Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish

Two Churches, One Parish

Welcome Home

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.”

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

Ask Yourself...questions for this week

What are you doing every day to deepen your relationship with God? Do you go to Jesus as a child would, trusting in Him to address all your needs?

Two Churches, One Parish

  • Parish Papal Potluck
  • Fr. Bill's 10th Anniversary Celebration
  • Work on the floor at Our Lady of Lourdes Church
  • Parish Leadership Council
  • Mary, Mother of Mercy
  • Fr. Bill & Fr. Joe
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Church
  • Our Lady Queen of Peace Church

Save the Dates:

Faith Formation Dates:

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd start dates:
    Wednesday 1 - 3 pm classes & Friday 9:30 - 11:30 am classes have begun
    Wednesday 4:30 - 5:45 pm classes begin October 14

Youth Group Mass (followed by dinner): October 17, 5:00 pm, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Glassboro

ECHO & EDGE/Middle School Youth Religious Education Classes begin: week of October 11

Whole Family Catechesis first meeting: October 18, 8:30 - 10 am, Mercy Hall

Journey to the Celestial City: A Musical Retelling of the Pilgrim's Progress: Saturday, October 17, 7 pm, Mercy Hall (Doors will open at 6 pm and refreshments will be available.) Suggested donation: $5. All are invited to attend.


Additional Events:

Living Rosary (followed by reception): October 7, 6 pm, Our Lady of Lourdes Church by the grotto (mandatory for all students in grades 1 - 6)

Bonfire & Hayride for Teens: Friday, October 23, from 8 - 10 pm at Zimmerman's Farm, Sewell ($10 fee includes lots of food and fun!)

Opportunities for Stewardship:


September 23 - November 1: 40 Days for Life


Immaculate Heart of Mary Prayer Garden

You are invited to buy a 4 x 8 brick for $50 and personalize it with up to three lines 18 characters per line). The brick will be used in the IHM Prayer Garden currently being constructed at the rear of the Our Lady of Lourdes Church parking lot. Mary MOM teen, Jessica Beck is working on this project for a Girl Scout Gold Award, and all donations will directly support this project. Order forms are available in the Parish Office. This is a wonderful way to 'remember' your loved ones! 


Share the Warmth

After all Masses the weekend of October 10/11, there will be a collection of new and gently used coats and winter clothing to benefit Purple Heart (St. Vincent de Paul Society) and the Maryville Addiction Treatment Center (benefiting recovering addicts transitioning back into the community). This collection is sponsored in part by the Catholic Daughters. Thank you in advance for your generosity.


More information can be found in our bulletin.

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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.