Parish News
St. Helena’s Bingo
Thursday Nights | 5:30PM Masci Hall
Join us for BINGO every Thursday evening In Masci Hall! Doors open at 5:30pm. Games begin at 7:00pm. Cookie Jar, Door Prizes, Food.
Upcoming Events
Parish Social Ministry Speaker
Tuesday, October 2 | 6:30PM
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we welcome Ajah Webb from Child Inc. to Masci Hall for tips to keep you and your loved ones safe from the cycle of abuse.
Blessing of the Animals
Saturday, October 6th
Join Monsignor Rusell on rectory driveway for this annual celebration in honor of St. Francis Assisi.
2nd Sunday Breakfast Buffet
October 14th | 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