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Mark your calendar: Upcoming events in the Diocese of Wilmington in July


July may be a slow time of year at home as many people go on vacation, but there are still things to do in and around the Diocese of Wilmington.

• Of course, if you’re vacationing in one of the beautiful resort areas of the diocese, don’t forget Sunday Mass. To easily find locations and times, go to thedialog.org/our-diocese/2024-diocese-of-wilmington-summer-weekend-mass-guide/

• Holy Family Parish is hosting its Summerfest from July 10-14 featuring live music, food, a beer garden, rides, carnival games, and games of chance. The big draw is the live entertainment including the bands Ride the Goat, Different Twist/Skinny B, The Boomers, The Amigos and Raising Cain. Free shuttle parking at Kirk Middle School. For more information, call (302) 368-4665.

• Later this month St. Ann in Bethany Beach will hold its annual Church Bazaar. Premiere Night is July 31 from 3-7 p.m., the cost is a $5 donation. Remaining hours: Aug. 1, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Aug. 2, 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Aug. 3, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Bazaar features a food and bake sale, sales of kitchenware, indoor garden items, jewelry, tools, toys and bikes, books, furniture, linens, a Christmas shop, hand-crafted items, religious gift shop, raffles, framed art, puzzles, silent auction, a raffle for Kia Sportage (drawing Sept. 2) and more. For more information, www.stannbb.org, parishofstannbazaar@gmail.com or (410) 790-7669.

• And mark your calendars for two bull roasts in the diocese in a few weeks. Both events promise to be delicious! On July 27, St. Dennis in Galena is having their “Drive Thru” Bull Roast, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and on Aug. 18 St. John’s in Rock Hall is hosting their Bull Roast at the Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company from 1-5 p.m. More information will appear in upcoming posts at thedialog.org and on our Datebook page.

• Golfers should register now for the annual CYO Joseph A. McNesby Jr. Golf Outing on Sept. 18 at Deerfield Golf Club. The day starts at 10:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at noon, and auction/dinner at 5:30 p.m. $200 per golfer, with an additional $30 tournament special. Sponsorships are also being accepted. For more information, call (302) 658-3800 or catholicyouth@cdow.org

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If your parish or organization is hosting an event, be sure to let us know as soon as possible by sending the details to news@thedialog.org, attention Datebook.

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