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Souper Bowl of Caring

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 1/29/18

More than 25 years ago, the Souper Bowl of Caring began with a simple prayer from a single youth group:

“Lord, even as we enjoy the Super Bowl football game, help us be mindful of those without a bowl of soup to eat.”

Each year, much is made of the upcoming ... Read More »

Marriage Annulments - A Ministry of Healing

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 1/29/18

MARRIAGE ANNULMENTS - A Ministry of Healing

The Catholic Church is aware of the stress involved with divorce. The Church addresses this issue through its ministry of the Tribunal, bearing in mind the needs of the divorced individuals, while at the same time supporting the permanence of the sacramental union.

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Blessed Palm

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 1/29/18

Ash Wednesday is February 14.  Please bring your blessed PALM (from last year's Palm Sunday) to church no later than February 11.  These Palms will be burned before Ash Wednesday.  There are receptacles at the main entrance and the King Charles side entrance to place your palm.

 

Oplatki

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 12/12/17

Back by popular demand, we are  offering OPLATKI (Christmas wafers) available for purchase at the parish office. You are invited to take one, bring it home and then share it with your family on Christmas Eve. The wafer is a special way to commemorate the past with the present ... Read More »

Giving Tree 2017

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 12/12/17

Our Christmas Giving Tree was decorated with 500 tags.  Each tag had a gift request for an item of clothing & a toy from 250 children in the Cape Henlopen School District. Parishioners and guests were asked to take a tag (or more), purchase the requested item, and return ... Read More »

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 »