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Deacon Andrew De Silva: Why I want to be a Catholic...

By DEACON ANDREW J. DE SILVA This commentary titled "Why I want to be a Catholic priest" was written by Deacon Andrew J. De Silva,...

Cardinal Tobin: African priests, religious in U.S. make big contribution

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The presence in the United States of about 3,000 priests and religious from countries in Africa is a great contribution...

Diocese of Wilmington welcomes largest group of seminarians in recent years

Prayers for vocations are being answered in the Diocese of Wilmington as one of the larger groups of men in recent years prepared to...

For young women and religious, joy radiates at Fiat Days retreat...

EMMITSBURG, Md. -- Counting on her fingers to keep track of points in an ice-breaker game she was playing with a young woman at...

Young people have resources to find the way

Dear young people in the Diocese of Wilmington, You are called to be saints. Yes — saints. Each and every one of us is called...

Quebec bishops ponder possibility of married priests

QUEBEC CITY — The Catholic bishops of Quebec have discussed the possibility of ordaining married men to priesthood. During a conference dedicated to the future...

Vocations office hosts young men in 'Pass the Word' at St....

Anyone considering vocations devotes prayerful reflection to a life in service to the Lord. Young people especially can find themselves in various stages of thought...

‘Spiritual toolkit’ is cell phone app aimed at boosting vocations

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England -- The Catholic Church in England and Wales has launched a cellphone app designed to help users deepen their faith...

After 27 years in military as chaplain, Father John Mink retires

  Father John J. Mink, pastor of St. Ann’s Parish in Wilmington, recently retired after 27 years of military service in the Delaware National Guard....

Called to do something special for God

Dialog reporter   Students take advantage of opportunity to interact with those who have discerned their vocation   DOVER — Sixth-graders who have just gotten off a bus...

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