Religious Education Classes Have Been Canceled for This Evening (Feb. 22, 2021)!
Upcoming Events
Msgr. Stanley Russell Announces Retirement
After serving our parish community with dedication for over two decades, Monsignor Russell has announced his well-earned retirement, effective June 26th. We’re incredibly grateful for his leadership and will miss him dearly.
Taking the helm as Administrator is Father Chris Hanley. Ordained for fifteen years, Father Hanley comes to us from Newark.
Please join us in thanking Monsignor Russell for his years of service and welcoming Father Hanley!

Physician Assisted Suicide Bill
A bill permitting Physician Assisted Suicide
has passed in the Delaware House of Representatives and is now before the State Senate.
Tell your senator to VOTE NO to HB140! See this flyer for more information!

Second Sunday Breakfast
July 14 | 8:00AM – 1:00PM | Masci Hall
Leave the cooking to our Breakfast Crew for an all you care eat Buffet on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Join us for an after the holidays breakfast and leave the cooking to us.
$12.00 per Adult and Children 12+
$5.00 per child under 12.
For questions/reserve a table for 6 or more, please contact Nancy Cobb [302-598-8685 or].

Parish Ministries

Our Parish Religious Education Program encompasses all parishioners from the “Cradle to the Grave”. We offer spiritual enrichment through Monday night classes for children who attend public schools, early childhood thru Children’s Liturgy of the Word, Sacramental Prep, Youth Group and Adult Formation Classes.
Hummy Pennell | (302) 762-4280

Parish Social Ministry (PSM) is an outreach organization dedicated to developing lay leadership and a spirituality based on the Social Justice teachings of the Church that initiates action on social issues affecting the parish, community, nation, and the world.
Carol Ann Plunkett | 764-0325, ext. 104

The Parish Life Committee exists to promote Christian identity and spirituality for our parishioners, families and the local community. The committee’s concern includes all age groups and their varied needs.
John Macconi | (302) 764-0325 (Leave message)

Our Pastor
Msgr. Stanley Russell
Reverend Monsignor Stanley J. Russell, VF, was born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended St. John’s University in Brooklyn and Jamaica, New York and studied for the priesthood at St. John’s Seminary in Collegeville, Minnesota and Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1961.
He has been pastor at St. Helena’s Parish in Wilmington since 1994.
Need a Priest?
To contact Msgr. Russell, please call the rectory: (302) 764 – 0325, Ext. 108