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9:30 am - Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church
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Monday - Saturday: 9 am - Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church
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
Tuesday - Thursday: 10 am to 5 pm
Friday: 10 am to 2:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 3 pm
Sunday : Closed
Activities & Events
Watch as Meryl Cerana, our parish Pastoral Associate and Business Administrator, talks about her experiences earning her Masters of Science in Church Management through the Center for Church Management at the Villanova School of Business:
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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.
- 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.
- 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:
Mary Mother of Mercy Parish
500 Greentree Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028
A full job description can be provided upon request.
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.
Something to think about...questions for this week
How often do you reach out with the kind of confidence that Andrew had? Are you ready and willing to share your faith with your family and friends? Do you consider your relationship with Jesus a gift to be shared, or a fact to be safely hidden away in your personal prayer corner? Jesus' first spoken words in the Gospel of John: "What are you looking for?" How do you invite non-believers to look for Christ?
(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.”