COORDINATOR OF YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY
(HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE-AGED, YOUNG ADULTS)
The Youth and Young Adult Coordinator responds to the pastoral needs and concerns of youth (high school) and young adults (college-aged; 20’s and 30’s). The aim is to foster and provide an environment where their faith is enriched and active participation in the parish and mission of the Church is nurtured and encouraged. A Youth and Young Adult Coordinator is a highly, self-motivated, organized, and energetic individual who will create an outreach to youth and young adults.
For a full description of the essential duties and responsibilities, as well as the necessary qualifications and education/experience, please click here.
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9:30 am - Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church
11 am - Our Lady of Lourdes Church
Mon., Tue., Thu., Fri., & Sat.: 9 am - OLQP
Wed.: 6:15 pm - OLL
Confessions are heard on Saturdays from 9:30 - 10 am at Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church, from 3:15 - 4:15 pm at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, and by appointment.
Holy Family Chapel at Our Lady of Lourdes Church is open for private prayer from 10am to 3pm, Monday through Thursday.
Parish Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 3 PM
If you need to reach someone outside of regular office hours please email Meryl Cerana ([email protected]).
Please note: our parish priests and staff members will never contact you via email to ask that you provide them with gift cards or assist them financially in a crisis situation. If you receive an email which is seemingly being sent by a priest or staff member requesting financial assistance of any kind, please report it to the Parish Office immediately ([email protected]). Thank you.
Activities & Events (slideshow)
Opportunities for Parish Youth
ROME & PARIS HIGH SCHOOL TRIP 2022
Mary Mother of Mercy Parish, in partnership with Gloucester Catholic High School will be sponsoring a high school trip to Rome and Paris during the Easter Break from April 18-25, 2022. The trip is open to all high school-aged students. Father Caparas has over 15 years of student travel experience, and has been leading high school groups to pilgrimages and trips around the US and Europe.
For more information, please contact Fr. Caparas at the parish office or [email protected]
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USCCB Statement on the Reception of Holy Communion
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.
Help for refugees fleeing Ukraine and those left behind:
Bishop Sullivan asks that those who wish to give do so through Catholic Relief Services. CRS is on the ground at the borders helping refugees and in various parts of Ukraine assisting those in need. Donations may be made by phone at 1-877-HELP-CRS or online by visiting: https://support.crs.org/donate/donate-ukraine?ms=agicrs0222ukr00fea00
Catholic Relief Services eases suffering and provides assistance to people in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality.
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.”