parish registration and welcome to our Church and faith community.


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