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Gary Morton, For The Dialog

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Christ Our King Church altar furnishings adorn churches along Delaware beaches

Christ Our King Church lives on in at least three Delaware beach parishes. Some furnishings from the church that closed in 2016 now grace churches...

Catholic Heart Workcamp draws young people to help those less fortunate

Bryan Rogers had a first-ever experience at a Habitat for Humanity worksite in Ellendale on June 27. “This is my first time on a...

Beach season in Diocese of Wilmington: The ins and outs of...

St. Ann’s takes the ministry of ushering a step further than most parishes. It has a parking lot usher, Joe Burke. Every weekend finds Burke...

St. Polycarp marks tradition in Smyrna with 50th anniversary

SMYRNA – St. Polycarp parishioners celebrated the 50th anniversary of their church on Pentecost Sunday May 20. In keeping with Pentecost, when according to the...

Church safety at forefront for facility leaders in Diocese of Wilmington

As the spate of mass shootings throughout the country continues to rise, Amanda Fulton never considered the prospect something like that could happen at...

Volunteers as important as churchgoers when beach town churches fill up

The ushers wore shorts at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church on the southern end of Ocean City, Md., and people stood along...

Twilight flag ceremony honors Queenstown war dead

QUEENSTOWN – Veterans organizations and other groups place American flags on the graves of military veterans across the country for Memorial Day, but the...

Catechetical Day recognizes those who teach the faith

MAGNOLIA -- When Catholics tell Father Matthew Guckin that they had a good Lent, he asks in return, “Are you having a good Easter?” “The...

Desiree Downs of Casa San Francisco receives 2018 Delmarva Jefferson Award

MILTON – Desiree Downs thought more than the normal number of people were waiting when she pulled a food cooperative truck onto the parking...

Young Holy Cross sisters honored for service in NYC

DOVER — Most school children wouldn’t consider a trip to the hospital as a highlight of their weeklong Easter break. But Reagan and Payton Garnsey’s...

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