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Only on Angelus: Notes from Father Jasper’s ordination

Dialog Editor Kathy Jasper was in the front of the line for the very first of “first blessings” her son Father Rich Jasper bestowed following...

Viewpoint: Deny Dover’s death-dealing bills

  Spring, nature’s season of rebirth and growth, has taken on a deadly aspect in Dover’s Legislative Hall with the introduction of three bills this...

An ordination journey nears its destination

Dialog Editor When Rich Jasper recently traced the course of his life that lead to the priesthood, he said, “As you can see, the Lord...

Former state policeman has experience keeping people safe

Dialog Editor St. Mary Magdalen parishioner will be the next coordinator of the Office for Safe Environments Michael Connelly, who becomes the Diocese of Wilmington’s new...

Holy Child Sisters tap Sister Juliano to lead U.S. province

Dialog Editor   Sister Carroll Juliano is leaving her post as coordinator of the diocese’s Office of Safe Environments this spring to become the leader of...

Parish catechists’ awesome job: Bringing children to faith in Jesus

Dialog Editor “You bring children to Jesus,” John Collins told about 140 catechists from the Diocese of Wilmington at Catechetical Day, March 11 at St....

Community prayers for justice, dignity

Dialog Editor St. Catherine’s Church hosts a Red Clay area ecumenical prayer service A dank, rainy evening couldn’t stop more than 300 people from 25 faith...

Viewpoint: Lots of things to pray about in 2017

  Based on the record of 2016, there are a lot of things to pray about in the coming year. Wouldn’t it be nice to...

Priesthood is never a job, it’s a calling, a vocation

Dialog Editor Time was, young people could contemplate their future by thinking about a single job — blue collar, white collar or professional — and...

2016 in the diocese

Dialog Editor The future and the past were major themes in the Diocese of Wilmington during an eventful year Highlights of 2016 in the Diocese of...

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