Parish News
Anointing of the Sick
Saturday, Oct 20 & Sunday, Oct 21 | All Masses
Seniors and seriously ill can receive the Sacrament during Mass. Please call the Rectory to reserve seats in the front pews.
Rectory | (302) 764-0325
Upcoming Events
LYRA – Russian Vocal Concert
Thursday, Oct. 18 | 7:00PM
Come hear inspiring and beautiful music from the Russian Orthodox Church and folk tradition (free, but goodwill donations accepted).
Trunk or Treat
Sunday, October 28 | 6:00PM
Children through sixth grade are invited to join our Youth Group for games inside Masci hall, then parade out to their parent’s trunks for tricks and treats! Free games and costume contest. The best decorated trunk will win 2 free adult breakfasts for the 2nd Sunday buffet!
RSVP to Ms. Hummy by 1/24/2018 at 762-4280 or hpennell@sainthelenas.org.
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 Natiesmom@me.com.
Parish Ministries

CHRISTIAN FORMATION
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.
CONTACT INFO
Hummy Pennell | (302) 762-4280

SOCIAL
MINISTRY
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.
CONTACT INFO
Dorothy Medeiros | 764-0325, ext. 104

PARISH
LIFE
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.
CONTACT INFO
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