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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.

Feast of St. Francis of Assisi - BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS
Next Sunday, October 5 at 1PM we will honor the feast of St. Francis of Assisi by blessing animals in our parking lot. You are invited to bring your pets for this special blessing.

MENTORING PROGRAM
We 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.  
A meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 7 at 7PM in the Pastoral Center to present the plan. All interested persons are invited. 

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. 15 & 22, and Nov. 5 & 12 (WEDNESDAYS) from 6:45- 8 in the church.
JOIN US.

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!

GARDNERS, do you have a garden producing more than you can eat? Bring your surplus of vegetables to the gathering space at Church and share them with your parish family. 

RCIA, the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults, will begin in September. 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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