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  • 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.”

 

Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish

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.

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.

Stop! In the Name of Love!

Dinner  ~  Dancing  ~  Basket Auction  ~  50/50

Although on-line sales have ended, tickets will be available at the door.

 

Thanksgiving Dinner Baskets

The following items are needed to prepare Thanksgiving Dinner Baskets for the needy in our parish area:

- boxed or bagged dry stuffing mix

- canned peas, corn or green beans

- canned sweet potatoes

- canned or jarred of turkey gravy

- canned cranberry sauce

- boxed corn muffin mix or small pouches of biscuit mix

- frozen turkeys weighing between 12 and 17 pounds

Please place the donations in the regular food drop off locations at each church.  These items can be dropped off at any time up to November 19.

Thank you for your generosity.

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.

Recent Bulletins


  • Sun, Nov 19th

  • Sun, Nov 5th

United Way/Employee Giving

“It’s through the sharing of blessings that faith, hope and love become abundant.” - Bishop Sullivan

 House of Charity

Parish Goal: $147,973  Raised to Date: $140,109

The Bishop’s Annual Appeal is a wonderful story in which each and every one of us has a part to play. Every year, through the support of individuals and organizations, people are served right in our own parish community as well as many more who live beyond our parish. This support enables our neighbors near and far in the South Jersey area to receive corporal, spiritual, psychological, moral, and social assistance. These services could not be provided by one parish alone. Your gift matters.

If you haven’t yet contributed to this campaign, please prayerfully consider how you can help.

There are several ways to contribute: drop a check in the collection basket (made out to ‘House of Charity’); mail your donation to the Parish Office; make a pledge (can be paid in 10 installments), or see if your employer offers matching contributions.

Thank you to all those who have shared God’s blessings with those in need!

Click here for more information on the House of Charity, Bishop's Annual Appeal.

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Something to think about...questions for this week

Do you believe that Jesus will come again? The parable of the ten virgins forewarns believers to be prepared for the return of Christ, and reminds us that we know neither the day nor the hour of His return (or of our own passing from this life). How prepared are you for either of these eventualities? How seriously have you taken your decision to be a disciple of Jesus?

(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.

 

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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.

Our Mission

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.”