Mark your calendar: Upcoming events in the Wilmington Diocese in July

Mark your calendar: Upcoming events in the Wilmington Diocese in July

July may be a slow month with many people going on vacation, but there is still plenty to do in and around the Diocese of Wilmington.

• Of course, if you’re vacationing in one of the diocese’s beautiful resorts, don’t forget Sunday Mass. To easily find locations and times, go to

• Holy Family Parish is hosting Summerfest July 10-14, featuring live music, food, a beer garden, rides, carnival games and games of chance. The main attraction is the live entertainment, including Ride the Goat, Different Twist/Skinny B, The Boomers, The Amigos and Raising Cain. Free bus parking at Kirk Middle School. For more information, call (302) 368-4665.

• St. Ann in Bethany Beach will host its annual Church Bazaar later this month. Premiere Night will be July 31 from 3-7 p.m. with a $5 donation. Other times: Aug. 1, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Aug. 2, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Aug. 3, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Bazaar will feature a food and bake sale, kitchenware, indoor garden supplies, jewelry, tools, toys and bicycles, books, furniture, bedding, a holiday and craft store, a religious gift shop, raffles, framed art, puzzles, a silent auction, a Kia Sportage raffle (drawing Sept. 2) and more. For more information, visit, [email protected] or call (410) 790-7669.

• Mark your calendars for two bull roasts in the diocese in a few weeks. Both events look delicious! On July 27, St. Dennis in Galena will host a Drive Thru Bull Roast from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and on August 18, St. John’s in Rock Hall will host a bull roast at the Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company from 1 to 5 p.m. More information will appear in upcoming posts on and on our Datebook page.

• Golfers should register now for the annual CYO Joseph A. McNesby Jr. Golf Outing on Sept. 18 at Deerfield Golf Club. The day begins at 10:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon and an auction/dinner at 5:30 p.m. $200 per golfer, with an additional $30 for the tournament special. Sponsorships are also being accepted. For more information, call (302) 658-3800 or [email protected]

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