Parish News
Friday Reflections with Msgr. Russell
Posted | Jan. 15, 2021
A weekly check-in video with Msgr. Russell about the daily or Sunday scripture.
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Sunday Mass
Posted | Jan. 17, 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
Christmas Mass Schedule
Christmas Eve
5:00PM, 7:30PM, 12:00AM (Midnight)
Christmas Day
7:00AM, 9:00AM, 11:00AM

Christmas Mass Information
Due to COVID restrictions, St. Helena’s church is restricted to 40% capacity. To ensure that everyone who wants to attend the 5PM Christmas Eve mass, can attend, we are making tickets available for that mass.
If you wish to attend the 5PM Christmas Eve Mass, please call the Rectory or go to the rear of church to pick up tickets. 
To avoid a crowd, we recommend attendance at the midnight Christmas Eve mass or one of the morning masses on Christmas day.

Christmas Mass Live-Streaming
St. Helena’s is planning to live stream the 5:00PM and midnight (12:00AM) masses via Facebook.

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