Parish News
Ash Wednesday | Mass Times
Wed, Feb. 26 | Parish Church
Join us as we begin Lent with Masses and the distribution of ashes at 7AM, 9AM, 12 noon, and 7:30PM.
Upcoming Events
Lenten Fish Fry
Friday Nights During Lent | 5:00 – 7:00PM | Masci Hall
Join the Knights of Columbus for their Lenten Fish Fry!
Dinner is served from 5-7PM in Masci Hall. There are a variety of meatless options including fried or baked fish, fried shrimp, crab cakes and weekly specials. A children’s meal is also available.
In keeping with the spirit of Lent, proceeds benefit our Social Ministry’s food pantry, and Holy Rosary parish, to help those in need. Please support these dinners and the charitable works of the Knights of Columbus.

Thursday Evenings | Masci Hall
Doors Open at 5:30 PM
Games Begin at 7:00 PM
Cookie Jar, Door Prizes, Food!

2nd Sunday Breakfast Buffet
Sun, March 8 | 9:00am – 12:45pm
Leave the cooking to our Breakfast Crew for an all you care to eat Buffet on the 2nd Sunday of the month (except July). Each month we cook up a full buffet of breakfast faire, add a special dish or two and serve it up in a warm and festive atmosphere.
For questions/reserve a table for 6 or more, please contact Nancy Cobb at 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