St. Mary’s Staff

Rev. John T. Solomon, Parish Administrator

Father John T. SolomonI am the middle child of seven born in Alexandria, Virginia. At the age of two I moved to Wilmington, St. John the Beloved parish, where I have lived ever since. I attended grade school at St. Matthew’s as well Seton Home Study School and Aquinas Academy. For the first two years of high school I attended Aquinas Academy and then homeschooled again for the last two years. I graduated from Seton Hall’s College Seminary, St. Andrew’s Hall in South Orange, NJ and then was sent to the Pontifical North American College in Rome for four years where I earned an S.T.B. in Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University and an M.A. in Dogma from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in the City (Angelicum). I was ordained on June 18th, 2011, by Bishop Malooly and was assigned to Immaculate Conception/St. Jude’s Parish in Elkton and North East, MD. After three years I was moved to St. Francis de Sales/Holy Redeemer in Salisbury and Delmar, MD where I spent another three years until my move to Holy Cross, Dover and Immaculate Conception, Marydel for one year until my move to St. Edmond’s in Rehoboth Beach. After one year I was assigned here.

I am very excited to be at this parish and look forward to meeting everyone. I ask that you keep me in your prayers and know that you are in mine. And please be patient, it takes me a while to learn names.

In Christ,
Fr. Solomon

Rita Danhardt, Director of Religious Education,

Donna Santoni, Parish Administrative Assistant

Tony Dicken, Facilities Manager

Bud and Barbara Fuchslager, Maintenance

Jordan Pantalone, Director of Music Ministry

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