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Diocese of Wilmington sesquicentennial: Inspiration for convocation

The Diocese of Wilmington’s Sesquicentennial Committee has spent a year or so planning Convocation 150, the daylong celebration that will be held Nov. 3...

Dialog sesquicentennial special section: A message from Bishop John O. Barres

Dear Friends, As the Diocese of Wilmington celebrates 150 years, we give Father, Son and Holy Spirit thanks for the people of God that went before...

Black Catholic History Month: No Catholic MLKs?

There is an enduring myth that African-American Catholics were largely absent from the freedom struggles of the 1950s and 1960s, which resulted in the...

Sitting on our hands will harm ourselves and those helped by...

By GREG ERLANDSON Tracking the Catholic zeitgeist these days can be a dizzying experience. It helps to have a sense of history, and perhaps a...

‘Pro-life is pro-science’ part of theme to March for Life 2019

WASHINGTON -- Next year's March for Life plans to fortify its pro-life message with science that proves life begins at conception and with a...

‘Every parish, rectory in hurricane zone’ suffering, says church official

MIAMI -- The physical impact of Hurricane Michael and the anticipated recovery period for parts of the Florida Panhandle appear to be on a...

Being Catholic online — problems and possibilities

Is there a theology of social media? Our sacramental tradition values our bodily natures and the material substances of wine, bread, oil and water....

Milwaukee Brewers longtime chaplain celebrates Mass (and his playoff team)

MILWAUKEE -- Champagne corks popped in the visiting clubhouse Oct. 7 as the Milwaukee Brewers celebrated their sweep of the Colorado Rockies, advancing to...

Dioceses offer prayers as Hurricane Michael unleashes fury on Florida

PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- With EMS service suspended in some parts of Florida as Hurricane Michael made landfall Oct. 10 in the state's panhandle...

‘Our Lady of Wilmington’ unveiled at diocesan Marian Pilgrimage

The annual diocesan Marian Pilgrimage took place Oct. 6 at Holy Spirit Church in New Castle, home of the Our Lady Queen of Peace...

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