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James P. Brennan Scholarship Winner Announced!

Posted on May 6, 2016 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The Scholarship Committee considered several qualified and worthy applicants and is pleased to announce this year's recipient is Ms. Colleen Draper!


Colleen is an active member of Holy Family Catholic Church and is an honor student at Cab Calloway School of the Arts. She will be attending Goldey Beacom College in the fall, studying Business.


In addition to her academic success, her...

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Malvern Retreat for CDOW

Posted on April 25, 2013 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

This weekend is the Archbishop Fitzmaurice retreat at St. Joseph's in the Hills Malvern Retreat House. This retreat is primarily for the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington but all are welcome! Click here to visit the website for the Malvern Retreat House and learn more about this amazing place. Any members interested in attending may call them directly at 610-644-0400 to reserve a room. 

Accomodations are dormitor...

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Shroud of Turin

Posted on March 28, 2013 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Recently, a replica of the Shroud of Turin was on display in Delaware. A new scientific analysis claims the shroud dates from between 300 B.C. and A.D. 400, putting it's age squarely within the time Jesus Christ walked among us. A new book titled  “Il Miste...

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Catholic Forum Interview

Posted on March 17, 2013 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Division Historian and webmaster Joe Conway was interviewed for the St. Patrick's Day edition of the Catholic Forum radio program. Listen to the full interview here...

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Happy St. Patrick's Day

Posted on March 17, 2013 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)


Little is known of Patrick's early life, though it is known that he was born in Roman Britain in the fourth century, into a wealthy Romano-British family. His father was a deacon and his grandfather was a priest in the Christian church. At the age of sixteen, he was kidnapped by Irish raiders and taken captive to Ireland as a slave. It is believed he was held somewhere on the west coast of Ireland, possibly Mayo, but the exact ...

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Habemus Papam!

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Jorge Bergoglio, the former archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was elected to be our newest Pope by cardinals in what was apparently the fifth round of voting on the second day of the conclave. He has chosen the name Francis.

"As you know, the duty of the conclave was to appoint a bishop of Rome," Pope Francis told a cheering crowd of thousands packed into St. Peter's Square. "It seems to me that my brother cardinals hav...

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Pope Benedict to Resign

Posted on February 11, 2013 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)

As announced by the Vatican Press Office, Pope Benedict XVI will step down as Pope as of February 28. The decision is due to his declining strength, which he described as deteriorating in the last few months. He has served in the capacity of Bishop of Rome, successor of Saint Peter, since being elected April 19, 2005.

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Wilmington St. Patrick Parade Route Set

Posted on February 10, 2013 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

 

The ICCD's 38th Annual Wilmington DE St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Saturday, March 16, at noon in downtown Wilmington. The staging area and parade route will be the same as in past years. Groups will line up between 2nd and 4th on King Street, no later than 11:30am. Step-off will be precisely at noon.

 

The parade will proceed up King Street past St. Patrick's church, turning at 15th Street to Market Street and making a second left at Market Street. A...

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Division Announces Scholarship

Posted on February 9, 2013 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)


The Newark, DE division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians is pleased to announce we have instituted an academic scholarship. One high school senior who is active in their church and community will be awarded a total of $1000! Please click the picture above for additional details and to download the application. The submission deadline is Marc...

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AOH-LAOH Memorial Mass

Posted on October 4, 2012 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

There will be a Memorial Mass for the Bernard McCarren AOH Division and St. Brigid LAOH Division on Sunday November 11, 2012. It is the noon mass at Holy Family Catholic Church. Following the mass, there will be a brunch/lunch at Kildare's in Newark at 1:30. Initial reports indicate the price will be $12 per adult and $7 per child (plus 20% gratuity due to being a group). Alcoholic beverages are not included. Please contact

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