Parish News
Friday Reflections with Msgr. Russell
Posted | Nov. 26, 2020
A weekly check-in video with Msgr. Russell about the daily or Sunday scripture.
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Sunday Mass
Posted | Nov. 29, 2020
Sunday Mass with Msgr. Russell is also posted to our YouTube channel. Visit our YouTube channel for a list of previously recorded masses.

Upcoming Events
Bingo & Religious Ed Updates
Because of the uptick in COVID infections in Delaware, BINGO is being suspended effective immediately out of a concern for our players and volunteers. Please keep an eye on the parish website for news on when we might be able to reopen.
Religious Education
The Monday night (11/23) Thanksgiving Prayer Service is cancelled. Going forward, all children are to home schooled until restrictions by the State are relaxed. Ms. Hummy will be sending additional information to the religious education parents via email.
Note: The First Reconciliation meeting is still scheduled for 11/22 in Masci Hall.

Win A Lenovo Smart Tablet
Please support the Knights of Columbus Christopher Council charitable works by entering to win a Lenovo Smart Tab P10 10.1″ Tablet with Amazon Alexa, retail value $275.
Drawing will be held, Thursday, November 19, 2020, just in time for Christmas. Visit to purchase your entries; cash, checks and credit cards accepted. Or, mail a check to Knights of Columbus #3182, 135 Princeton Ave, Claymont, DE 19703 — 1 entry $2, 3/$5, 10/$10, 25/$20.

Coats For Kids
Christopher Council will be handing out warm winter coats to children of struggling families on Sunday, November 22nd at 11:00 in Holy Rosary’s Church Hall.
Multiple sizes are available from toddler to teen. The event will be practicing social distancing standards, please wear a mask.
Any questions please contact, 302-543-3076 or Neal Potts, 302-632-8436.

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