Two Churches, One Parish

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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

We are called to become mature disciples. How are you doing in your discipleship journey? Who have you become?

Two Churches, One Parish

  • Blessing of the statue of St. Lorenzo Ruiz.
  • Sacred Heart Mission
  • Scrolls listing the names of deceased parishioners as well as parishioners’ ...
  • SALT Youth Group Hayride & Bonfire
  • Saints in the making...
  • Youth of the parish making sandwiches for Cathedral Kitchen in Camden.
  • Journey to the Celestial City event
  • Parish youth clean up the grounds of Our Lady of Lourdes Church.
  • Parish Leadership Council
  • Mary, Mother of Mercy
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Church
  • Our Lady Queen of Peace Church
  • Fr. Bill & Fr. Joe
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Church
  • Our Lady Queen of Peace Church

Join Us

Light Up for Christ

Join us on Tuesday, December 1, 7 pm, at the Nativity scene in front of Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church for a blessing service and official lighting of the outdoor crèche.

St. Nicholas Festival

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary 

A Holy Day of Obligation

Mass Schedule:
9 am: Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church
7 pm: Our Lady of Lourdes Church

Advent Penance Services

Wednesday, December 9, 7 pm: Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church
Wednesday, December 16, 7 pm: Our Lady of Lourdes Church

Misa de Gallo

The 'Mass of the Rooster' will begin on December 16 and continue through December 24. These Masses will be offered in Our Lady of Lourdes Church at 5:30 am every day except on Sunday, December 20 when the Mass will be at 8 am. Masses will be followed by refreshments in Mercy Hall.

Youth Group Fundraiser

Knights of Columbus Fundraiser

Opportunities for Stewardship:

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.This is a wonderful way to 'remember' your loved ones! 

Brick Order Form

Volunteers Needed

1)  Volunteers are needed to do light cleaning of the church (includes dusting, straightening the books in the pews, watering plants, etc.) We are planning to put together some teams of people whose availability matches, and then the teams will take turns. If you can help us with this, please call or email the parish office and leave your contact information and your availability (i.e. what day(s) are best for you, what time of day is best). 

2)  Our Religious Education programs are in need of Assistants to help in the classrooms during instruction. For Grades 1 - 5, please contact Maria Brown, ECHO Coordinator, for more information. For Middle School & High School programs, please contact Sherry Dvorak, Youth Ministry Coordinator for more information.

Your consideration is greatly appreciated.

"Christ has no body now but yours, no hands, no feet on earth but yours"

Our parish ministries welcome new members, and can always use help. Please prayerfully consider where you might be able to give some time, and lend your talents. If you're not sure who to contact, call the parish office and you will be pointed in the right direction.

More information can be found in our bulletin.

Recent Bulletins

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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.