St. Dennis Upcoming Events

4 Oct
Annual Blue Mass
10.04.2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Attention active and retired law enforcement, fire EMT, and military personnel and their families. Bishop Malooly invites you to the 2019 Diocese of Wilmington “Blue Mass” on Friday, October 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Elizabeth Church, 809 South Broom Street, Wilmington, Delaware. The “Blue Mass” honors the local, county, state, and federal law enforcement, fire, emergency medical, and military personnel who live and work in Delaware and on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Those currently serving, the retired, and their families are invited to attend.


6 Oct
Blessing of Animals
10.06.2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am


St. Francis was a friar from Assisi, Italy. He is the patron saint of the environment and animals because he loved all creatures and allegedly preached to even the birds. 

The blessing of Animals is a tradition that has not been celebrated by St. Dennis Church for many years, we are                      

reinstating the blessing on Oct. 6, 2019 at 10am in front of the Religious Education Center.

12 Oct
Please join the Diocesan Vocations Guild and Father Christopher Coffiey on Saturday, October 12th, as they travel to The National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown, Pa.  The departure time is 8 am from St. John the Beloved (907 Milltown Rd, Wilmington, DE).  Arrive at the shrine around 9:30 am and leave from the shrine around 4 pm.  There will be a tour of the Shrine by one of the Pauline Fathers, a fifteen-minute movie about the Shrine, and time on your own to explore the grounds and visit the gift shop, etc.  The cost of the pilgrimage is $30.00 per person for the bus and $15.00 for lunch (or, you may brown bag your lunch).  Please contact Mary Gaworski at (302) 438 – 6969 after 3 pm or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.
25 Oct

We invite single Catholic women to experience the life of the Sisters of Bon Secours and to learn more about religious life.  You will have the opportunity to be with sisters as you learn about our life.  You will also meet and share with other women who are exploring religious life as a life option.  This weekend offers time for reflection and one-on-one discussions with a sister.  The second experience will take place on Friday, October 25th, to Sunday, October 27th.  The location is Sisters of Bon Secours, 1525 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, Maryland 21104 (Near Baltimore).  To register, visit or call (410) 442 – 3172.  If you have questions, or concerns, contact Sr. Pat Dowling, CBS, Vocation Director at (410) 442 – 3172 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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