Religious Education Classes Have Been Canceled for This Evening (Feb. 22, 2021)!
Parish News

Friday Reflections with Msgr. Russell
Posted | Oct. 15, 2021
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
Posted | Oct. 17, 2021
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
Children’s Liturgy of the Word
Every Sunday | 11:00AM | Mass
All children 3 yrs and above are invited to come up after the Opening Prayer where we are blessed and go back to the Sacristy where we break out the readings and Gospel so children understand. If you have children that attend the 9am Mass and might be interested in children’s Liturgy of the Word, please email Ms Hummy at

Religious Education News
Mon, Sept. 27th | 6:30PM | Masci Hall
Religious Education Classes for students in FIRST thru EIGHTH grade begin Monday from 6:30pm – 7:30pm. Please have children brought in thru Masci Hall. MASKS are required of students and teachers. Children may bring their own water bottles.

Trunk or Treat
Sunday, October 24 | 6:30PM | School Parking Lot
All children thru 6th Grade are invited to come dressed in costumes. Prizes given for “best” decorated TRUNK, most Original costume,
Scariest costume and Prettiest costume.
Because of Covid Restrictions, this will be an outside event unless it rains and then we will move inside Masci Hall. Please wear a mask to be safe!
Ms Hummy is “BEGGING” for candy to help us fill bags for the kids. Thanking you ALL in advance for your kindness in supporting Youth Group! Candy can be left on the Rectory Porch for Ms Hummy!

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