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Oblates to minister at Elkton parish

Dialog editor   Immaculate Conception Church in Elkton, Md., and its mission church, St. Jude in North East, Md., are now in the pastoral care of...

Rachel’s Vineyard retreat offers healing for women after abortions

Dialog Editor   “Thus says the Lord: In Ramah is heard the sound of sobbing, bitter weeping! Rachel mourns for her children, she refuses to be consoled...

To visit the sick: Eucharistic ministers needed at hospital

Dialog Editor   The Diocese of Wilmington is looking for extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist who can serve Catholic patients at Christiana Care’s Wilmington Hospital. The hospital...

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,...

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