Mass Schedule

St. Polycarp, Smyrna DE
(302) 653-8279
Saturday – 4:00 pm
Sunday – 10:30 am
Weekday Mass – 8:30 am, Tuesday & Wednesday
Confessions – Saturdays, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

St. Dennis, Galena MD
(410) 648-5145
Sunday – 8:00 am
Sunday – 11:00 am (Spanish)
Weekday Mass – 8:30 am, Thursday & Friday
Confessions – Sundays, 7:00-7:30 am


DE Home for the Chronically Ill (DHCI):
Communion Service – 3rd Tuesday at 10:30 am
Communion Service – 1st Wednesday at 1:15 pm

Parish Contact

55 Ransom Lane,
Smyrna, Delaware 19977

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

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


Triduum – The most important days of the liturgical year. During these days we celebrate the passion and resurrection of Jesus. The Triduum begins with the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday.
Its high point is the Easter Vigil. The Triduum ends with evening prayer on Easter Sunday.

 Holy Thursday, April 1
Mass of the Lord’s Supper                                       St. Polycarp Church, 7:00 pm

Good Friday, April 2
Liturgy of the Passion & Death of Our Lord             St. Dennis, 3:00 pm
Hispanic Stations of the Cross                                St. Dennis, 7:00 pm

Holy Saturday, April 3
The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night                          St. Polycarp, 7:30 pm

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord, April 4
Mass         St. Polycarp Church, 8 am & 10 am
Mass         St. Dennis, 8 am & 9:30 am, & 11 am (Spanish)


St. Polycarp: Reservations for Holy Thursday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday Masses will be accepted by phone on Wednesday, March 24th from 9am – 2pm. Online reservations will be accepted March 24th beginning at 12:01 am to March 31st at 12:00pm, noon or until capacity is reached.  
Holy Thursday Mass – https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/6482
Easter Vigil – https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/6483
Easter Sunday Mass,  8 am – https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/6484
Easter Sunday Mass, 10am https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/6485

St. Dennis: Reservations for Good Friday and the Easter Sunday Masses can be made by calling the Parish Office at St. Dennis on Wednesday, March 31st from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.  410-648-5291.

St. Polycarp: https://www.youtube.com/c/StPolycarpSmyrnaDE
St. Dennis:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_Dl3AJWCXaPXy7Fqhkg2yg