Mass Schedule

Daily Mass (Tues to Fri) - 8:30 am

Saturday - 5:00 pm

Sunday - 8:00 am & 10:45 am

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135 Ransom Lane, Smyrna, DE 19977-1617
Office Number: (302) 653-8279
Email: office@saintpolycarp.org

Hours
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on Weekdays

Welcome to St. Polycarp

Rev. James D. Hreha, Pastor

Our Mission

We, the family of faith at St. Polycarp, are a welcoming Roman Catholic community, a thankful holy people, sent forth from our celebration of the Eucharist to walk in faith, live in hope, and act with love for God and for one another. Through our ministry we embrace the poor, the suffering, and the lost. As disciples of Jesus Christ, we are committed to justice and peace through prayer, Christian formation, evangelization, and stewardship.

We Welcome New Members

Members of our parish will be happy to meet with you to answer questions & fill out a registration form. We have a special program for folks interested in becoming Catholic. For further information, please call (302) 653-8279.

We Gather for Prayer

Eucharistic Adoration in St. Ann Chapel, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tuesday Sacred Heart Devotions, 9:00 am every 1st Friday of the Month
Divine Mercy Devotions, 3:00 pm Friday from September to May

We Form Adults and the Youth in Faith

Please contact Patricia Freedman, our Director of Religious Education, in our Christian Formation Office at (302) 653-4101 for more information in Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) and for information about our religious education for children and youth (PSR – Parish School of Religion).

We Celebrate Forgiveness

Confessions are every Saturday from 3:30-4:30 pm or by appointment in Fr. Jim’s office. No matter how long you may have been away, you are always welcome back! Please do not hesitate to call us to schedule an appointment at (302) 653-8279.

Reconciliation Room

Upcoming Events

  1. PSR Grades 1-4 First Class

    September 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
  2. PSR Grades 5-8 First Class

    September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
  3. Catechetical Sunday -10:45 a.m. Mass

    September 20 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
  4. Holy Hour

    September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  5. PSR Grades 1-4

    September 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am