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St. Catherine of Siena Church

302-633-4900
    
2503 Centerville Road
Wilmington, DE  19808
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St. Catherine of Siena Church
Welcome to St. Catherine of Siena Parish!
QUICK UPDATES - Please see our UPCOMING EVENTS Section and the Sunday bulletin for a full list and more details about the announcements below.

ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC SCHOOL FUNDRAISER
This Tuesday, October 21, is ASCS night at CaFE Napoli on Kirkwood Highway (4391 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE, next to Kohl’s and AC Moore). Dine in or Take Out (Call 999-7553) all day and a portion of your sales will be donated back to ASCS. Just mention that you saw the ad in the bulletin. Thank you for your support of ASCS! 


PARENTS OF THE PARISH, join our religious education families for a presentation series on ways to ramp up your parenting skills, bring God into your homes in simply ways, and share more time together as a family! Oct. 22, and Nov. 5 & 12 (WEDNESDAYS) from 6:45- 8 in the church.  JOIN US.

CLOTHES CLOSET FOR CHILDREN
Are you switching out your children's closets and would rather donate their clothes than store or consign them? St. Catherine's is starting a clothes closet for needy families! We are accepting donations of all children's clothing (newborn to size 12) in good condition. Please contact Nancy Ludlam at 302-463-6554 to arrange to meet and to drop off clothing or have it picked up.


MENTORING PROGRAMWe have as a parish a mentoring program this year to support children and teenagers in the educational part of their journey to adult responsibility. Some mentors will work within the Red Clay Public School system during school hours. Others will work through the students’ families in our parish. To learn more, or to sign up, contact Jeff McGuire 998-5646, or Mary Bauer 234-4648.  

SCS/ASCS CHILDREN'S CLOTHING AND TOY RESALE
The next Saint Catherine of Siena/All Saints Catholic School Children’s Resale will be held on Saturday November 8, from 9AM to 1PM. Clothing for all seasons will be available as we are now hosting one Sale per year. The Resale is held at All Saints Catholic School gym on New Road on the grounds of
Corpus Christi Parish.  Visit our new website www.ascschildrensresale.com for more information. 

DO YOU LOVE MUSIC?
Do you like to sing?  Play an instrument?  We have something for everybody ages 5-105!  
Contact Maria at stcathsienamusic@gmail.com for more information!

RCIA, the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults, has begun.  If you are interested in learning about the Catholic Faith, please join us for instruction, prayer and fellowship on Thursday evenings. For further information please call Lucille Ricucci (302) 994-0143 or Eloise Wilding (302) 683-9194. 

It's Here!  Bible Study in Plain English Facebook group has now been formed! Designed to fit your own personal schedule, this free interactive, private bible study is perfect for everyone - even beginners!
To join, please click on the link below (note:  you must have a facebook profile to be a part of this group).
https://www.facebook.com/groups/scsbiblestudy/

Blog posts can be found at the Pastor's Desk  What are your thoughts?

Many of you asked for Fr. Peterman's Homily on the history of the Catholic Church.  His homily, titled "Why We Are Roman Catholic" can be found here.


**Did you know that St. Catherine of Siena is on Facebook and Twitter now?

www.facebook.com/scswilmde.org  https://twitter.com/SCSWilmington


 


Welcome to St. Catherine of Siena Parish!

We seek to be a welcoming community.  We invite you to make this your spiritual home, whether you are a longtime parishioner or occasional visitor.   We hope that our web site will provide you with infomation needed to inspire, encourage, or just make you more informed about who we are and what we represent.  It is a normal thing for God's people to rejoice with those who rejoice and to weep with those who weep.

Although we began as a parish in 1960, we - - the Catholic people - - have been here in Delaware since the early 18th century, before our state and our country or our diocese.  Not far from here is the Coffee Run Cemetery, where these forbearers in the Faith are buried:  Father Kenny, Cornelius and Sally Holahan, and many more.  And we have a mission for today, to be leaven and salt in our society, our country and our schools.

Come join us if you are already not a registered member.  Come and share and worship with us as a faith filled comunity.  Take a look around and see if you can be part of us.  Stop in to say hello, and stay with us.


Father John Hynes, Pastor
 
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