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Mass Schedule

St. Polycarp
Saturday – 4:00 pm
Sunday – 10:30 am
Weekday Mass  (Monday – Friday) – 8:30 am
Reconciliation (Confessions) Saturdays – 2:30-3:30 pm

St. Dennis, Galena MD
Sunday – 8:00 am
Sunday – 11:00 am (Spanish)
Weekday Mass – Thursday & Friday 8:30 am
Reconciliation (Confessions) Saturdays 2:30 – 3:30 pm

DE Home for the Chronically Ill (DHCI)
Mass – First Tuesday of the Month – 10:30 am


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


Office of Priestly and Religious Vocations
Diocese of Wilmington

Did you know that the Diocese of Wilmington has…        (2019)
107 Diocesan Priests
113 Permanent Deacons
67 Men Religious
159 Women Religious


Very Reverend Norman P. Carroll, V.F.
Vocation Director
(302) 573 – 3113 Ÿ vocations@cdow.org

Reverend John A. Grasing
Director of Deacons
(302) 573 – 2390 Ÿ jgrasing@cdow.org

Sister Ann David Strohminger, o.s.f.
Delegate for Religious
(302) 573 – 3124 Ÿ astrohminger@cdow.org

October 27, 2019
Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
WANTED: Humble sinners who know the forgiveness of God.  These make good servants of the Gospel.  They can be priests, deacons, sisters, or brothers.

November 3, 2019
Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time
Can I risk sharing the goodness God has given me?  Can I care for the needs of my brothers and sisters? Can I respond to God as a priest, deacon, brother, or sister?

November 10, 2019
Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Our God is a God of the living not of the dead.  Have you had an experience of this living God and want to share it with others?  You may be called to the priesthood or religious life.

November 17, 2019
Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time
“By your endurance you will gain your souls.”  Be patient with yourself and with God as you await the sign of your call.

November 24, 2019
Feast of Christ the King
“Jesus, remember me when you come into your Kingdom.”  Can you lead others to make this request of our Lord and King?  Give your life to Jesus and others are sure to hear, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”