• 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.”


Mass Schedule

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

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

Activities & Events

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Presence: The Mystery of the Eucharist - A Parish-Wide Study

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Please consider offering your time and talent as a member of our Parish Pastoral Council.  The Council serves as an advisory board to the pastor, fosters participation in the life of our parish, and helps set the vision for the parish. The foundations of Council action are prayer, discernment, collaboration, consensus and empowerment.  Meetings are
bi-monthly from September to May.  Election of 2 new members will take place in June.  Applications to be placed on the ballot are available in the vestibules of our churches. 
(Applications may be placed in any collection basket at Mass and must be received by June 3rd.)
Elections will take place the weekend of June 16th-17th
If you have any questions, contact the Parish Office.



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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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


A full job description can be provided upon request.

Something to think about...questions for this week

Last Sunday we heard about the descent of the Holy Spirit onto the Apostles and the birth of the Church. Paul implores the Christians in the region of Galatia to "live by the Spirit” – our “Advocate.” Do you allow the Spirit to work in you and through you? Does your life give witness to the Spirit? What can you do better?

(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.”