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Viewpoint: Weathering the storms that arise

  “Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice.” Robert Frost, whose very name was cold, speculated that fire would be the...

Come and Seek: Planting the seeds for vocations to the priesthood

Dialog Editor   Every parish priest is a farmer of sorts when it comes to nurturing vocations to the priesthood. The most important ingredient in the growth...

Bishop blesses renovated St. Patrick’s

Dialog Editor   WILMINGTON —The first Sunday of Advent at St. Patrick Church in Wilmington on Dec. 1 had a touch of Easter rebirth when Bishop...

Bishop Malooly asks Catholics to take survey on family life

Dialog Editor   The Diocese of Wilmington has posted on its website an unprecedented Vatican survey of Catholics that seeks opinions on the church’s pastoral care...

Viewpoint: It’s looked like Christmas for a month already

The church devotes each Advent, four weeks, to the coming of Christmas in its liturgical calendar. In business, that anticipation has expanded from five weeks...

Bishop Malooly expands diocesan priesthood and religious vocations effort by adding...

Dialog editor   Bishop Malooly has called in reinforcements for the Office of Priestly and Religious Vocations. Recently he named three diocesan priests as associate directors in...

NCEA honors Klein for her work with seminaries

Dialog Editor Christa Klein, president of In Trust, an association of boards in theological education, and a parishioner of Cathedral of St. Peter in Wilmington,...

Envisioning the future of the diocese

Dialog Editor The April 18 consultation meeting at Holy Family Church in Newark for people representing the nine parishes of the Iron Hill Deanery was...

Catholic Charities’ Tribute Dinner includes a client’s thanks for Bayard House

Dialog Editor Jessica, 25, said she’s been “a lost soul” for 10 years, a decade when she was sleeping under bridges and associating with people...

Voicing hopes for next five years in diocese: Parishes begin holding...

Catholics in Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore have started attending consultation meetings at their parishes to discuss five-year goals in mission and ministry for...

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