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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

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55 Ransom Lane,
Smyrna, Delaware 19977

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

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

Letter from Fr. Jim – Announcement – Facilities Manager

August 26, 2022

Dear People of God,

I hope and pray that all is well with you and your loved ones as Summer comes to an end!

The new life of the Resurrection that burst forth on Easter morning continued to be revealed for weeks as the Apostles struggled to understand it. With the passage of time, we come to comprehend the mystery of God’s unfolding wisdom. Accordingly, our experience of the Paschal Mystery with our Professional Staff continues to show God’s goodness. After interviews with viable candidates, we have discerned our new Facilities Manager.

George Hutchinson is no stranger to our parish. His wife, Mary Grace, has been involved in many of our ministries over the years including PSR, Children’s Liturgy of the Word and currently comes into the office weekly to assist with the Bulletin. Over the course of decades, George has been a good steward of the gifts God has entrusted to his care and assisted St. Polycarp in varied endeavors. He has always been a model of dependability and service.

George has decades of experience with caring for facilities. He has successfully guided his own business. His accumulated and diverse knowledge will be an asset to our community. Please keep George in your prayers as he prepares to assume the ministry of caring for our campus. Certainly as the next few months progress, we will experience an unfolding of the new model of our Staff. This will require patience by every member and ministry in our parish. Please continue to pray for our Professional Staff as we follow where God is leading our beloved St. Polycarp.

May God continue to bless you and reward your goodness.