Parish News
BINGO Cancelled Tonight
Thursday, Nov. 15
Due to inclement weather, St. Helena’s BINGO (at Masci Hall) is being cancelled for this evening.
Hope to see you next week!
Upcoming Events
Thanksgiving Food Drive
Nov. 10 & 11 | After All Masses
St. Helena’s Church will conduct a Thanksgiving food drive for the needy families in our parish and community. This is made possible through the tremendous generosity of our parishioners and CCD school children.
The food will be collected after the masses on Nov 10th and 11th in the church vestibule.
2nd Sunday Breakfast Buffet
November 11th | 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
Community Thanksgiving Prayer Service
Nov. 20 | 7:00AM – 8:00PM | Presbyterian Church of the Covenant
Multi-denominational prayer service with: Bellefonte Community Center, Calvary Episcopal Church, Concord Presbyterian Church, Edgemoor Resource House, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, St. Helena’s Catholic Church, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, Trinity Episcopal Parish
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