Welcome to Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish!
Together with Mary our Mother, our Catholic Community welcomes all to receive, live and share the Divine Mercy that comes from Jesus. We are a community of faith that thrives on the sacramental life of the Church. On behalf of the clergy, staff and parishioners of Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish, we welcome you to our family of faith. We truly hope that you allow us to serve you in whatever way we can, and we invite you to be a full and active participant in our parish. Please come and celebrate with us each week and make this community an extension of your family. Welcome Home!
“Grant me, O Lord my God, a mind to know You, a heart to seek You, wisdom to find You, conduct pleasing to You, faithful perseverance in waiting for You, and a hope of finally embracing You. Amen.”
Tuesday - Thursday: 10 am to 5 pm
Friday: 10 am to 2:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 3 pm
Sunday : Closed
House of Charity
Parish Goal: $ 140,842
Raised to Date: $ 120,056
Please help support the pastoral, charitable, and social ministries of the Diocese of Camden.
There are several ways to give: drop a check in the collection basket (made out to House of Charity), mail your donation to the parish office, or make a pledge (can be paid in 10 monthly installments). Also, why not check to see if your employer offers matching contributions. If they do, please register and name Mary, Mother of Mercy as your parish.
More information about where your donation will be used can be found by going to the diocesan website at: www.camdendiocese.org. Thank you for being as generous as your means allow.
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Two Churches, One Parish
Happy Anniversary Fr. Joe!!
25 Years Ordained
You have been a blessing to our parish and a source of comfort, inspiration and strength. Thank you for answering God’s call. May He bless you always!
Vacation Bible School - Register Now!
Registration for 2015/2016 School Year
Registration for next year’s Religious Education program has begun. Forms can be found here on our website (just click on the tab for the program you need), and then returned to the Parish Office with payment. Please contact Shannon Cassidy at email@example.com with any questions.
Attention Catholic School Parents!
Children attending Catholic schools should be receiving sacramental preparation at our parish. Therefore, it’s important to register your child(ren) with our Religious Education program even if they attend Catholic school. Please contact Shannon Cassidy, the Coordinator of Religious Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
UNDERSTANDING GRIEF - SPRING 2015
Providing a listening ear and an open heart in a compassionate and gentle environment to those grieving the loss of a loved one, our Parish’s Bereavement Ministry will meet on Monday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 PM in Our Lady’s Hall, on Morris Avenue in Pitman. The last date in the spring session is June 1.
Anyone grieving the loss of a loved one is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Dolly at 589-4237, or Deacon John Luko at 629-2183.
10th Annual Golf Outing
Friday, June 5
1 pm (11:30 am registration/lunch)
at White Oaks Country Club, Newfield
Golfers of all ages and skill levels will enjoy this event. The $90 registration fee covers lunch, green fees/cart, refreshments and awards banquet. Registrations and the sponsor forms are available in both churches and the parish office. Sponsorship opportunities are available! Contact Steve Shanline for more information at 881-2010.
Proceeds will be used to support the Parish Religious Education Program.
World Meeting of Families 2015
September 22-25, 2015
Papal Visit: September 26-27
Love is our Mission: the Family Fully Alive
- called together from all over the world in faithful celebration of the family – the sanctuary of love and life.
More information about how you can prayerfully prepare, get involved, donate, host a family, and much more can be found by going to:
Daily Scripture Readings
Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish
is a Roman Catholic parish serving central Gloucester County, New Jersey. Our parish community was formed from the former parishes Our Lady Queen of Peace in Pitman, and Our Lady of Lourdes in Glassboro. We are a part of the Camden Diocese, under the leadership of the Most Reverend Dennis Sullivan.