• Ready for reconciliation.
  • Beginning
  • Ready to receive.
  • CKC - Making Sandwiches for the Cathedral Kitchen in Camden
  • Parish Festival Prize Drawing
  • Parish Leadership Council
  • Fr. Bill & Fr. Joe
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Church
  • Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Church
  • Our Lady Queen of Peace Church

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.”

 

A Gift For Our Parishioners

Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil:
     5 pm - Our Lady of Lourdes Church
Sunday: 
     8 am - Our Lady of Lourdes Church
     9:30 am - Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church
    11 am - Our Lady of Lourdes Church
   
Weekdays:
     Monday - Saturday: 9 am - Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church

Reconciliation:
Confessions are heard on Saturdays from 9:30 - 10 am at Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church, from 3:15 - 4:15 pm in the Chapel at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, and by appointment.

Mass on Christmas

Go to Mass on the 4th Sunday of Advent and on Christmas.

The 4th Sunday of Advent and Christmas are two separate days, and we are to participate in both by attending two separate Masses. (No “two for one”.)

“As for some spiritual formation in this matter, for those who may be thinking that one Mass should be good enough, I simply invite you to reflect on the reality of the Eucharist as a “gift” instead of being merely a “requirement.” The reason Mass is said to be required is not because we need to prove ourselves to God through “going to Church,” but because the Holy Eucharist is the gift of the eternal life of God – who alone can give this gift. Likewise, our participation in eternal life depends upon our faithfulness to God in this life to the very end - just as our earthly life depends on our continual breathing. No other gift of God gives us what is given in the Eucharist. We are, therefore, “required” to go to Mass because it is what gives us life and is best for us – and to not do so is to deny ourselves the gift of eternal life that only God can give to us.” – Fr. Joel Hastings 

Parish Office Hours

Monday: 1 pm to 5 pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 10 am to 5 pm
Friday: 10 am to 2:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 3 pm
Sunday : Closed

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Youth Ministry Coordinator Wanted

Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and deeply Catholic individual to fill a full-time position leading our growing youth ministry for middle school and high school aged youth as the Youth Ministry Coordinator.

Applicant Requirements:

  • A self-starter who can work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Education and experience in catechesis, youth ministry and ministry leadership are essential.
  • Computer, technology and multi-media skills
  • An understanding of Comprehensive Youth Ministry as set forth by the USCCB in Renewing the Vision.

Responsibilities include:

  • Middle school catechetical youth ministry
  • Social and service activities
  • Confirmation Preparation
  • Leadership development for Core Team volunteers and teens
  • Ongoing communication and collaboration with parish leaders

Diocesan Safe Environment background clearance and CAP training will be required; salary and benefits commensurate with experience and education.

Interested applicants should email/mail resume and cover letter to:

Meryl Cerana
Mary Mother of Mercy Parish
500 Greentree Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028
clff.mmom@gmail.com

 

A full job description can be provided upon request.

Memorial Bricks

Memorial to the Unborn

4” x 8” Memorial Bricks are on sale now for $50.00.

A limited number of bricks available, so get yours now!
(Bricks hold 4 lines of 21 characters each—including spaces.)

Memorialize your loved ones in this very special place.

Order forms are available in both churches, or click here.

Please call the Parish Office if you have any questions.

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Something to think about...questions for this week

Faith is a gift. The more we cultivate our faith and the closer we draw to Him, the more we will want to share about him. When was the last time you shared with a friend or loved one how much your faith in Jesus means to you? Have you become complacent and lost sight of what matters the most?

(Though it varies from person to person, it generally takes no less than 21 days to develop a new habit. It also takes discipline, courage and determination on a daily basis.)

What is God calling you to do?

 

Discernment groups are meeting now for those men discerning a call to the priesthood, as well as for women discerning a call to the religious life to help answer the question, 'What is God calling me to do?'.
More information can be found by contacting the Diocesan Office for Vocations at 583-2864.

 

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.

“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.”