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Young people join Bishop Malooly for pilgrimage through Wilmington

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Brilliant sunshine and a deep, blue sky served as backdrop March 24 for 675 young pilgrims and others who joined arms with Bishop Malooly, spreading a message of God’s love on the streets of Wilmington.

The pilgrimage began in the morning at St. Elizabeth’s and ended in the evening at the same place as congregants filled the church to capacity for a Palm Sunday vigil Mass that completed the daylong activities. Pilgrimage 2018: Walking His Way was the ninth annual event.

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Buccinis recognized by Catholic Charities for heritage rooted in faith

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Faith and family are at the center of life for the Buccinis.
Chris Buccini said he and his brother, Rob, do not need to look beyond his parents, D. Robert and Bernadette, for evidence of where these principles originated.
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Message of gratitude for National Catholic Sisters Week

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My late mother was a devout Catholic for all of her 87 years and she raised her five children accordingly.

Like many of us, I remember her words almost to the point that it seems I remember everything she said. I do not, of course, and she would probably say she was surprised I was listening at all.
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Bishop Malooly celebrates Mass to launch Diocese of Wilmington 150th

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A few minutes before noon March 3, church sexton Bill Muzzi began pulling the long tower rope, bells pealing out to Wilmington for the start of an historic milestone.

“We still do it the old-fashioned way,” Muzzi said.

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Who works 100 years? Sisters of Mercy Laverne King and Rosalie Pronsati

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It was not unusual years ago to find people who were in the same line of work for a long time. People worked 30, 40 years at the same place or doing the same job.
Nowadays, it’s not as common.
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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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