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Mass Schedule

St. Polycarp
Saturday – 4:00 pm
Sunday – 10:30 am
Daily Mass – (Mon.-Sat.) – 8:30 am

St. Dennis, Galena MD
Sunday – 7:30 am
Sunday – 4:00 pm (Spanish)
Weekday Mass – Thursday & Friday 8:30 am

DE Home for the Chronically Ill (DHCI)
First Tuesday of the Month – 10:30 am

Second Friday of the Month 1:00 pm






Parish Contact

55 Ransom Lane,
Smyrna, Delaware 19977

Office number: (302) 653-8279
Email: office@saintpolycarp.org

Religious Education: (302)653-4101
Email: dre@saintpolycarp.org


See you on September 17th!  

The Parish Picnic is on Sunday, September 17th. Come and enjoy a meal and fun with your parish family!

The Knights of Columbus, Columbiettes, and Sodality are supplying the burgers, dogs, pulled pork, beverages, and cookies.

Can you bring a salad or side dish, ready to serve?  Can you add to the dessert table? Sign-up sheets are near all the entrances with some suggested items.  You may also call 302 – 659 – 5317or email busylady39@comcast.net.

NEW MASS & RECONCILIATION SCHEDULE to begin the Weekend of September 9 & 10

Our New Mass Schedule (beginning the weekend of September 9 & 10) is:

Saturday at 4pm    (Beginning September 9, Confessions will be Saturdays, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm)

Sunday at 10:30 am

Our New Mass Reconciliation (Confession) Schedule (beginning Saturday, September 9 ) is:

Saturdays, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Rev. James Hreha was appointed pastor of St. Dennis, Galena, MD., effective Sept. 8. This appointment is in addition to his ministry as pastor of St. Polycarp Parish, Smyrna.


Little Sisters of the Poor – September 2 & 3, 2017

On Saturday, September 2nd and Sunday, September 3rd, the Little Sisters of the Poor will seek your financial support for their ministry to the elderly poor.  The Sisters are committed to welcoming the needy regardless of race or religion, into their Home on Salem Church Road in Newark.  They receive them as members of their large family, caring for them and preparing them for their heavenly Home when God calls them. Your generosity will be deeply appreciated.  The collection will be taken up as a Second Collection on September 2nd and 3rd.  Thank you.