55 Ransom Lane Smyrna, DE 19977 (302)653-8279
LIVE STREAM MASS – ST. POLYCARP – 4pm Saturday afternoons
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WEEKEND MASSES HAVE RESUMED. Reservations & masks are required. Guidelines for Re-opening of Mass and how to make reservations.
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Live stream begins 5 minutes before Mass.
Rev. James D. Hreha, Pastor
Deacon Charles Robinson (Retired)
Deacon Frank Weber
Rev. James Hreha was appointed pastor of St. Dennis, Galena, MD., effective Sept. 8, 2017.
This appointment is in addition to his ministry as pastor here at St. Polycarp Parish, Smyrna.
Let us pray for Fr. Jim as he continues to shepherd both parishes.
Here at St. Polycarp, out of care and concern for our Parish Family and all others…
Adoration, Flame of Love, Divine Mercy , meetings and events are either being held virtually, through teleconferencing or cancelled until further notice. No gatherings on campus permitted until further notice.
Office Hours – Closed until further notice. The office staff is continuing to work remotely. Emails are checked daily Monday – Friday. The Parish answering service is handling phone calls. Messages are checked by the Parish Secretary week days. In the event of a Sacramental emergency, please call the parish office (302) 653-8279. The answering service will contact the appropriate person.
FROM THE DIOCESE
A MESSAGE FROM BISHOP MALOOLY REGARDING THE RESUMPTION OF PUBLIC MASSES IN THE DIOCESE OF WILMINGTON CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE MESSAGE
WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS!
Parishioners new to our parish family – please complete the registration below or stop by our office!
“God doesn’t expect us to do great things. He expects us to do little things with great love.”
~ St. Teresa of Calcutta
We hope that you will participate one of our many ministries! No matter what your talents or interests are, if you have 15 minutes or days, we have something for you!
Check out the many opportunities – CLICK HERE
St. Polycarp Church – 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 Gather for Prayer
Eucharistic Adoration in St. Ann Chapel: Tuesdays 9:00 am – 9:00 pm (cancelled until further notice)
Flame of Love: Thursdays at 7:00 pm by teleconference
Faith Formation /Religious Education
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR 2020-2021
Please contact our Christian Formation Office at email@example.com or leave a message at (302) 653-4101 for more information about our religious education for children and youth (PSR – Parish School of Religion).
CLICK HERE for more information about religious education for children.
Are you an adult interested in becoming Catholic or are in need of Sacraments?
Contact Deacon Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at (302) 653-8279.
Our eGiving Program is NOW available.
What is eGiving? eGiving is a convenient way to support St. Polycarp by electing to use direct deposit from you bank or credit card to make it easier for you to support our parish.
For more information or to sign up eGiving CLICK HERE
Parking in our lots is for Church Masses, services and functions. Any other parking is at your own risk.