Catholic Charities of Diocese of Wilmington Named by Delaware to Provide Legal Immigration Help to Afghans

August 15, 2023 – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington has received a $49,474 contract from Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS) to provide legal immigration assistance to eligible Afghan arrivals. To be eligible, the person must be from Afghanistan and have entered the U.S. on or after July 31, 2021, and meet certain […]

Diocese of Wilmington Catholic Charities veteran Fritz Jones retirement set for January after 45 years

Photo: Executive Director Frederick “Fritz” Jones of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington plans to retire in mid-January after 45 years with the agency. May 29, 2023 – Wilmington DE – Fritz Jones remembers the day he began work for Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Wilmington. He’s had different roles and responsibilities in […]

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington and Goodwill Announce Collaborative Donation Partnership

March 15, 2023 – Wilmington DE – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington and Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County announced today an operational collaboration benefitting people served by both non-profit organizations. As part of the new collaboration parishes in the Wilmington Diocese will host donation drives in partnership with Goodwill. Donated items will […]

Catholics Across Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore Set for Second Annual Reconciliation Monday on April 3

March 10, 2023 – Catholics from throughout the Diocese of Wilmington are invited to receive the sacrament of reconciliation (confession) at any of the 56 parish churches in Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore, on Monday, April 3, from 3-8 p.m., during the second annual diocesanwide ‘Reconciliation Monday.’ The event is designed to make it more […]

2022 Faith and Charity Catholic Appeal Breaks Record for Support from Contributors in Diocese of Wilmington

Bishop Koenig leads a prayer service last April at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Wilmington for the last of five “Circle of Honor” events hosted by the Diocese of Wilmington development department. Dialog photo/Joseph P. Owens Courtesy of The Dialog – January 25, 202e – Catholics gave a record amount to the 2022 Faith […]

Bishop Koenig recalls Pope Benedict XVI’s faith, humility, love for God at memorial Mass in Wilmington

January 4, 2022 – Wilmington, DE – Bishop Koenig remembered the late Pope Benedict XVI for his faith, humility and love for God in a memorial Mass at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Wilmington on Jan. 4. The former pontiff died Dec. 31 in Vatican City at the age of 95. Several priests and […]

Diocese of Wilmington Catholic Charities director Fritz Jones set to take part in Delaware’s first ‘Faith and Housing Justice’ weekend

Frederick “Fritz” Jones, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington. Dialog photo / Photo courtesy Joseph P. Owens By Fritz Jones, Executive Director, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Wilmington Catholic Charities As I prepared to write this op-ed article to share the excitement the Diocese of Wilmington and Catholic Charities about participating in […]

Knights of Columbus councils from Delaware, Maryland earn 2023 Msgr. Thomas J. Reese Award from Catholic Charities

(Photo) Following Mass and services at St. Ann’s Parish in Bethany Beach Nov. 5 Rick Morin, left, a member of St. Ann’s Council 16771 in Delaware passes possession of the Silver Rose to the President of Maryland “Knights On Bikes” Francisco “Paco” Sarceno who escorted the rose to its first stop in Severn, Md. Courtesy […]