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Mass Schedule

St. Polycarp, Smyrna DE
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
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) –
Mass for residents – Suspended at this time.

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

Blessing of the Animals 2021

Over 25 dogs, 2 cats, a bunny and a turtle were blessed by Fr. Jim at our 2021 Annual Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis of Assisi.
This event is always so enjoyable!  (Click on the individual pictures to enlarge.)


Fr. Mast Retirement

Parish Picnic 2021

2nd Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner 2021

Blessing of the Animals – October 2020

On October 4th, 2020, we continued our parish tradition of the Blessing of the Animals. This tradition honors St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals.  The Blessing was attended by dogs, cats, a turtle, a lizard and their people. This year, we met in the parking lot so that we could socially distance. Masks were required for all humans.  To view pictures, click on the link below.