Historic Church Tours
As part of the Diocese of Wilmington's 150th Anniversary celebration, the Old Bohemia Historical Society (OBHS) invites visitors to explore the first church in the diocese, St. Francis Xavier Shrine (Old Bohemia). The buildings will open the first Saturday of every month beginning April 7, 2018 through March 2, 2019 for the Diocesan Historic Churches Pilgrimage. Guided tours will be offered at 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. The rectory museum and graveyard will be accessible for individual inspection and study. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. At 11 a.m., Mass will be celebrated in the historic church. A first-class relic of St. Francis Xavier will be displayed for veneration after most services.
Attached you will find more information.
Catholic Charities Donations Requested
Catholic Charities is a member of the National Diaper Bank Network, providing diapers to families in need. Currently, our Diaper Bank serves over 200 families! To help support our Diaper Bank, please make a donation of diapers, baby wipes, or other baby hygiene items. Donations can be brought to any Catholic Charities location. You will receive a tax receipt for your donation.
If you know someone in need, have them call the Diaper Bank at Bayard House, 302-654-1184, to learn how to participate in the program.
St. Dennis Pastoral Council
The newly formed Saint Dennis Parish Pastoral Council consists of sixteen members. The Pastoral Council meets on the second Thursday of each month. They are currently working on formation.
Christmas Program and Breakfast
Join us on December 16th in the Religious Education Building for our annual Christmas Program and Breakfast! Breakfast will be served from 9-10:30 am, and the Christmas Program, put on by our Religious Education students, will begin at 9:30. Breakfast will include Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage Gravy and Biscuits, Bacon, Sausage, Hot Beverages, and more! Cost for Breakfast: Adults $7.00, Children ages 6-12 $4.00, under six free. We hope you will join us as we celebrate the birth of our Lord!
Serve the Lord with Gladness
Altar Servers Needed
Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers Needed
Lectors are members of the parish who proclaim the Word in the first two scripture readings and the responsorial psalm. They also assist in creating a hospitable and prayerful environment by praying the Prayers of the Faithful.
A Eucharistic minister of Holy Communion assists in the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass. They may also take communion to the sick at home, in hospitals or nursing homes.