Mass and Confession Schedule
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.
Confession on Sundays 7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Mass on Sundays at 8:00 AM
Spanish Mass on Sundays at 11:00 AM
Thursday and Friday at 8:30 AM
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR WEEKEND MASSES
Saturday – 4:00 pm
Sunday – 10:30 am
Weekday Mass – 8:30 am, Tuesday and Wednesday only until the second week in March
Confessions – Saturdays 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Historic Church Tours
As part of the Diocese of Wilmington's 150th Anniversary celebration, the Old Bohemia Historical Society (OBHS) invites visitors to explore the first church in the diocese, St. Francis Xavier Shrine (Old Bohemia). The buildings will open the first Saturday of every month beginning April 7, 2018 through March 2, 2019 for the Diocesan Historic Churches Pilgrimage. Guided tours will be offered at 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. The rectory museum and graveyard will be accessible for individual inspection and study. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. At 11 a.m., Mass will be celebrated in the historic church. A first-class relic of St. Francis Xavier will be displayed for veneration after most services.
Attached you will find more information.
Catholic Charities Donations Requested
Catholic Charities is a member of the National Diaper Bank Network, providing diapers to families in need. Currently, our Diaper Bank serves over 200 families! To help support our Diaper Bank, please make a donation of diapers, baby wipes, or other baby hygiene items. Donations can be brought to any Catholic Charities location. You will receive a tax receipt for your donation.
If you know someone in need, have them call the Diaper Bank at Bayard House, 302-654-1184, to learn how to participate in the program.
Serve the Lord with Gladness
Altar Servers Needed
Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers Needed
Lectors are members of the parish who proclaim the Word in the first two scripture readings and the responsorial psalm. They also assist in creating a hospitable and prayerful environment by praying the Prayers of the Faithful.
A Eucharistic minister of Holy Communion assists in the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass. They may also take communion to the sick at home, in hospitals or nursing homes.
Welcome to St. Dennis Catholic Church
REV. JAMES HREHA, PASTOR
All are invited to attend Mass at St. Dennis. We also welcome new members to our Parish family. Every family should be registered in the Parish. Registration is required for Baptism and Marriage. Please contact the rectory at 410-648-5145.
St. Dennis, founded in 1855, is located in the town of Galena, in Kent County Maryland. The church is a parish of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, Delaware.