Vacation Bible School 2018

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 8/25/18

With donations from many members of St. Edmond parish, we created a beautiful "island paradise" for this summer's Vacation Bible School.  We had time to pray.  We got a little wet.  We danced and sang together.  We watched some cool videos.  And made new friends.  Vacation Bible School was ... Read More »

Bishop Malooly Responds To Questions Regarding the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 8/22/18

On August 21, 2018, the Diocese of Wilmington published a response from Bishop Malooly regarding the Pennsylvania grand jury report that was recently released.  Fathers Cocco and Solomon are both available to anyone who has questions or concerns regarding the Diocese of Wilmington's and St. Edmond's continuing commitment to ... Read More »

Letter to the People of God

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 8/21/18

Pope Francis has sent a "Letter to the People of God", August 20, 2018, in the wake of the findings of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report. 'It is essential that we, as a Church, be able to acknowledge and condemn, with sorrow and shame, the atrocities perpetrated by consecrated ... Read More »

Phony Emails

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 6/29/18

Dear Parish Family,   Please be aware that phony emails are being sent in the name of Father Cocco to parishioners stating that he needs financial help and is requesting money or gifts cards.   DO NOT open these emails, reply, or send any kind of monetary assistance.   Father ... Read More »

Faith Formation for Children Registration

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 5/26/18

Registration for faith formation for children is currently taking place for the 2018 - 2019 school year.  Registration forms received after June 22, 2018 will incur a late fee, so register soon!  Registration forms are available in the Religious Education Office and the Parish Office weekdays from 8:30am to ... Read More »

Parish Picnic 2018

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 5/20/18

The annual parish picnic was held on Sunday, 20 May 2018 at Grove Park in Rehoboth.  After a week's worth of rain, totaling over 4 inches, the sun come out on Sunday.  It turned out to be a gorgeous day for a picnic.  A good time was had by ... Read More »

Confirmation 2018

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 5/16/18

On Tuesday, 16 May 2018 Fr. John Solomon joined St. Edmond as our new Associate. St. Edmond also hosted the Sacrament of Confirmation for youth from St. Edmond, St. Jude, St. Michael/Mary Mother of Peace. The photo was taken before the ceremony, and shows Fr. Solomon, Bishop Malooly, and ... Read More »

March for Life and Life Chain 2018

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 4/25/18

In January 2018 members of St. Edmond parish joined others from around the country for the Annual March for Life in Washington, DC.  On Good Friday 2018 members of St. Edmond parish joined others from Sussex county for the Annual Life Chain held in front of St. Jude the ... Read More »

Palm Sunday, Triduum, and Easter Photos

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 4/07/18

Photos from Palm Sunday, Triduum, and Easter Sunday have been posted in out photo gallery.  If you have any Palm Sunday, Triduum, or Easter photos taken at St. Edmond's you would like to share with us please email them to

There's An APP For That!

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 4/03/18

St. Edmond has a new App for smart phones!  To download:  iPhone users text:  ParishApp1 to 555888 or Android users text:  ParishApp2 to 555888.  After the App is downloaded, click in the search box and enter St. Edmond and select it and click Select Parish.

If you previously downloaded the parish ... Read More »


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