Parish News
Church Closed Monday Because of Weather
There will be NO 9:00 AM DAILY MASS on Monday 1/21 due to the freezing temperatures and potential for DANGEROUSLY ICY CONDITIONS. In addition, the YOUNG AT HEART club WILL NOT BE MEETING Monday night.
Religious Education classes were already scheduled to be off along with the Brandywine School District in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Classes will resume on Monday 1/28
Upcoming Events
Annual Election of Lay Trustees
January 6th | Church
The annual election of Lay Trustees will occur after the 9:00am Mass in the Church. This election is required by the laws of the State of Delaware. All adult members of the parish are eligible to participate.
Welcome back to the New Year!
Religious Education
January 7th | 6:30PM | Parish School
A friendly reminder that religious education class will resume the first Monday in January.
2nd Sunday Breakfast Buffet
January 13th | 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