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Catechetical Sunday 2017

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 9/18/17

Sunday, 17 September 2017 was Catechetical Sunday!  Catechetical Sunday traditionally marks the beginning of the Religious Education Program at St. Edmond Parish.  This year the Religious Education Program includes both a Home School portion and a Classroom portion.  Weeks that the Classroom portion meets begins with students and their families ... Read More »

Youth Ministry Bonfire at Lewes Beach

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 8/30/17

On Friday, July 7, 2017 youth and adults from St. Edmond gathered at Lewes Beach for the 1st Annual Youth Ministry Bonfire.  The event was coordinated by Jack Whittham, one of the youth of our parish.  Hotdogs, hamburgers, salads, games, and of course a fire were all available.  Photos ... Read More »

Italian Classes

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 8/28/17

ITALIAN CLASSES at St. Edmond Education Center

UNICO, Delaware District 1 will offer Italian classes on the third Saturday of each month (Sept-May) from 12:00-3:30 pm:  12:00-1:30 for beginners; 2:00-3:30 for continuing students.  Classes will be offered free to UNICO members and at a fee of $10.00 per class for ... Read More »

Vacation Bible School

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 7/31/17

The Religious Education Program recently held Vacation Bible School, "Passport to Peru". Click here to see a video on Facebook.

The Cathedral of Saint Peter

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 7/28/17

The Cathedral of Saint Peter is in need of our help. The weekend of August 19 & 20, a special collection for the maintenance and preservation of the Cathedral of Saint Peter will be taken up in all parishes in our diocese. Please be as generous as you can. ... Read More »

Gluten and Communion

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 7/12/17

There have been several recent articles regarding persons with celiac intolerance. Click here for an article from Catholic News Agency (CNA). Click here for another article from America Magazine.  St. Edmond parish has low gluten hosts available at Masses in the church!  Please talk to the priest or deacon ... Read More »

The Ascension of the Lord

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 5/26/17

The Diocese of Wilmington, along with many other dioceses of the United States, transfers the feast to the following Sunday, replacing the Seventh Sunday of Easter with the feast of the Ascension.

First Communion

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 5/25/17

First Communion was held on May 6, 2017.  Photos of the First Communion class are on the website, under the Photos tab.

May Crowning and Confirmation Photos

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 5/23/17

The May Crowning of our Blessed Mother was held at the 9:00AM Mass on Sunday, May 7th. Confirmation for St. Edmond, St. Jude, St. Michael/Mary Mother of Peace parishes was held at St. Jude on Monday, May 15th.  Photos of both events may be viewed by clicking the links ... Read More »

St. Edmond sponsors a trip to Lourdes, Fatima and the Way of St. James in October 2018

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 5/23/17

14 days Religious & Spiritual, Multi-country Tour

Follow in the footsteps of medieval pilgrims as you make your way through France, Spain, and Portugal on this immersive tour.  As you go, admire some of the holiest sites in Christendom and step inside soaring churches where people have prayed for ... Read More »