Browsing the 2018 archive of Blog Entries

Annual Pastoral Report

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 12/20/18

The 2018 Annual Pastoral Report has been posted to the St. Edmond website.  The Annual Pastoral Report has also been published in the December 23, 2018 edition of the weekly bulletin.  The Annual Pastoral Report provides an overview of St. Edmond Parish for the latest fiscal year.  More details ... Read More »

Text to Donate

Posted by Deacon Dan Ackerson on 10/16/18

You’ve asked for it … now we’ve got it.  In addition to our WeShare online giving we can now offer the ability to text a donation!  Simply send a text message to 302-313-2024 with the amount you would like to contribute.  Within minutes, you will be sent a text ... Read More »

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 »