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Ray Manza, Wilmington chapter of Legatus cited for turnaround

February 12th, 2018 Posted in Featured, Our Diocese Tags:

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Call it The Great Turnaround.

It was not very many years ago that the Wilmington chapter of Legatus, the Catholic businessperson’s group, confronted a dwindling membership that had fallen to somewhere around 10 people.

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Tears of joy for Eagles fans include memories of loved ones

February 5th, 2018 Posted in Featured, Our Diocese, Uncategorized Tags: ,

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Those not from our area might believe they understand the flood of emotions coming from people after the Philadelphia Eagles ended their franchise Super Bowl drought and claimed their first NFL Championship since 1960.

They think they get it. Other teams have had long droughts, some longer than the Eagles.

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Eagles Fever continues with Holy Angels ‘Souper Bowl’

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It’s not officially an epidemic, but it’s not as if you can go anywhere in New Castle County or most of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington schools and not get a touch of Super Bowl Fever courtesy of the Philadelphia Eagles.

The NFC champion Eagles earned themselves a pass to Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis to square off Feb. 4 against the New England Patriots after Sunday’s 38-7 walloping of the Minnesota Vikings at Lincoln Financial Field.

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A look at 2017: Plans for ‘Rejoicing the Lord since 1868’

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A look back at 2017 shows promise for the church and its leaders and followers.

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Two words to live by in the Christmas season: Rejoice always

December 22nd, 2017 Posted in Opinion, Our Diocese

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or so it’s been said.

You’ve probably heard that refrain more than a few times over the last several weeks. Or has it been more than a month since the inundation of Christmas carols began?

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St. Vincent de Paul Society receives ‘Beau Biden’ award

December 20th, 2017 Posted in Featured, Our Diocese

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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in the Diocese of Wilmington is a group of more than 1,000 people who frequently operate below the radar helping some of the most desperate, down-and-out people in our area.

Members don’t look for recognition, but the diocese council was recognized in a big way earlier this month. The group earned the 2017 Beau Biden Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Award.

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Excitement at St. Mark’s after surprise donation from Hyde family

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All anyone needed was to hear the outburst of excitement at St. Mark’s High School gymnasium to know major news had just come from the dais.

More than 600 students, alumni, parents, faculty and Diocese of Wilmington officials erupted with joy when it was announced Dec. 8 that the school had received a $1.5 million donation from Stephen Hyde and family. Read more »

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Viewpoint: ChitChat best left elsewhere

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I’m not exactly sure when it happened, but at some point in my life I turned into my parents.

I’m not saying that’s a bad thing, only that I didn’t see it coming. Read more »

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Stephen Hyde and family donate $1.5 million to St. Mark’s

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Stephen Hyde sees a bright future for St. Mark’s High School and he wants to help set the course for others to join in his optimism.

“I’m very inspired by the direction St. Mark’s is heading and want to assist in that mission and that progress,” Hyde said.

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After dust settles, earthquake was ‘non-event’ in Dover

December 6th, 2017 Posted in Our Diocese Tags: , ,

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The great 2017 earthquake of Dover was really more hype than headline.

Father James Lentini, pastor of Holy Cross parish in Dover, said the most memorable aspect of the Dec. 1 temblor was his phone lighting up from concerned friends who heard the news that a shaker measured at magnitude 4.1 and was centered just outside of Dover. Read more »

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