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Bishop names Father Nolan vicar for priests

Dialog Editor Bishop Malooly has appointed Father Timothy M. Nolan, 45, vicar for priests of the Diocese of Wilmington. Father Nolan will continue serving as...

Oblates’ founder to be beatified

Dialog Editor Pope Benedict cleared the way for the beatification of the founder of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales on Dec. 19 when...

Bishop tells prisoners Jesus was born for all

Dialog Editor Bishop Malooly proclaimed the joy of Christmas during Masses at two prisons Dec. 17 and 19 and brought the inmates the message that...

Saturdays with Cardinal Foley

Dialog editor Cardinal John P. Foley had the ability to make faith a reasonable and happy choice in these skeptical times. Well-named after his patron saint,...

We worship with mere words, whatever the translation

The Sunday Mass congregation I was in on the first Sunday of Advent responded to the priest’s opening greeting, “The Lord be with you,”...

Capuchin Poor Clare nuns celebrate 25 years in diocese

Dialog Editor There are 12 contemplative nuns who live a life of prayer and work within the walls of St. Veronica Giuliani Monastery on Jefferson...

St. Edmond’s, Holy Cross brothers, Capuchins settle abuse suits

Dialog Editor Father Nick Mormando, the provincial of the Capuchin Franciscan Friars of Union City, N.J., said Monday he hopes the Dec. 1 settlement that...

Food programs in diocese serve the needy in season of plenty

Dialog Editor Advent, a time of spiritual renewal in preparation for Christmas, always arrives at a time of plenty in the United States. The Thanksgiving feast,...

Maryland bishops decry increased restrictions on religious liberty

Dialog Editor Maryland’s bishops are sounding an alarm against growing restrictions in religious liberty on federal, state and local levels. In a statement released Nov. 9...

Bishop thanks priests of diocese at Mass for jubilarians

Dialog Editor More than 40 priests of the diocese concelebrated a Nov. 3 Mass with Bishop Malooly at St. Ann’s Church in Wilmington in observance...

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