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Bishop Koenig to join Pope Francis in prayer for Ukraine, Russia

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

The Most Reverend William E. Koenig, Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Wilmington. In response to an invitation from Pope Francis, William Koenig, Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington, will join in a prayer of peace for the consecration and entrustment of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Koenig, along with …

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New Catholic bishop to visit four Delaware parishes at Christmas

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Bishop William E. Koenig Bishop William E. Koenig of The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington will tour the state for his first Christmas as Bishop. This will be the new Bishop’s first Christmas as shepherd of the more than 240,000 Catholics who live in Delaware and on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. On Christmas Eve, Koenig will preside at the 4 p.m. Christmas …

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Upcoming Masses to honor military, first responders, legal profession

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

An annual Catholic Mass that honors the military and police, fire and EMS officers will be held Oct. 1.   The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington will honor police, fire, EMS and military personnel during its annual Blue Mass on Friday, Oct. 1.  The event, which begins at 11 a.m., will be held at St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church, located at …

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Catholic bishop’s ordination Mass July 13 to be livestreamed

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Wilmington Bishop-elect William E. Koenig   The incoming bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington will be ordained and installed on Sunday, June 13. in a ceremony that will be live-streamed from St. Elizabeth’s Church in Wilmington on the Diocesan YouTube channel. The Rev. Monsignor William Edward Koenig, vicar for clergy for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York, was …