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.
PLEASE NOTE: BINGO has been cancelled for tonight because of covid. So sorry for the late notice. Hopefully we will see everyone back next Thursday!
Parish News
Friday Reflections with Msgr. Russell
Posted | Jan. 27, 2023
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
Recorded | Jan. 29, 2023
Sunday Mass with Msgr. Russell is also posted to our YouTube channel. Visit our YouTube channel for a list of previously recorded masses.

Pipe Dreams at St. Helena | Episode 1

Upcoming Events
Parish Secretary Needed!
Posted: Jan. 12, 2023
St. Helena’s Church seeks a Parish Secretary who will support its pastoral and spiritual mission. Requires strong people skills, detail oriented, and substantial recent experience with computers (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
For more information about the position, see our Job Postings page.
Contact: or 302-764-0325 x-102 (Rick).

Religious Education Reminder
Religious Education classes ARE SCHEDULED for the evening of Monday, January 30th.

Second Sunday Breakfast
Feb. 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.
$12.00 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].

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