St. Edmond’s Academy
A personalized all-boys education focused on the whole student. Forming hearts and minds in the Holy Cross tradition.
Financial Aid and Scholarship opportunities available for the 2022-2023 school year.
WEATHER NOTE: Due to the rain, the Easter egg hunt is being postponed to next Saturday (April 16th) at 11:00am
Parish News
Friday Reflections with Msgr. Russell
Posted | May 13, 2022
A weekly check-in video with Msgr. Russell about the daily or Sunday scripture. Visit our YouTube Channel to watch all our videos and SUBSCRIBE.

Sunday Mass
Posted | May 15, 2022
Sunday Mass with Msgr. Russell is also posted to our YouTube channel. Visit our YouTube channel for a list of previously recorded masses.

Click HERE for this week’s Sunday mass at Facebook.

Upcoming Events
Job Posting | Social Ministry Director
Posted | May 14, 2022
With the retirement of Dorothy Medeiros, the Parish seeks a Director of Social Ministry to support Parish values and goals working flexible part-time hours (approx. 15 hrs /wk).
Responsibilities include: coordinating Social Ministry activities and volunteers; active participation in the decisions regarding support to Parish and local families; and interaction with other support services in the area. Requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proven ability to take charge in a compassionately caring way, experience coordinating multiple priorities and use of computers.
Contact: Business Manager, Rick Rebmann or (302) 764-0325 x-102

Second Sunday Breakfast
June 12 | 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.
$10.00 per Adult and Children 12+
$4.00 per child under 12.
For questions/reserve a table for 6 or more, please contact Nancy Cobb [302-598-8685 or].

Religious Education
FIRST COMMUNION CELEBRATIONS will be this coming Saturday, May 7th, at 10:30 am and on Sunday, May 8th, at the 11 am Liturgy
Rehearsal for SUNDAY’S CELEBRATION will be on Monday, May 2nd, at 6:30pm in Church. Enter the side door with the ramp.
Rehearsal for SATURDAY’S CELEBRATION will be on Wednesday, May 4th, at 6:00pm in Church. Enter the side door with the ramp.
I ask that all of St. Helena’s parishioners to please keep these First Communicants in your thoughts and prayers as they journey forward in their faith.

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