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Wilmington native, Ursuline Sister Joanne Desmond, dies at 93

WILMINGTON — Sister Joanne Desmond, a Wilmington native who spent 74 years with the Ursuline Sisters, died May 19 in Wilmington. She was 93. The youngest...

Oblate Father Joseph McKenna, hospital chaplain, dies at 89

WILMINGTON – Father Joseph J. McKenna, an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales, died May 14. He was 89 and had been a professed...

Services set for Father Nicholas R. Waseline, pastor of St. Anthony’s

WILMINGTON — Father Nicholas R. Waseline, an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales who was the pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish in...

Former St. John the Beloved principal Sister Elizabeth Doyle dies at...

  ASTON, Pa. – Sister Elizabeth Doyle, who ministered for 15 years in the Diocese of Wilmington, died April 3 at Assisi House. She was...

Msgr. Michael Szupper, longtime campus minister, dies at 86

Dialog reporter Monsignor Michael F. Szupper, longtime chaplain at the University of Delaware and pastor of the St. Thomas More Oratory, died Dec. 18. He...

Father Greco, a priest of the diocese for 38 years, dies...

Dialog reporter Father Anthony F. Greco, a retired priest of the Diocese of Wilmington, died Oct. 15. He was 72 and had been a priest...

Celebration of Vinnie Scott’s life planned for Oct. 21

Dialog reporter   A celebration of the life of former Salesnaum School athletic standout Vinnie Scott is scheduled for Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. at the...

Former cathedral rector Father William Kauffman dies at 67

Dialog reporter   Father William B. Kauffman, a former Lutheran minister who was ordained a Catholic priest for the Diocese of Wilmington in 1990, died unexpectedly...

Former Vatican spokesman, Joaquin Navarro-Valls, dies of cancer

VATICAN CITY — Joaquin Navarro-Valls, who spent 22 years as director of the Vatican press office, died at home in Rome July 5 at...

Wilmington native Sister Jean Marie Odachowski dies at 102

  LODI, N.J. – Felician Sister Jean Marie Odachowski, a native of Wilmington, died June 11 at the Immculate Conception Convent infirmary in Lodi, N.J....

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