Rev. James D. Hreha, Pastor
Deacon Charles Robinson (Retired)
St. Polycarp – Mass Schedule
Saturday at 4:00 pm
Sunday at 10:30 am
Confessions 2:30-3:30 pm on Saturdays
Weekday Mass: Monday – Friday at 8:30 am. * see below
St. Dennis, Galena MD Mass – Sunday at 8:00 am & 11:00 am (Spanish);
Reconciliation – Sundays at 7:00 – 7:30 am
*IMPORTANT WEEKDAY MASS UPDATE (2019):
February Weekdays: We will not have Mass on Mondays, Thursdays or Fridays.
Please pray for vocations.
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.
We welcome new parishioners!
Parishioners new to our parish family – please complete the census (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
Sacred Heart Devotions: 1st Friday of each month 9:00 am
Flame of Love: Thursdays at 7:00 pm
Divine Mercy Devotions: Fridays (September to May) at 3:00 pm in St. Ann Chapel
Faith Formation /Religious Education
Please contact our Christian Formation Office at (302) 653-4101 for more information about our religious education for children and youth (PSR – Parish School of Religion).
Are you an adult interested in becoming Catholic or are in need of Sacraments?
Contact the parish office, (302) 653-8279 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.