Parish News
Christmas Schedule
Parish Penance Celebration
Dec. 18 | Wednesday | 7:30pm
Christmas Pageant
Dec. 21 | Saturday | 7:00pm
Tableau performance with orchestra and choir. Free will offering.
Christmas Eve | Schedule
Dec. 24 | Tuesday
5:00pm | Mass (Youth Choir)
7:00pm | Christmas Prelude Concert
7:30pm | Mass (Choir & Orchestra)
11:30pm | Christmas Prelude Concert
Midnight | Mass

Christmas Day | Mass Schedule
Dec. 25 | Wednesday | 7:00am, 9:00am, 11:00am
Masses celebrated with traditional music, organ and cantors.
New Years Eve | Mass Schedule
Dec. 31 | Tuesday | 5:00pm
New Years Day | Mass Schedule
Jan. 01 | Wednesday | 9:00am, 11:00am

Upcoming Events
Advent Penance Celebration
Wed, Dec. 18 | 7:30PM | Church
Get ready for the coming of the king by preparing yourself spiritually. Confession will be provided at this prayer service.

2019 Christmas Spectacular
Sat, Dec. 21 | 7:00PM | Church
Over 100 performers will be coming together to celebrate the coming of Christ. The performance includes a professional orchestra, children performing in tableau, choirs from Ursuline Academy, Salesianum, and our very own choir. A free-will offering will be taken.

Advent Music & Scriptural Meditations
Sun, Dec. 22 | 3:00PM | Church
Presented by The Catholic Scholars of Delaware. Performance by piano and cello along with meditative readings.

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