Parish News
Thank You, Fr. Kevin!
Fr. Kevin Nadolski’s last mass at St. Helena’s will be on June 17th at 11:00am. Father will be transferred to DeSales University.
Everyone is invited to a farewell luncheon immediately after Mass. Please add your name to a sign-up sheet if you plan to attend. Sign-up sheets are located at each church exit.
Upcoming Events
Bishop Robert Barron Video Series
June 4, 11, 18 | 6:30PM
Paul Soper will be showing Bishop Barron’s video, “3 Paths to Holiness” in the upstairs Religious Education Office, at 6:30pm on the following Monday nights: June 4, June 11 and June 18.
Do not miss this wonderful opportunity to hear Bishop Barron’s message.
Vacation Bible School
July 22 – 26 | 5:15PM – 8:30PM
Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus is this year’s Community Vacation Bible School theme. Bible school will be held July 22-26 at Presbyterian Church of the Covenant from 5:15 PM- 8:30 PM. Many adults are needed to serve as station leaders, station helpers and crew leaders.
Contact Ms. Hummy for more information | (302) 762-4280
2nd Sunday Breakfast Buffet
June 10 | 8:00AM – 12:45PM
Leave the cooking to our Breakfast Crew for our breakfast buffet on the 2nd Sunday of the month. We strongly encourage everyone who wishes to come to reserve a table.
For questions/reserve a table, 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.
Dorothy Medeiros | 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.
Sue Garrett | (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